More than a hundred schools in Gloucestershire now running the daily mile

A struggling primary school in Gloucester says part of its turnaround is down to getting its children to run for fifteen minutes every day.

Moat Primary Academy in Matson was placed in special measures last year but has since signed up to run the daily mile.

It's now been converted into an academy and teachers say they've started to see an improvement in fitness and better behaviour in the classroom.

The daily mile has already been taken up by half of Gloucestershire's schools with around 22,000 children running hundreds of steps every day.

The Daily Mile Foundation says the excitement outdoors helps to burn of energy which often leads to a calmer and more productive class.