ACTIVE AT SCHOOL:
This page includes resources on a range of programmes which can support you to incorporate activity into your school week.
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Active playground programmes are run outside on the school playground during break and lunchtime to keep children active during these times. Active playgrounds can include Sports Leaders delivering fun games and activities or new playground markings and equipment to allow children to create their own physically active games. Links/downloads open in a new window.
ACTIVE LUNCH PROGRAMME
GAMES WITH NO EQUIPMENT
ACTIVE LUNCH RESOURCES
PERSIL KIDS TODAY PROJECT - PLAYGROUND GAMES
TRADITIONAL PLAYGROUND GAMES AROUND THE WORLD
19 BEST PLAYGROUND GAMES & ACTIVITIES
BOX / SKIP 2B FIT
BOX 2B FIT
SKIP 2B FIT
CHANGE 4 LIFE
They are grouped under five multi-sport themes; adventure, creative, combat, flight and target.
C4L EXAMPLE GAME
C4L RESOURCES & EQUIPMENT
BEING ACTIVE RESOURCES
DAILY MILE PRESENTATION
DAILY MILE WEBSITE
FIT FOR LIFE
Fit for Life is a programme created by the Sedgefield School Sport Partnership, it is a functional fitness programme providing a daily 10 minute workout.
The workouts aim to have the children working at a moderate to vigorous intensity to ensure maximum benefit. The resource includes online training, movement videos and workout videos.
For more information visit the Fit for Life website.
FOREST SCHOOLS WEBSITE
OUTDOOR CLASSROOM DAY
Healthy Movers is a suite of resources and training to support practitioners and families to develop the competence and confidence to ensure every child is physically literate.
The practitioner resource develops the confidence to ensure every child is physically literate and deliver the physical development component of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework. It enables settings to incorporate physical activity into every day and engage parents on the importance of healthy active lifestyles and their contribution to a child’s development.
You can access example cards following the adjacent links. The resource itself can be bought from the Healthy Movers Website.
HEALTHY MOVERS EXAMPLE CARD 1
HEALTHY MOVERS EXAMPLE CARD 2
HEALTHY MOVERS TOOLKIT
INTRA SCHOOL COMPETITION
Intra school competitions involve pupils within the school competing against each other in various sports and physical activities. Pupils can compete in specific sports competitions as well as various types of physical activities.
The Your School Games website provides a variety of resources for schools to help them plan and deliver intra school competition as part of their School Games offer.
Durham City and CLS SSP has produced a resource that gives a template for schools to deliver an intra school competition on their school site. Schools can compete virtually against other schools by comparing their scores on the events.
BASKETBALL VIRTUAL COMPETITION
CRICKET VIRTUAL COMPETITION
FOOTBALL VIRTUAL COMPETITION
INFANT AGILITY VIRTUAL COMPETITION (EYFS)
INFANT AGILITY VIRTUAL COMPETITION - HOW TO
KEY STAGE 1 MULTI-SKILLS VIRTUAL COMPETITION
RUGBY VIRTUAL COMPETITION
The Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) Primary Programme is a mentor supported school improvement programme. OPAL supports schools in developing a cultural shift in thinking about and supporting children’s play.
Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) is a community interest (CIC) company dedicated to providing services to schools and organisations in England and Wales to improve the quality of play opportunities for all children. OPAL staff have expertise in teaching, school improvement, landscape design, project management, play and strategic planning.
The OPAL Primary Programme offers schools a structured process, with mentored support provided for up to two years and many resources, to enable schools to permanently change both their environment and their culture to enable provision of amazing playtimes every day.
Active Ted is designed by Sedgefield School Sport Partnership (SSP) to support schools and parents to achieve Active 30:30. Find out more by visiting the Sedgefield School Sport Partnership website.
ACTIVE 30 SCHOOLS RESOURCES
Further information regarding County Durham Sport's activities and projects involving children and young people can be found via the below links.
For a list of age specific activities that can completed at school or home, visit the Active At Home page.
ACTIVE NORTH EAST
Active North East is a brand new school children and families TV show on Tyne & Wear TV – Freeview Channel 7.
ACTIVE 30 CAMPAIGN BOOKLET
The Active 30 campaign builds on the Active 30 programme to embed physical activity and wellbeing into young people’s lives.
ACTIVE AT HOME
Schools and parents / carers have a role to play in supporting children to move more throughout each day. The UK Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines provide recommendations on the frequency, intensity, duration and types of physical activity at different life stages, from early to later years.
GET ACTIVE IN THE HOLIDAYS
It's time to step away from the screen and get active in the holidays.
ACTIVE 30 SCHOOLS
The Government Childhood Obesity Plan has set out the ambition for all children to achieve 60 minutes of physical activity every day, with schools being responsible for delivering 30 of these active minutes. The Active 30 Durham Campaign aims to help schools in County Durham support every pupil to participate in 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity activity every day at school
ACTIVE 30 FEEDBACK
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