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Improvement objective G

Help people adopt and develop healthy and sustainable lifestyles in order to improve health.

1. What do we want to achieve?

2. Why is this important?

  • Increase the percentage of 11-16 year olds attending 20 or more extra curricular physical or sporting activities during the school year.
  • Increase the percentage of year 6 school children who can swim to the required standard at age 11.
  • Increase the percentage of people referred to the council by health professionals to still be active after 12 months and indicating that their health has improved.
  • Increase the number of available growing spaces.
  • ​Increase the percentage of pupils identified in the Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC) who take up free school lunch.
  • To encourage more 11 to 16 year olds to continue their physical or sporting activities outside of the school curriculum in order to improve sustained participation and promote healthier lifestyles.
  • Children will be safer near water and will learn a life skill that will be fun and contribute towards adopting a healthy lifestyle.
  • To demonstrate that participants have adopted a healthier lifestyle.
  • To encourage people to grow their own food, deal with rising food prices and help tackle poverty. This will also encourage self-sufficiency, strengthen communities and provide a healthy activity whilst promoting healthier eating.
  • ​To assist learning and help secure the future well-being of school pupils.

  
Performance measures

  1. Percentage of 11-16 year olds attending 20 or more extra-curricular physical or sporting activities during the school year.
  2. Percentage of year 6 school children (11 years old) involved in the schools learn to swim programme who can swim to the required standard.
  3. Number/percentage of GP referrals still engaging in physical activity after 12 months and indicating that their health has improved
  4. No. of growing spaces.
  5. Percentage of pupils identified in the PLASC who take up free school lunch - primary/secondary schools.
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