Dorset Daily Dose - Tags: Children & Young People

Get your daily dose of physical & mental wellbeing.

Dorset Daily Dose

Each day throughout lockdown we were sharing a range of resources across our website and social media channels to help you get your daily dose of physical and mental wellbeing for our Dorset Daily Dose campaign.

As restrictions are easing we have decided to bring our social media campaign to a close, but all of the content we have shared can still be accessed on this page.

We hope you have found our resources useful and enjoy keeping active as we begin to see more of the sport and physical activity sector reopen!

Further guidance on the coronavirus can be found via the links below:

Government guidance: www.gov.uk/coronavirus
NHS guidance: www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/



Tags: Children & Young People

Dorset School Games - 40 Days of Summer Challenge!

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:29

Dorset School Games - 40 Days of Summer Challenge!

The summer holidays are here!

Keep your children active with the Dorset School Games 40 Days of Summer activity checklist!

Tags: Children & Young People

Stormbreak Summer Challenge

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:48

Stormbreak Summer Challenge

Take a look at the Stormbreak Summer Challenge! A new initiative to support children's emotional wellbeing & physical health.

Participate with children you live with, care for, or support.

  • Watch and participate in daily stormbreak mentally healthy movement challenges
  • Shape mental health and be active
  • Earn badges and certificates

Take part at stormbreak.org.uk

Tags: Children & Young People

Water Safety From Home

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:12

Water Safety From Home

Free teaching resources to educate your children on water safety.

Looking for a way of educating and entertaining young people during these challenging times, while at the same time teaching fundamental water safety skills? Want to build in time to prepare your young people with beach and water safety skills ahead of the summer? Then why not take advantage of our free water safety teaching activities, that are available to you now and throughout the summer term.

The materials have been designed to be fun and engaging, combining videos, problem-solving activities and guided discussions. Not only will they get children's brains working, the activities also pass on invaluable water safety advice. Something that will stay with children and help them safely enjoy the beach and water for many years to come.

All the activities have been carefully put together by the RNLI Water Safety Team and have been specifically tailored for primary and secondary school aged children. You can access all the materials by clicking here.

Tags: Children & Young People

Advice and Support for Parents and Carers

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:30

Advice and Support for Parents and Carers

NSPCC have got a wealth of resources, advice and support for parents and carers - whether you're working from home with your kids for the first time or supporting your children with anxiety due to coronavirus.

Have a look here.

Tags: Children & Young People

Online Activity Directory

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:08

Online Activity Directory

We have put together an online directory of activity which is sure to help keep your mind and body active during the covid-19 situation. 🏃🏻‍♀️🧘🏻‍♂️🏋🏻‍♀️

Click here to view a wide range of resources for all ages.

Tags: Children & Young People, Home Workouts, Mental Wellbeing

Dorset School Games Virtual Competition

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:01

Dorset School Games Virtual Competition

Although no physical events will be taking place, our team of School Games Organisers have been working tirelessly to create a series of brand new 'Virtual Competitions', available for all students to take part in to remain active, continue competing and keep smiling!

Over the next few weeks there will be 5 different virtual competitions young people can take part in. All competitions have been designed for both primary & secondary pupils, and adapted for those pupils who are still in school as well as those who are at home.

All competitions will be running until July 10th, after which there will be a celebration recognising all that took part.

Click here to take part.

Tags: Children & Young People

The PE Suite

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:59

The PE Suite

The PE Suite has created 100 FREE socially distanced PE activities for Early Years, KS1 and KS2!

The resource is available for school teachers and staff to download, just head to the website and register: thepesuite.com

Tags: Children & Young People

Keep active with Get Set Community!

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:56

Keep active with Get Set Community!

Stay home and keep active with Get Set Community!

Created by ParalympicsGB & Team GB, Travel to Tokyo helps pupils stay connected & celebrate their progress as one school team!

Click here to start your journey.

Tags: Children & Young People, Home Workouts

StarLine home learning helpline

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:53

StarLine home learning helpline

Need advice on home-learning?

StarLine is a national home learning helpline offering expert information and advice to parents and carers from qualified teachers and parenting and education experts.

Access here.

Tags: Children & Young People

Kooth - Mental Health Support for Young People

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 16:21

Kooth - Mental Health Support for Young People

Kooth offer FREE safe and anonymous online support for young people who might be struggling with their mental health.

Their counsellors are online: Monday - Friday (12:00pm - 10:00pm) Saturday - Sunday (6:00pm - 10:00pm).

More information available here.

Tags: Children & Young People, Mental Health, Mental Wellbeing

Active Dorset Logo
Sport England Lottery Funded Logo
Active Partnerships Logo