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Sports - keeping active during lockdown

This page contains lots of ideas for activities to keep you fit and active whilst we are not in school.

Worcestershire Virtual School Games.

On Monday 1st June the Worcestershire Virtual School Games Activity Village opens to all schools across Worcestershire.
In the absence of our normal School Sports Day this year this is a great opportunity for you to have a taste of competition and an opportunity to represent Abberley in the process and be part of our school team. All participants will receive an e-certificate, and there will be prizes for the schools with the highest number of entries.
The Activity Village will be open for 4 weeks and will consist of a variety of virtual challenges. See below for competition schedule:
These virtual events will culminate in the Worcestershire Virtual School Games Week taking place between Monday 6th - Friday 10th July during which results will be announced and highlights shared. 

School Games activities.

Our friends at School Games are sending us weekly updates with lots of ideas for sports activities that can be done in the home and garden.  Please see the attachments below.

These can also be found on the West Worcestershire School Games website.

Youth Sport Trust.

The Youth Sport Trust website has a range of PE at home learning activities which incorporates athletics, dance, gymnastics and outdoor adventure activities.

There is also a fun compete against yourself approach to physical activity with a focus on resilience and perseverance and the chance to earn Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

Joe Wicks PE.

Fitness expert Joe Wicks is doing daily half hour PE lessons at 9.00am on his Youtube channel TheBodyCoachTV.  Below is a sample lesson with lots more online.



Oti Mabuse Dance.

Oti Mabuse from Strictly Come Dancing is doing online dance classes on her You Tube channel Oti Mabuse Official.  These cover a range of different dance styles and are based on famous children's characters and popular songs. An example is included below with more classes available online.




Cosmic kids.

This is a firm favourite with the younger children at school.  Yoga combined with stories and popular children's characters. An example is included below with lots more available online.



Ollie Tumner Body Beats.

Again one for our younger children.  Ollie Tumner works with the CBeebies Let's Go Gang to create some body percussion.  More videos online.



Premier League Primary Stars.

Lots of learning around the theme of the Premier League.  The site contains English and Maths activities as well as weekly challenges and fun active learning in the Supermovers section.

Also look take a look at the FA Superkicks App which has 100s of creative football challenges to get your kids active.

Change4Life and Disney.

Change4Life and Disney have teamed up to bring 10 minute physical activity bursts with your favourite Disney characters.

Jump Rope Uk.

Friday 24 April 2020 is National Skipping Day so dig out your skipping rope and join in!

Hockey for heroes.

A hockey skills masterclass with Calum Giles (ex England player) on dribbling and skills.



Learn how to juggle with the Hockey for Heroes team



Lawn Tennis Association.

A home activity hub with videos showing tennis based exercises, personal development challenges and other activities.

Active Hereford and Worcester.

A range of links and resources suitable for the whole family to keep physically active at home.

Go to the Sports page under Newsletters and Information for our Spring Term Sports report.