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Category: Interesting Links

Merry Christmas spelled out in children's building blocks


Christmas PE activities – fun for your pupils!

Our gift to you this Christmas is some simple, fun Christmas PE activities that you can play with your pupils.  Burn off some of that Christmas excitement and have a great end to the term. We look forward to you joining us on the website again in the New Year. Christmas Warm-up Children move around […]

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Three children exrercising during a PE class


Obesity in children rising globally

It’s widely acknowledged that childhood obesity is on the rise, not only nationally, but globally. Futhermore, experts identify that obese children are more likely to become obese adults.  And so it seems like this increases the risk of health problems throughout adult life. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predict a generation at greater risk of […]

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Children undertaking physical activity in a school playground


Walk the walk – how to get more physical activity into the school day

With weather improving we turn our attention to the outdoors and activity during the school day. Pressure on schools to deliver all areas of the National Curriculum is increasing and PE time is squeezed; although not a substitute for PE, walking can be a great way to increase physical activity for your pupils! May is […]

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Children enjoying new PE activities such as ultimate frisbee


Interesting Links – Stoolball and Ultimate Frisbee, alternative PE activities

Following on from last week’s blog about the importance of engaging girls in PE, we are going to share a couple of new PE activities to try that might help you get girls more involved. Alternative PE activities One of the points we raised was how introducing a variety of sports/exercises to children at a […]

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Interesting Link: UKEdChat & Playpods

It’s Friday again! Every week we’ll share a few stories, articles, or resources that have caught our attention recently. Here’s this week’s crop: UKEdChat: We recently came across an interesting article from UKEdChat which discusses the link between academic performance and physical activity. In my experience I have found that when teaching classes in the […]

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Interesting Links: Focus Obesity & healthy eating

It’s Friday! Every week we’ll share a few stories, articles, or resources that have caught our attention recently. Here’s this week’s crop: Jan-U-Ary: The National Obesity Forum’s Jan-U-Ary campaign encourages people to make small changes that can have big impacts on health over a lifetime. Here are some of their ideas for helping children take […]

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