The Tackling Health programme is an interactive project for children aged between seven and eight that takes a holistic approach to teaching them about their health, wellbeing and about leading a healthy lifestyle with a rugby focus.

Rugby’s diversity makes it the perfect vehicle to drive a healthy and activity-led initiative. As a sport, rugby can offer playing opportunities to children no matter their ability or background.

In partnership with the Greggs Foundation, the key aims of the project are to improve young people’s understanding of what constitutes healthy eating and a healthy diet and to increase levels of physical activity. The sessions which combine tag rugby and classroom workshops tackles inactivity by promoting fundamentals of movement; and teams up with children, teachers, parents and professional sport to make changes for future health. 

Schools can take part if they have 40% free school meals or are in the top 20% on the IMD index. Sessions are delivered across Berkshire, Hampshire, Middlesex and Surrey.

The project has also had a positive impact on the teachers who feel the programme has been “quite effective” in enhancing the classroom experience. 

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