Prevention begins at school
Prevention begins at school: The 8000 Schools Campaign
One quarter of UK secondary school pupils suffer from regular or daily back pain/
We want to reach all 8,000 UK secondary schools with practical evidence-based preventative guidance that makes a different – but we need your help.
Donate now! Help us reach our fundraising target
BackCare Awareness Week: October 5th-11th
New shocking statistics
- One quarter of UK secondary school pupils suffer from regular or daily back pain
- School bag burden was associated with a ten-fold higher rate of back pain
- Back pain was also linked to prolonged sitting.
Radio day | On Monday 5th October we reached over 5 million radio listeners to raise awareness about back pain at school.
Campaign | Prevention begins at school. Help us reach all 8,000 UK secondary schools with evidence-based preventative guidance and practical support.
Digital resources | Free downloadable ‘campaign on a page’ to print and hand out.
Mailing list | Join the mailing list below to stay updated as the campaign builds: