Being active

Being active

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

Great classroom resources

10 Minute Shake Up 2017 lower KS1 toolkit

Fun Reception and Year 1 activities inspired by Disney

  • PE

10 Minute Shake Up 2017 upper KS1 toolkit

Fun Year 2 activities inspired by Disney

  • PE

10 Minute Shake Up 2017 lower KS2 toolkit

Fun Year 3 and 4 activities inspired by Disney

  • PE

10 Minute Shake Up 2017 upper KS2 toolkit

Fun Year 5 and 6 activities inspired by Disney

  • PE

10 Minute Shake Up 2017 certificate

Keep pupils motivated with this certificate of achievement

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10 Minute Shake Up 2017 suitcase

Activity worksheet to help pupils design their own shake up

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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