Cross Curricular Workshops & Programmes

Our series of practical, cross curricular workshops & short programmes are designed to help schools keep children active, provide new sporting opportunities and demonstrate cross curricular links between sport, mental health, life skills and other areas of the national curriculum.

Workshops:
We visit for either 1/2 a day or a full day and run a series of  25-45 minute workshops to as many your classes as possible. Workshops have clear learning objectives and are both practical and theoretical. Resources are provided after every workshop

Short Programme:
We work with the same classes for approx 45 minutes every week for 6 weeks. Programmes are linked to the national curriculum and are Sport Premium Expenditure approved. All programmes come with the option of running a club before / after school

We currently deliver the following:

Physical and Mental Wellbeing – What happens in our body
Active Science –
Taking curriculum learning outside the classroom
Boxing –
Physical skills and mental development
Tennis –
Mental strength and physical prowess
Fundamental Movement Skills –
Enhance every child’s physical development

Physical and Mental Wellbeing - What happens in our body

Type:
Workshop Only

Overview:
Short workshops to demonstrate the positive impact of physical activity on our body and mind.  Children take away practical tools that can be used every day to improve physical and mental wellbeing.

Outcomes:
Understand physical and mental benefits of being active
Demonstrate clear link to learning / attitude
Realise that a child doesn’t need to love sport to be active
Unleash the potential of active brain breaks
Ready to use tools for mental wellbeing
Easy to implement positive mindset tools

ENQUIRE NOW

Active Science - Taking curriculum learning outside the classroom

Type:
Workshop or 6 week programme

Overview
Workshops – Focus on one of the below topics and show children a new way of understanding curriculum science. The part practical / part theory workshops will increase learning opportunities and give children the opportunity to see first hand the physical impact of the science theory they are learning

Programmes – As above but over the course of the six weeks children will cover all topics

Topics:
Understanding the skeletal system and its main functions.
Understanding the muscular system and its main function.
Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system.
Describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood
Recognise the impact of diet and exercise and understanding the digestive system.
Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within humans.

 

ENQUIRE NOW

Boxing - Physical skills and mental development

Type:
6 week programme

Overview
A licensed amateur boxer (who is qualified to teach boxing) runs a series of 45 min workshops to KS2 classes. The programme provides new sporting opportunities for children and shows the clear link between nutrition, mental wellbeing, resilience and sport.

Outcomes:
Improve mental health **
Increase understanding of how the body works**
Improve confidence / resilience
Create new sporting opportunities and offer pathways outside of school**
Improve activity levels and general fitness**
Teach boxing techniques
Increase understanding of nutrition
Give teachers transferable games they can use in PE**

** Sport Premium Indicator

ENQUIRE NOW

Tennis - Mental strength and physical prowess

Type:
Workshop or 6 week programme

Overview
The captain of Bedfordshire Country Mens Team (and full time PE teacher)runs a series of 45 min workshops to designed to provide new sporting opportunities and show the clear link between nutrition, mental wellbeing, resilience and sport.

Outcomes
Improve mental health **
Increase understanding of how the body works**
Create new sporting opportunities and offer pathways outside of school**
Improve activity levels and general fitness**
Improve standard of tennis
Increase understanding of nutrition
Give teachers transferable games they can use in PE**

** Sport Premium Indicator

 

Enquire Now

Fundamental Movement Skills - Enhance every child's physical development

Type:
Workshop

Overview
A workshop designed to introduce fundamental skills into everyday culture. We show you how to link key movements into every PE warm up. Finally we demonstrate the importance / impact that children being able to develop these skills will have on their quest for an active lifestyle.

Outcomes:
Understand the key fundamental skills of movement
See how skills can be implemented into every PE session
Learn how to progress and differentiate
Demonstrate the importance of practicing these skills on our physical and mental health

ENQUIRE NOW