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Active schools

Students who are physically active are better prepared to focus and learn in school. Educators can explore the sections below to learn more about how to provide a healthy learning environment that encourages movement and creativity. Providing opportunities for students to move throughout the school day is one way to support a comprehensive school health approach.

Engaging in physical activity

  • Enhances self-esteem, confidence, and resilience
  • Improves problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strengthens teamwork, co-operation, and social skills
  • Supports the development of healthy bodies, hearts, and minds

Funding opportunities for schools

International recommendations

National resources

Northern Health resources

Provincial and national initiatives

Resources for teachers