Being active

Being active

Easy ways to get kids to move more during the school day

Great classroom resources

Train Like A Jedi whole-school assembly

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

  • PE
  • PSHE

Train Like A Jedi follow-along video

This exciting follow-along video will guide pupils through 12 special moves to help them master the ways of the Jedi.

  • PE
  • PSHE

Train Like A Jedi Reception PE lesson plan

PE lesson plan to support the Train Like A Jedi video

  • PE

Train Like A Jedi KS1 PE lesson plan

PE lesson plan to support the Train Like A Jedi video

  • PE

Train Like A Jedi lower KS2 PE lesson plan

PE lesson plan to support the Train Like A Jedi video

  • PE

Train Like A Jedi upper KS2 PE lesson plan

PE lesson plan to support the Train Like A Jedi video

  • PE

Whole-school ideas

Play leaders

Children are more active when encouraged by other children - our play leader activity pack has everything they need to get started

Planning sports day?

Try an obstacle course, treasure hunt or something different from our PE toolkit

Supporting the KS1 and KS2 PE curricula

  • Master basic movements, including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns
  • Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance - for example, through athletics and gymnastics
  • Perform dances using a range of movement patterns
  • Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best
Being active

Other resources

GOV.UK: What works in schools to increase physical activity
Guiding principles and case studies to support physical activity at your school

Change4Life Sports Clubs
Information on how to set up a Change4Life Sports Club

YST: Primary School Physical Literacy Framework
Supports primary schools to develop the physical literacy of all their pupils