The most recent NHS Publication regarding Obesity in the UK makes for worrying reading. The ‘headlines’ are these…
- There were 10, 660 hospital admissions directly attributable to obesity
- 29% of adults are classified as obese
- 20% of Year 6 children are classified as obese (in less affluent areas the prevalence of obesity is double than the more affluent ones)
You can find the full publication here:
One Reception teacher I was working with stated that she perceived the main barrier to her classes progress was… there inability to be out of breath for over a minute!
So we created/moderated a few games to force/encourage them to increase their stamina!
I’ve attached a few below…. I hope there are a few you can use.