Cappoquin Primary School


Active Homework Chart.

Active Homework is given on P.E. days. Children are asked to participate in 10-15 minutes activity, daily, outside of school hours.


Active Homework is an initiative set up to increase the physical activity levels of school going children, thus helping each child reach the national recommendation of 60mins daily.

Here are some ideas to encourage keeping fit 


Cycle your bike for 10-15 minutes



Go for a walk


Dance to your favourite song


Skip for 2minutes (repeat)


Throw a Frisbee to someone for 10 minutes


Kick a football around



Play hurling/camogie/soccer with a friend


Play catch


10 Jumping Jacks



20 High Knees


Play balloon tennis/volleyball


Run for 5 minutes


Create your own obstacle/circuit course


10 minute free play outside


Draw your own hopscotch with chalk


10 push ups



20 heel kicks


Hold the plank for 10-30 seconds


Hop on left foot



Hop on right foot (repeat)


Squat for 30 seconds (repeat)


Run on the spot for 30 seconds (repeat)


20 sit ups/crunches


20 burpees


20 lunges


Ride you scooter



Go on your roller skates


Do some active housework (hoovering/sweeping)


Play Simon says with exercises


Play badminton



Our aim is to have fun while keeping active 

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