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As children enter nursery and school settings, physical activity and play continue to have a positive impact on developing the social skills, resilience and confidence necessary for learning. Encouraging children to develop active lifestyles and engage in physical activity can help build a sense of positive wellbeing throughout childhood and adult life.

Curriculum for Excellence sets the expectation that schools work towards at least two hours of good quality physical education for every child, every week. More information on the health and wellbeing experiences and outcomes for physical activity.

The Early Years Framework sets the multi-sector long term outcomes to create high quality play opportunities in every community.