Suitable for: Childcare Centres, Pre-Schools and Creches
Buntús Start is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged between 2-5 years old. It has been adopted from the Youth Sport Trust Programme Top Start in the UK. Buntús Start is delivered in partnership with the Health Services Executive, County Childcare Committee and Local Sports Partnerships as a three way partnership.
For more information visit the Irish Sports Council
Suitable for: Pre-School services
Healthy Ireland Smart Start Health Promotion Programme for Pre-school services. The programme focuses on:
- Health Promotion within the Pre-school Setting
- Nutrition & Healthy Eating
- Physical Activity
- Oral Health
- Health& Safety (Accident Prevention)
- Supporting Children’s Emotional Literacy and Well-being
- Preparing for External Validation
Providers who achieve 80% or more of the programme’s performance indicators will receive a national award and be recognised by the Health Improvement Division of the HSE as a Health Promoting Pre-school Service.
For more information: Contact the National Childhood Network Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be Active After School Activity Programme
Suitable for: Schools - Primary school pupils
Be Active ASAP is an after-school physical activity programme aimed at improving the attitudes of both children and their parents towards physical activity linking with the PE curriculum for primary school
Irish Heart Foundation's Community Walking Leader Training
Walking Leader Training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in their community or workplace. The level 1 course comprises of a weekend of training followed by a four walk task to try out your new Walking Leader skills.
More information can be found by clicking this link