Skipping4Schools Blog

 Read all about our skipping news for schools
Read all about our skipping news for schools

There's always got something exciting going on at Skipping4Schools... and to keep you informed, we like to publish news and events here to share with you.

If you have any news that you think we should be talking about, or any photos of recent coaching days with us, drop us a line here with a photo if you can and we'll get it up on the website. Look forward to hearing from you!

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Monday 12 September 2016 - Skipping helps children create games and self-challenging keeps playgrounds busy

5 ways to improve playground behaviour

Monday 12 September 2016 - Skipping helps children create games and self-challenging keeps playgrounds busy

Skipping helps children discover more about movement and physical literacy and improve coordination

How to Boost Physical Literacy in Your School

Skipping helps children discover more about movement and physical literacy and improve coordination

Monday 5th December 2016 - Children tell us how their day went

What do children say about our days?

Monday 5th December 2016 - Children tell us how their day went

Monday 24th October, 2016 - Skipping - Is it worth it?!

Skipping - is it worth it?

Monday 24th October, 2016 - Skipping - Is it worth it?!


Monday 10 October, 2016 - How we can teach lifeskills through PE - Engage, Inspire, Skip!

How we can teach lifeskills through PE - Engage, Inspire, Skip

Monday 10 October, 2016 - How we can teach lifeskills through PE - Engage, Inspire, Skip!

Monday 9 May, 2016 - Teachers give us their feedback on how it all went

Teachers feedback

Monday 9 May, 2016 - Teachers give us their feedback on how it all went

Monday 13th April 2015 - Teaching life values through play

Teaching Values for Life

Monday 13th April 2015 - Teaching life values through play

Monday 15 September - It's hard not to be moved by #InvictusGames

Who inspires you? #InvictusGames

Monday 15 September - It's hard not to be moved by #InvictusGames


Monday 31st August - How to make footballers skip

What does it take to make footballers give up football?!

Monday 31st August - How to make footballers skip

Monday 16 January, 2017 - Should there be more emphasis on physical literacy and basic movement skills for primary-age children?

Physical literacy...how skipping can help movement skills

Monday 16 January, 2017 - Should there be more emphasis on physical literacy and basic movement skills for primary-age children?


Monday 9th January 2017 - Keeping those cold-weather blues at bay

Feeling blue? Why exercise makes us happy

Monday 9th January 2017 - Keeping those cold-weather blues at bay

Monday 2nd January 2017 - Use skipping to help build fitness as part of a daily workout

New Year New You - this might help

Monday 2nd January 2017 - Use skipping to help build fitness as part of a daily workout

Monday 1st December - A fab couple of days skipping in Staffordshire

Etching Hill skipped up a storm!

Monday 1st December - A fab couple of days skipping in Staffordshire

Wednesday 5th November - Primary school sport funding for a further year

Funding Boost for Primary School Sport

Wednesday 5th November - Primary school sport funding for a further year


Wednesday 8th October 2014 - Which form of exercise gives you the more intense workout, skipping or running?

Which is better, skipping or running?

Wednesday 8th October 2014 - Which form of exercise gives you the more intense workout, skipping or running?

Monday 22nd September - We'll be skipping in Shropshire this Friday, what will you be doing to join in on #NationalFitnessDay?

National Fitness Day is on Friday 26th September - what will you be doing to join in?

Monday 22nd September - We'll be skipping in Shropshire this Friday, what will you be doing to join in on #NationalFitnessDay?

1st July, 2014 Using skipping as part of your tennis fitness programme and you can get match-fit + perfect your footwork skills in just five minutes consistent training a day

Using skipping as part of your tennis fitness programme

1st July, 2014 Using skipping as part of your tennis fitness programme and you can get match-fit + perfect your footwork skills in just five minutes consistent training a day

Monday 28th April - Should children be given PE Homework to combat rising levels of obesity?

Should children be given PE Homework to combat rising levels of obesity?

Monday 28th April - Should children be given PE Homework to combat rising levels of obesity?


Monday 14th April - See for yourself the success of our skipping days in schools

Have you seen our latest video testimonials from teachers?

Monday 14th April - See for yourself the success of our skipping days in schools

Monday 7th April - You can use skipping as part of a health and fitness programme to help you lose weight and maintain control

Are you using skipping as part of your weight loss programme?

