• Baroness Jenkin: The Daily Mile initiative should be introduced to schools nationally

    Today, Baroness Jenkin will be asking the Health Minister to work with The Daily Mile to promote and deliver the initiative to schools nationally.

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  • Physical Development at Holly Tree Montessori Nursery

    Read how Holly Tree Montessori Nursery in Stockport have implemented different ways to encourage children's physical development

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  • Early Years Physical Development - Training Volunteers

    The GM Under 5s team spent the day training volunteers who work with families with young children on the importance of young children's physical development. Read what they learnt here.

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  • Research finds 4 year olds are not physically ready to start school.

    Research from Loughborough University in 2016 revealed that many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school.

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  • Ofsted Says Settings Are 'Not Physical Enough'

    Ofsted is planning a new focus on physical development in early years settings, with deputy director of early education Gill Jones claiming that nurseries and pre-schools are not adequately physically challenging.

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  • Early Years Movement Therapist Explains the Importance of Physical Activity in the Early Years

    Janice Graham is a movement therapist, passionate about enabling both children and adults to realise their potential and enjoy learning. Hear her views on the importance of physical activity in the early years.

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