Being active

Being active

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

Great classroom resources

Star Wars lesson fillers

Use these active Star Wars themed ideas to help manage energy levels in the classroom

  • PE
  • PSHE

Star Wars school council toolkit

School councils can use these Star Wars themed resources to help encourage more physical activity at their school

  • PSHE

Star Wars playground games

Ideas for playground games inspired by Star Wars

  • PE
  • PSHE

Star Wars themed take-home packs

Order extra packs to send home with pupils

  • PE
  • PSHE

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

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 (PDF)
Supports primary schools to develop the physical literacy of all their pupils