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Physical Activity

Doing the Daily Move: Balance Exercise

  1. Strategy Overview
    Strategy Source
    Twinkl Move

    About the Strategy Source

    Twinkl Move is a planning and assessment scheme that focuses on high-quality sports education and supports teachers to plan and deliver outstanding PE lessons to encourage students to develop healthy and active lifestyles.

    What is this Strategy About?
    The UK Chief Medical Officer guidelines were updated in 2019 and recommends that all 5–18-year-olds should engage in physical activity for 60 minutes a day. This strategy will help you increase physical activity in your classroom and develop your class’ balance alongside their focus, concentration and fine motor skills.

    Why is Physical Activity Important?
    Physical activity is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Doing regular exercise can improve health and reduce the risk of several serious diseases such as type two diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Physical education teaches students the importance of physical health and prepares them to be physically and mentally active. 

    Use Twinkl Move resources to further support your Daily Move.
  2. Choose this strategy if you want to...
    - Get your class sitting less and moving more
    - Develop focus, concentration and fine motor skills
    - Improve physical literacy skills, such as balance, as well as muscle strength that increases the ability to perform normal daily tasks
    - Achieve increased active minutes throughout the school day

    Interested in this strategy?
    If you're not already signed up, click here to register for a free account. If you already have an account, click here to choose this strategy as a 6-week initiative. (It only takes 10 minutes to start an initiative!)
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