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Supporting our children and young people to stay active through COVID-19

Thursday 18th March 2021

Being active is one of the best things we can do for our physical and mental health, it helps us to be happier, healthier and it improves our concentration levels too! That’s why we’ve partnered with Healthy Futures Calderdale to create some simple, fun and free ways to keep children active. 

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Opinion: #WalkToSchoolWeek at St. Joseph's Primary School

Friday 9th October 2020

At Active Calderdale, we have been working with schools to deliver new ways to build active travel into the lives of pupils, parents and staff. Through our School Streets program, we have found a way to reduce emissions around many of our schools, boost safety, and promote getting active.

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Safer, Greener and More Active: Calderdale School Streets Trial

Monday 7th September 2020

School drop-off and pick-up times can be stressful, congested and potentially unsafe, as everyone rushes to find the ideal parking spot right outside the school gates. They are hotspots for damaging emissions, dangerous for children crossing the roads and noisy for the surrounding residents – that’s where School Streets comes in!

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Being Active has countless forms: The ActiveCdale Cup 2019

Wednesday 1st May 2019

The ActiveCdale cup is a friendly competition between the primary schools of Calderdale, the objective is to be the most active, in the greatest variety of ways.

The 2019 competition was held on social media, with schools throughout the borough taking part by submitting images and videos of all of the unique ways that they stay active throughout the day.

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