RUCST are proud to announce that we have been selected to deliver the Kinder+Sport initiative.
Rotherham United are 1 of 16 clubs from England and The Republic of Ireland who have been chosen to lead on the project which is designed to encourage an active lifestyles in children across the world and has already reached 15 million children. Targeted at primary school children aged between 9- 10 years, the programme combines six weeks of practical sporting sessions with classroom based sessions focused on diet, nutrition and the human body.
Week 1 Exercise and Fitness
Week 2 The Human Body
Week 3 Diet and Nutrition 1 (fruit and vegetables)
Week 4 Diet and Nutrition 2 (Milk and Dairy)
Week 5 Diet and Nutrition 3 (the Eat Well Plate)
Week 6 Hydration
This Programme will be delivered in schools across the country in partnership with the Community Trusts of several top football clubs, These include Watford FC; Blackburn Rovers; Coventry City; Charlton Athletic; Derby County; Middlesbrough FC; Sheffield United; Plymouth Argyle and Cork City, all of whom were part of the programme in 2014/15. Seven new clubs are joining the programme for the year 2015/16; Brentford, Burton Albion, MK Dons, Notts County, Portsmouth, Rotherham United, Southend United.
Lauren Kerry, Health Officer said "The programme which has been designed is fantastic, its gets children active, promotes nutritional education and builds awareness of the importance of a balanced diet and active lifestyle, we at Rotherham United are very excited to be delivering this fantastic programme to our local schools"
Mike Evans, General Manager of the Football League Trust said: “Partnering with Ferrero on the +Sport Move and Learn project has been an incredible experience and has given children all over the country a fantastic insight into the value of living an active lifestyle.”
“We believe it is essential that companies value the wellbeing of future generations. Ferrero is really leading the way by investing in children to create and deliver programmes that give children the skills to live as active adults.”
If this project is something that is of interest to you and your school, please contact:
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