60 Active Minutes

It is recommended that all children should have 60 active minutes per day. Whether it is at school or at home, each child should be keeping active for at least 60 minutes, with moderate intensity activity. The recommendation is for 30 minutes at school and 30 minutes at home.

We have created this page so that you can find resources and ideas in one place. Each link will take you to a different provider and website, offering a variety of ways to get active, stay active and have fun! Each provider has a different pricing structure, from free trials and downloads to monthly or annual subscriptions, which we have indicated below.

NameDescription
DrEAM
Free
Created by the PE Advisor for Cambridgeshire, the following download provides a range of activities from 5 to 30+ minutes, that can be set-up at school to help achieve 30 active minutes. Within the download are links to various websites and YouTube channels/videos to help support this goal.
DrEAM – Drop Everything and move_v2
The Daily Mile
Free
This free initiative supports schools in their aim to get children fit for life by running or jogging 15 minutes every day. Follow the link for local information and registration.
https://www.livingsport.co.uk/the-daily-mile
Speed Stacks UK
Free
The team at Speed Stacks UK have put together some fantastic training videos for use when remote learning. There are also links to refresh your sport stacking skills ready to use back in school.
https://speedstacks.uk/education/home-curriculum/
Youth Sport Trust
Free
This charity has been established for 25 years, working to ensure every child enjoys the life changing benefits that come from play and sport. They also deliver the School Games programme which is funded by Sport England. The following link provides more information on the School Games programme, as well as many different ideas on how you can get children moving.
https://www.youthsporttrust.org/physical-wellbeing
Sticky Kids
Free/Online Purchase
This music and movement resource is aimed at early years children. Head over to their website to browse through the range of resources available to buy, or head over to their YouTube channel to check out some of their free videos.
http://www.stickykidscatalogue.co.uk/index.html https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4u3fUr5gb7MrMLzj6jJ2UA
imoves
Free
Free for parents to sign up to, they offer activities for parents and teachers to keep children active.
www.imoves.com/imovement-signup
Bounce Patrol
Monthly Subscription
A YouTube channel designed for getting children (and adults!) up and moving to fun and catchy songs.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC56cowXhoqRWHeqfSJkIQaA
Get Set 4 P.E.
Online Annual Subscription
An online platform where you can find lesson plans, schemes of work and more, for use in planning and assessing PE.
https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/
Teach Active
Online Annual Subscription
An online resource tool designed to incorporate physical activity into the teaching of English and Maths. This approach has been proven to improve attainment and attitudes towards learning, whilst improving children’s health and wellbeing.
https://www.teachactive.org/
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Online Subscription
Subscribe to their YouTube channel or download resources from their website to teach children yoga, mindfulness and relaxation.
https://www.cosmickids.com/
Create Development
Subscription
Many PE Leaders will have attended one of our networking meetings over the past couple of years where we have had demonstrations of the realPE programme. In addition to this, they have created other innovative training and resources to support families and communities to transform the culture of physical activity.
https://www.createdevelopment.co.uk/
Cambridge United Community Trust
Free
Ashley from the trust has put together a video on how you can use fractions in sport. The video contains a lesson, an interview with a local sports personality and has interactive elements, please follow the link to watch the video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRiQ3WCKyf4
Asphalt Green
Free
This non-profit organisation is dedicated to helping all individuals, no matter their age, achieve health through sports and fitness. They have put together a series of videos showing various games with a focus on social distancing and no equipment.
https://www.asphaltgreen.org/blog/rep-it-out-games-for-social-distancing
Cambridgeshire Sports PartnershipsDuring the time the schools were closed, and as they slowly re-opened during the summer term, we, along with all the other Sports Partnership’s in our area, put together weekly challenges to keep everyone active. The following link takes you through to the page on our website where these challenges were uploaded.
https://www.improveit.education/ourservices/weekly-challenges/

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