Pupils take simple steps to boost both hearts and minds using ‘Daily Mile’ initiative

Source: Telegraph & Argus

Date: 25-November-2017

Increasing numbers of schools in Bradford are signing up for a fitness initiative to get more children exercising on a daily basis; called The Daily Mile.

Yesterday, Elaine Wyllie, who founded the scheme, spoke at the Active Bradford conference held at the University of Bradford. She said that despite the simplicity of the scheme, it had halved childhood obesity in some schools, and even led to improved SATs results when pupils ran their mile before exams.

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