Why it works

The Daily Mile works for children, teachers & schools, and supports the rights of children to have a healthy and happy childhood.

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Helps schools meet government guidelines

 Provides ½ of new UK Government requirements for schools to get children moving for 30mins each day (and ¼ of daily childhood activity recommendations!)

 Proven sustainability (all year round)

 Happens safe within the schools’ environment (risk-assessed)

 Easily links to the curriculum

 Promotes Health and Wellbeing in schools

 Supports wider participation in Sport and PE


It meets the needs of childhood

 Improves focus & concentration

 Improves behaviour in class

 Raises attainment

 Improves personal self-efficacy

 Is 100% inclusive (every child succeeds)

 Is simple & free

 Helps maintain healthy weight

 Supports healthy bone & muscle development

 Improves children’s resilience and cardio-metabolic health