Resources – Active Lives
Government Guidance for Schools
Government Physical activity guidelines
heading can you add in a new tab Government Physical activity guidelines: Guidance from the Chief Medical Officers in the UK on the amount and type of physical activity people should be doing to improve their health including downloadable infographics
School Sport Action Plan (July 2019)
This action plan sets out a joint commitment from the Department for Education (DfE), Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), and the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC). The overarching aim is that all children have the opportunity to take part in at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Top Tips for Spending the Primary PE and Sport Premium
Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy
“We all have responsibility to work together to support young people in meeting this challenge. Whether we are parents, teachers, businesses, local leaders or health professionals, we must all play a role in helping to improve the health of our children and give future generations the best possible start in life.”
PE PREMIUM FUNDING
Schools must use their PE Premium funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of physical education (PE), physical activity and sport on offer. Find the government expectations and requirements here:
Active Lives Survey Children and Young People
The Active Lives Children and Young People Survey runs on an annual basis. Each term, a number of schools are randomly selected to take part with the aim of getting 100,000 children and young people in Years 1 to 11 to complete it each academic year.
North Yorkshire County Council Guidance & Support
Staff Continuous Professional Development
PRIMARY Professional Vocational Qualifications (level 5/6) Primary School Specialism and Subject Leadership in PE & School Sport. Up skill primary HLTA's and teachers to be able to assist (Level 5) or lead (Level 6) the delivery of high quality primary school PE. The qualification is an effective use of the physical education and school sport premium funding; by up skilling primary school teachers it will ensure a sustainable legacy which will impact on children and young people
Assessment & Monitoring in Primary PE
North Yorkshire Sport have produced a free assessment and objectives tracker to support and guide primary schools. There are a lot available at varying costs.
North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service
North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service are experts in using the outdoors to promote well-being and get the best out of young people. Visit their website to find out how they can help your school & students
Other Available Support for Schools
North Yorkshire Sport
North Yorkshire Sport have developed this webpage to provide resources to influence, inform and support school sport and activity throughout the school day
Achieving the 30 active minutes
Strong evidence proves that regular physical activity is associated with numerous health and education benefits for children. The UK Chief Medical Officer recommends that all children and young people should engage in physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day.
School Sport Competition
Inspiring millions of young people across the country to take part in appropriate competitive school sport
Association for Physical Education
Promotes and maintains high standards and safe practices in all aspects and at all levels of physical education, school sport and physical activity
Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSO’s) are nominated Year 5 pupils in primary schools who relay key Road Safety messages to the whole school community. The pupils take part in fun learning activities which they can share with others.
The Outdoor Hub is a massive FREE resource filled with activities, information and events to support you to get outdoors.
Connecting to the elements, nature and each other has incredible positive health and wellbeing benefits.
Access resources, places to visit and people to ask that will support teaching about food, farming and the natural environment.
Yorkshire Agricultural Society
Fantastic range of free teacher CPD courses including outdoor learning and growing. Annual school days out including the Countryside Days and Great Yorkshire Show. Apply for a Grant for projects which involve food, outdoor learning, growing or cooking.
School Sports Awards
There are many available Sports Awards for schools to take part in. Here is a selection of suggested awards: