What is Smile for a Mile?
The initiative is a physical activity intervention, first established in a nursery
and primary school setting in Stirling, Scotland. Smile for a Mile began in
2016 and will see every school in West Cheshire offered the opportunity
to participate over the three year lifetime of the project.
What does it involve?
What will it achieve?
A whole school approach involving
children and staff from nursery
to year 6
|Improved focus / attention of children|
Run or walk a mile each day
to achieve an extra 15 minutes
of physical activity per day
(in addition to existing PE lessons)
|Encouraging children to enjoy being|
Children go out in almost all weathers
|Reduction in the number of overweight|
At a time of the teacher’s choosing
Children do not need to change from
|Children sleep and eat better|
It is inclusive of all children
It is school led
Want to become involved / find out more?
Smile for a Mile
If you would like to become involved in the Smile for a Mile initiative
or would like to know more, please contact Active Cheshire who
are delivering the project on behalf of the partners.
Contact: Duncan Setterington, Active Cheshire
Tel: 01606 330212