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KS2 PE - The Afternoon: Staying Awake

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Summary

Primary school teacher and PE co-ordinator Keth Macdonald has devised an initiative aimed at waking up pupils on sleepy afternoons.

He has put together a series of exercises and games designed to give the children a break after lunch, and even mid-lesson.

Some are pulse-raising, whilst others focus on co-ordination and concentration. All have produced positive results in terms of attainment and self esteem.

This programme shows:

  • How to put together a simple exercise programme to rouse pupils from post-prandial torpor

Published : May 2005

15 mins

Roles

Primary Teacher

Subjects

Primary Physical Education

Fitness & health

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