Posted on: 4/04/2020
Posted on: 25/03/2020
How to Keep Active at Home
#StayHomeStayActive We all know how important it is for everyone to stay active particularly at this time, so for starters here are a few ideas. This list of useful organisations and websites will help all young people keep active over the coming weeks and get the whole family involved however before you start make sure the type and intensity of your activity is appropriate for your level of fitness. Secondary School Students/Adults/Families: Joe Wicks: YouTube channel for kids - www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ also a range of HITT workouts for adults on Joe Wicks Body Coach TV on YouTube Get Active Your Way NHS Guidelines www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/get-active-your-way and useful workouts www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio Sports England Advice on how to get active at home www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/home-exercise For those families with Primary aged children we can also recommend the following: BBC Super Movers www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers Change4Life Activities www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities they also have Indoor activities www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities GoNoodle Kids Videos App - its free to download to a smartphone and contains 300+ dance videos, yoga exercises and mindfulness activities Skip 2b Fit Free App - why not use your sport premium and send everyone home with a skipping rope! Active Kids Do Better www.activekidsdobetter.co.uk/active-classroom - this is our Made to Play website and resources here are brilliant 5 A Day TV - www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLMGJ9S0seE Cosmic yoga - type in to YouTube (no need to subscribe) YST Play Formats - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX9GnyQdxaf5NUXnlP-PCQ4ssc2tjnRUr We will endeavour to update this list over the coming weeks. Weekly Personal Challenges will also appear on Twitter @HurstmereSchool and @BexSchGames
Posted on: 24/03/2020
THE NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK MARCH 2020
British Science Week ended with all key stage 3 classes demonstrating their understanding of this year’s theme “Our Diverse Planet”. The week started with year 8 classes engaged with an outside speaker on buoyancy and ended with year 7 in the hall with Eagle Heights. Throughout the week year 9 were focusing on how technologies can help to sustain our planet and research alternative sources of energy. They then made models and poster design on their finds. Year 7 and 8 were creative in lessons and used recyclable materials to create artworks. It was great to see the enthusiasm and hear how knowledgeable and eloquent the boys were at their presentations as each class explained their learning to everyone.
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