Why it works

The Daily Mile works for children, teachers & schools, and supports the rights of children to have a healthy and happy childhood.

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Helps schools meet government guidelines

 Provides a quarter of the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Guidelines recommending 60 mins daily physical activity for children.

 Proven sustainability (all year round)

 Happens safe within the schools’ environment (risk-assessed)

 Easily links to the curriculum

 Promotes Health and Wellbeing in schools

 Supports wider participation in Sport and PE

It meets the needs of childhood

 Improves focus & concentration

 Improves behaviour in class

 Raises attainment

 Improves personal self-efficacy

 Is 100% inclusive (every child succeeds)

 Is simple & free

 Helps maintain healthy weight

 Supports healthy bone & muscle development

 Improves children’s resilience and cardio-metabolic health