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Building School Capacity

To develop the capacity of the school community to provide physical activity, schools should:

To promote community partnerships, schools can:

What does this mean for teacher practice?


Prior to commencing any planned physical activity:

During the activity

Helping children and young people to meet the physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines

Note - Children should engage in natural resistance-based and weight-bearing activities and do not need weights to strengthen their bones and muscles.

Things to consider:

Additional benefits of regular physical activity

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