Project Name: Fit for Football

Award: £6974

Award date: June 2021

‘Fit for Football’ is an education and activity programme designed to improve heart health among primary school children through promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

Some of the key topics covered as part of this fun and engaging programme include fitness, healthy eating, and learning about how the heart works. The programme specifically targets those in years three to six, equipping those within this age group with the knowledge skills to make more positive lifestyle choices.

Reds in the Community, part of Barnsley FC, have developed this programme to be delivered within areas of Barnsley where levels of deprivation are higher than the UK average.

With the programme due to begin at the start of the new school year, we are excited to see those involved engaging with such as fun and educational programme which is sure to have huge benefits to their future heart health!

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