Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Early years is a key area to ensure children in your setting are given the best opportunity possible to be active for life.

Data shows that 41% of children who are obese at pre-school age become obese adults, meaning that children will start adulthood with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, along with other health problems. Department of Health, 2011

Essential Sports Training work with a range of private and public sector nursery schools in the South, offering a variety of programmes that help combat inactivity trends. Our Early Years programmes follow the recommendations for physical activity in pre-school children and focus on: