60 Active Minutes

"If physical activity were a drug, we would refer to it as a miracle cure, due to the great many illnesses it can prevent and help treat."

“Physical activity is not just a health issue. It brings people together to enjoy shared activities and contributes to building strong communities whilst supporting the economy to grow”.

UK Chief Medical Officers' Physical Activity Guidelines 07/09/19

A key focus for School Games is to support schools in achieving the ambition of 30 active minutes within school time to enable the advocacy of the CMO that every child should aim for 60 active minutes a day.


ACTIVE SCHOOL PLANNERFulfil government plans for getting young people active for at least 30 minutes a day in school to help achieve their 60 minutes every day and help tackle childhood obesity

Change4Life Clubs Targeted sessions for underactive young people to support and nurture a confidence and love of physical activity

ACTIVE CLASSROOMS Learn how to use sport as a catalyst across the curriculum – as well as an opportunity for more young people to actively engage in competitive sport, the School Games can provide advice and resources for wider impact across the curriculum.