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Healthy Active Lifestyle 2023

For this 7 week term (starting Tuesday 3rd) you are going to participate in different fitness classes within your PE lessons.

These sessions will be different each week with the aim to show you alternative methods of exercise.

We understand that many of you may not carry on with traditional team sports after school but you need to know alternative activities you can continue with to ensure you lead a healthy active lifestyle.

As always with the fitness term exercising is not enough. Being healthy does not just require you to exercise, but you need to eat healthy too!

During the fitness term we will also have many challenges to undertake that promote a healthy lifestyle. For example:

  • Eating 5-a-day
  • Drinking 2 litres of water
  • Cooking a healthy tea from the recipe bank.
  • Join an extra-curricular club

Each year we take part in a 5K run at the end of the fitness term and raise money for a charity!

In the current climate we felt as a school  that this year, our fundraising efforts should support the Ulverston-Barrow food bank!

The foodbank was there when we really needed it, it was an absolute lifeline.”

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.

The foodbank aims to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

The foodbank wants to make sure that no one in our local community has to go hungry, but we need your help to make this happen… 

How can we help?

To help the foodbank combat poverty and hunger our local area we are going to take part in a sponsored run!

  • You will take part in a 5K run at the end of the fitness term.
  • You will aim to get some sponsors for your efforts!
  • All money raised will be automatically donated to the foodbank, and you can donate by using this link: Barrow Food Bank Limited - Donate now

That’s not all…

Each week there will be a fitness challenge for all pupils to try and carry out.


Week 1: Eat 5-a-day every day in the week (Monday-Friday)  

Upload a picture of your balanced meal (healthy meal plate) 

Week 2: 30 minutes continuous exercise at least 3 times in the week 

Upload a picture of you or a screenshot of the distance/ exercise you have completed! (eg upload from strava)

Week 3: Cook 3 recipes from the recipe bank 

Upload pictures of the new recipes you have made this week! 

See the Recipes at the bottom of the page.

Week 4: Perform 5 exercises from the exercise bank on the school website​ 

Upload images of you completing these exercises 

Week 5: Do something to help you relax 

For example: reading, listening to music, yoga, meditate, go for a walk)​

Upload images of you being ZEN! 

Week 6:  Come to an extra-curricular club to practice your sporting skills! ​ 

Get a sticker from your teacher to stick in your planner as evidence of attendance

Week 7:  Cardiovascular fitness focus ​ 

Fundraise and complete the 5K run! 

(Keep Fit cartoons from <a href="">Exercise Vectors by Vecteezy</a>)