Being active

Being active

Shake Up your school with these Disney inspired resources for teachers, leaders and other school staff, designed to promote physical activity for students throughout the school day and help engage parents beyond the gates

Active school day

Try your best lessons starter

Shake Up your school lesson starter – Try your best PowerPoint and video

Inspire your pupils to warm up with a short video featuring the England Lionesses and performers from the hit West End musical The Lion King. Through this resource, pupils can reflect on what it means to try their best. Encourage a positive mindset with a new class, or at the start of any lesson or PE warm-up.

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Active Assembly PowerPoint

Active school day – whole-school assembly PowerPoint

This interactive assembly – suitable for the whole school or different key stages – introduces characters from some of the best-loved Disney films using a series of fun moves and routines. Inspire pupils to get active with moves they can practise in the playground or at home.

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Active school day PowerPoint

Active school day ideas

Use these flexible Disney inspired games and activity ideas to encourage physical activity throughout the school day, such as during line-up, at breakfast or after-school clubs, or during playtime or wet break.

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Active role play starters PowerPoint

Active role play lesson starters

Spark pupils' imagination with these role play lesson starters, featuring popular Disney characters. Suitable for any subject, or as stimulus for creative writing or a drama warm-up, they're a great way to help your pupils settle, focus and get ready to learn.

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Engaging families

2019 Shake Up games activity pack

Shake Up games pack

The Disney themed Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up games take-home pack is full of fun games to get kids moving over the summer holidays and help them discover which Disney character they're most like.

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10 Minute Shake Up certificate

10 Minute Shake Up certificates

Reward pupils for boosting their activity levels, whether throughout the school day or by completing their Shake Up games take-home activity pack over the summer, with this printable certificate.

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10MSU reception area poster

School Shake Up poster

Print and display this A3 poster in your recepetion area to let the whole school, families and visitors know that your pupils are getting active this summer!

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10 Minute Shake Up games Disney screensaver

School Shake Up screensaver

Download this Disney screensaver for use in the reception area or throughout classrooms to encourage students, or inspire families and visitors to join in the fun this summer!

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Tips for school leaders

Top tips for school leaders – Embedding activity throughout the school

Top tips for embedding physical activity in your whole school

Simple, practical ideas and advice for senior leaders looking to embed healthier habits within their school and encourage active learning throughout the school day. These tips and real-life examples, using case studies from other schools, can also help empower pupils and engage families.

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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

Other resources

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

Youth Sports Trust: National School Sport Week
Focusing on 5 Ways to Wellbeing, and showing why PE and sport have an essential role to play in every young person's development