Train Like A Jedi whole-school assembly

Whole-school assembly presentation to inspire your pupils to move more and Train Like A Jedi


  • EYFS
  • KS1
  • KS2


  • PE
  • PSHE

What's this for?

Developed with teachers, this Star WarsTM inspired presentation will help get more children active with Train Like A Jedi. In addition to getting pupils up and moving, it also encourages the whole school to think about how to face challenges, stay motivated and keep their minds focused and ready to learn.

If your PC has Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or newer, or you have a Mac, download this presentation. If using a Mac, you'll need Microsoft Office installed to play the videos.


(PPT, 30Mb)

If your PC has Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 or older, download this presentation.


(PPT, 65Mb)

Learning objectives

After using this resource, pupils should be able to:

  • Carry out a series of movement patterns.
  • Describe some strategies for overcoming challenges.
  • Name a strategy for focusing their minds.



KS1 & KS2

  • Developing balance, agility and co-ordination.
  • Developing flexibility, strength, technique and control.
  • Performing dances using a range of movement patterns.


Core theme 1: health and wellbeing


  • What constitutes, and how to maintain, a healthy lifestyle, including the benefits of physical activity.
  • To recognise and celebrate their strengths and set simple but challenging goals.


  • What positively and negatively affects their physical, mental and emotional health.
  • To identify their strengths and areas for improvement, set high aspirations and goals.

"This programme encourages perseverance, determination and the desire to be like a Jedi. It inspires and motivates children usually disinterested in sporting activities by making links to Star WarsTM, and offers the opportunity to drive fitness beyond the classroom, by encouraging participation outside of lessons."

Mark Barnsley, Head Teacher

Try this

Looking for a way to get your whole school moving? Use this action-packed assembly presentation to kick off the Train Like A Jedi programme.