And the JumpStart Charity of 2018 is…

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The first big news of the year is that we have chosen Rainbows to be our charity of 2018. Rainbows is the East Midlands’ only hospice for children and young people and is based in Loughborough.  The charity offers a place where life-limited children and their families can find care and support. We’re delighted to

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National Obesity Awareness Week

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Hi everyone!  Happy New Year!  Hope you had a lovely, restful and restorative Christmas break? Here at JumpStart HQ we totally unplugged ourselves for two weeks – no social media or emails.  It was bliss!  And now we’re back and ready for action. January is usually the time where people make resolutions for the forthcoming

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New training course! Dance in Primary Schools

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Teaching dance in schools continues to be a contentious area.  Teachers have less time and less encouragement to deliver subjects not deemed priority areas by governmental policy.  And yet, children today are more anxious, more overweight and increasingly disconnected from their bodies.  Children need fundamental movement skills to be able to sit still in the

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We’re now a Change4Life local supporter!

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We’re supporting Change4Life Did you know that if we carry on as we are, 9 out of 10 of today’s kids risk growing up with dangerous levels of fat in their bodies? This can cause serious illnesses like heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes in later life. So it’s really important that we all

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