Establishing cross-curricular links with Physical Education
World Health Organisation guidance is that children aged 5-18 should:
- Enage in an average of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise each day
- Vigorous intensity activities including those that strengthen muscle and bone at least 3x per week
- Minimise the amount of time being sedentary (sitting) for extended periods of time
The benefits of active learning in the classroom are widely acknowledged in a variety of areas of the curriculum. Not only does it allow core curriculum subjects such as maths to be taught in a fun and engaging way, but increases physical activity in children when meeting recommended standards is challenging.
Reception & KS1 resources include:
Active Rhyming, Action Rhymes, Woodland Food Chains, Operation Maths
KS2 resources include:
Fraction bowling, Operation Maths, Sport Charades, Investigating Greek Pottery
Other fun activites - we can't claim these ones!
Lead pupils through practising correct use of punctuation by attributing a "kung fu" move to each piece of punctuation and performing these, complete with sound effects.
Fun curriculum based activities to get your children moving.
Yoga, Mindfulness and relaxation for children.
A free website that hosts a range of brain breaks that can be done in the classroom with minimal space.
Educational resources and training - creating opportunities to Move & Learn