Being active

Being active

Shake Up your school with these Disney, Pixar and Marvel 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

Shake Up toolkit 2021

Shake Up toolkit – fun, bite-sized activities

It's time to shake things up and have some fun as pupils go on an active journey with some of their favourite characters! This engaging PowerPoint contains bite-sized Disney, Pixar and Marvel inspired activities to get pupils moving and reflect on how being active can benefit their wellbeing.

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Shake Up certificate 2021

Shake Up certificate

After they've enjoyed getting active with Black Widow, Anna or Buzz Lightyear, reward pupils with a 10 Minute Shake Up certificate that they can take home to their family to celebrate their achievement.

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Shake Up poster 2021

Shake Up poster

Print and display this poster to spread the word about the Shake Up activities so that more pupils (and staff!) can join the fun.

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Engaging families

Shake Up games pack 2021

Shake Up games pack

This Disney, Pixar and Marvel inspired pack is full of new and exciting 10 Minute Shake Up games for families to enjoy together at home. From Olaf's Snowball Dodge to Black Widow's Secret Spy Mission, each game is designed by experts to help children master skills such as teamwork or coordination, but most importantly have fun and keep active over the summer.

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Sharing with families toolkit 2021

Sharing with families toolkit

Inspire families to Shake Up over the summer holidays using this toolkit to spread the word to parents and carers. The toolkit includes adaptable copy and an image for your school newsletter or website, and a post for your school’s social channels.

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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

PE lesson plans

These PE lesson plans are full of lots of fun activities to get your pupils active and energised

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) operational guidance for schools
Read the latest COVID-19 guidance for schools