How to keep your children moving during the pandemic

It’s important to keep kids active, even during challenging times like the Covid-19 pandemic. The Department for Education has released some great examples of how schools are ensuring pupils keep moving in Covid-19-secure ways:

Schools will be able to access videos on the above YouTube channel which will provide creative and entertaining content that helps staff to safely offer 30 active minutes in a Covid-19 -secure environment. This includes videos from schools and young leaders across the country sharing best practice on how to incorporate being active into lessons, break-times and travel times, content from Sport England featuring their Daily Activators doing the ‘The Daily Mile’, inclusive activities for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and content to encourage more girls to get involved in physical activity.  

For more information, advice and support on how to keep your children moving during the pandemic, contact Amy Scott, Children and Young People Development Officer, at Rise North East, on

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