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  • Scotland Scotland 1000+
  • England England 750+
  • Belgium Belgium 810+
  • Netherlands Netherlands 180+
  • Wales Wales 100+
  • Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 60+

Countries with less than 50 schools:

  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Egypt
  • Canada
  • United States of America
  • France
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Austria
  • Honduras
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Greece
  • Hawaii
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Croatia
  • Jamaica
  • Malta
  • Northern Ireland
  • Poland
  • Reunion Island


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How and why schools do The Daily Mile


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The Inconvenient Truth

According to a recent study, only half of 7-year-old children in the UK achieve recommended levels of physical activity. What is to be done about this inconvenient truth? If not us, then who? If not now, then when? Read the story behind how forward-thinking Headteacher Elaine Wyllie created The Daily Mile initiative to improve the fitness levels of pupils in her school.

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Health and Wellbeing

The health benefits of a physically active lifestyle are well documented. There is a large amount of evidence to suggest that regular physical activity can help to prevent and treat many different conditions such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. It also supports children’s mental health and wellbeing, and can improve academic attainment.

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10 Steps to Success

The Daily Mile is easy to implement and fun to do. All children enjoy it and participate happily. Read founder Elaine’s top ten essentials for successfully implementing The Daily Mile in any school setting.

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Recognising Commitment

To thank you for joining The Daily Mile movement and support you on your journey, we’ve created a range of useful resources including a Starter Pack, Certificates, and the latest news, hints and tips from Elaine and team.

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