Supporting young people to be active
Updated 29 July 2020
In response to COVID-19 the Notts School Games Organiser Network and Active Notts have worked together to create a programme of activities to help keep children active during this time.
This includes the Notts Summer Staycation, Dance Around the World, and School Games resources which have all been designed for use at home or in your local area. Further details are below.
Notts Summer Staycation
Notts Summer Staycation is a set of resources aimed at providing children and their families with a series of ideas to help them to stay active over the Summer. The activities start at home and thereafter are focused on exploring the outdoors in your local area. Click here to take part.
Dance Around the World
Aimed at Key Stage One children (five to seven), but can be enjoyed by all, we have put together a series of fun dance routines based on different places and countries around the world.
Each routine is easy to follow and lasts approximately ten minutes, including a simple warm up.
Each one is also accompanied by a simple worksheet. Click here to join in.
Notts School Games
The Notts School Games Organiser Network and Active Notts worked together to create and publish a weekly programme of activities to help keep children and young people whilst at home or school during April to July.
Although the series is not currently being updated, the activities are still available to use.
Each pack contains a schedule of suggested activity challenges for the week and daily activity cards. You do not have to do them in the suggested order or in fact do them all, if you really enjoy one day there is nothing stopping you doing that activity every day! These are purely suggestions. Please make sure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner.
We are still welcoming feedback on the resources, and this can be sent to nottsschoolgames@Activenotts.org.uk
Children and young people should engage in moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity for an average of at least 60 minutes per day across the week. These resources give ideas on how to be physically active with a different sport theme for 30 minutes each day.
Ideas on how to achieve the remaining 30 minutes can be found below.
Weekly activity packs
More ideas to keep active at home
Notts School Games Organiser Network
To find out more about your local School Games Organiser, and for more ideas on how to keep active, click on the links below.
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