During this unusual time, we have found it is crucial to ensure that families are staying active. Many of our staff are finding more time to exercise and hopefully when lockdown is open, we will be able to invite families in to exercise with our staff.
For now, while we cannot resume with our normal routines. Please use some of the links below to keep active.
The Home School Festival workbook contains lots of games and activities for you and your kids to try out for an afternoon of fun – right from your own homes!
Helping keep Britain active at home
The Daily Mile team have adapted their guidance for schools so that it can also be used at home. The aim is to produce the same benefits which come from 15 minutes or more of walking, running or jogging in the fresh air – doing it at whatever pace suits you best. Use #DailyMileAtHome on social media or click HERE for more information
Chance to Shine have created a powerful bank of free resources for Primary and Secondary schools, so teachers can lead their own cricket sessions with confidence. These include lesson plans for cricket coaching sessions, instructional videos for all the skills and drills and top tips from the professionals. Find out more HERE
Using a set of resources created by the Lawn Tennis Association you can improve your tennis skills any time, any place, with their Home Activities hub. It’s full of activities for the whole family. This hub is divided into four areas, all of which are freely accessible and can be found HERE
You can receive free street dance lessons from the U Do It! Dance Foundation. The charity is working with choreographers across the UK to create online free lessons so everyone can keep learning from the comfort of your own living room. They are asking participants to film their versions and submit them on social media. Find out more HERE
The FA have created their own purpose-built ‘at home’ site full of resources to keep you busy. This includes colouring challenges, maths games, virtual classroom resources and more. Specifically for primary-aged pupils, there’s also the Superkicks app, which offers more challenges for young ones directly from FA coaches. Find out more about how it works HERE
The School Games Active Championships is a national activity campaign to help young people across the UK to #StayInWorkOut using the video-based platform powered by TopYa!. New challenges will be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Click HERE for details
Move Crew is a programme developed with the expertise of teachers and physical activity specialists, elite athletes, kids and coaches. Each mission is designed to help kids unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity
Fun physical activities for children to do throughout the day as a way to get active, have fun as a family and break up the day. Examples include hide and seek, den or fort building and ‘hot potato’ ball games
The Youth Sport Trust is a national children’s charity, on a mission to pioneer new ways of using sport to improve children’s wellbeing and give them a brighter future.
PE activities that can be done individually or in pairs/small groups with a focus on the development of physical competence and actively learning the importance of personal skills to support social, emotional and mental wellbeing
Yoga and Mindfulness video
This Girl Can is all about celebrating women getting active, no matter how they like to do it. Partnering with Disney and real families across England, they’ve captured some of the ways mums and kids get moving to the songs they love