Monday 7th April - You can use skipping as part of a health and fitness programme to help you lose weight and maintain control

Monday 31st March - Halle Berry skips to maintain her health and to keep her diabetes under control

Did you know that Halle Berry skips?

Monday 31st March - Halle Berry skips to maintain her health and to keep her diabetes under control

Monday 24th March - National Skipping Day

What are we doing to celebrate National Skipping Day?

Monday 24th March - National Skipping Day


Monday 17th March - Usain Bolt skips before races to keep his body in optimal competition mode

Did you know that Usain Bolt skips before major races?

Monday 17th March - Usain Bolt skips before races to keep his body in optimal competition mode

Monday 10th March - Skipping is a great way to work out and keep your body in great physical condition.

How does skipping deliver a full body workout?

Monday 10th March - Skipping is a great way to work out and keep your body in great physical condition.

Monday 3rd March 2014 - Can you do Michelle Obama's skipping routine?

Can you do Michelle Obama's skipping routine?

Monday 3rd March 2014 - Can you do Michelle Obama's skipping routine?

Monday 24 February 2014 - Which form of exercise gives you the more intense worksout, skipping or running?

Which form of exercise gives you the more intense workout, skipping or running?

Monday 24 February 2014 - Which form of exercise gives you the more intense worksout, skipping or running?


Monday 17 February 2014 - High Intensity Interval Training - wonderful exercise for adults

Why is skipping perfect for HIIT?

Monday 17 February 2014 - High Intensity Interval Training - wonderful exercise for adults

Thursday 13 February 2014 - Skipping spotted in Russia this morning

Who was skipping in Russia this morning?!

Thursday 13 February 2014 - Skipping spotted in Russia this morning

Monday 10 February 2014 - Primary schools have sport funding confirmed until 2020

Extra funding for Primary School Sport

Monday 10 February 2014 - Primary schools have sport funding confirmed until 2020

The Chancellor announces that school sport funding is to be maintained at current levels for a further year

School Sport Funding

The Chancellor announces that school sport funding is to be maintained at current levels for a further year


Letter about fundamental movement skills, including skipping,and PE in schools

Independent on Sunday - skipping is a fundamental improvement platform

Letter about fundamental movement skills, including skipping,and PE in schools

Use skipping as your High Intensity Interval Training tool and you can get fit in just five minutes a day

Using skipping as part of HIIT

Use skipping as your High Intensity Interval Training tool and you can get fit in just five minutes a day

ideas for boys presents for birthdays, ideas for girls birthday presents...

Birthday presents for boys and girls

ideas for boys presents for birthdays, ideas for girls birthday presents...

Keeping the Olympic flame burning in school sports

House of Lords debates Olympic legacy

Keeping the Olympic flame burning in school sports


Skipping can help you get fit again after you've stopped smoking - try it!

October is Stoptober - use skipping...!

Skipping can help you get fit again after you've stopped smoking - try it!

Why not?! Eat chocolate and skip!

Double dutch skipping and chocolate

Why not?! Eat chocolate and skip!

Jamaica's netball team on the rope!

Skipping in Birmingham, West Midlands

Jamaica's netball team on the rope!

Lets keep the home fires burning!

Keeping the flame alive!

Lets keep the home fires burning!


What will the London 2012 Olympics leave as a legacy for our schools?

An Olympic Legacy for our schools

What will the London 2012 Olympics leave as a legacy for our schools?

Is there hope for the School Sports Partnerships yet?

ormer PM and London Mayor join Team Sport

Is there hope for the School Sports Partnerships yet?

George is hosting guests at the London Olympics but hasn't forgotten to take his skipping rope with him!

Skipping keeps me fit - any time, any place, anywhere

George is hosting guests at the London Olympics but hasn't forgotten to take his skipping rope with him!

Akram Khan, one of Britain's foremost contemporary dancers on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs

Skipping for Dancers

Akram Khan, one of Britain's foremost contemporary dancers on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs


Why not?! Young people and skipping....

Skipping4Schools teaches Skipping4Life

Why not?! Young people and skipping....

A close working relationship with the School Sports Partnership and great fun skipping in schools in and around West Kent and Tonbridge

Skipping with Tonbridge and West Kent SSP

A close working relationship with the School Sports Partnership and great fun skipping in schools in and around West Kent and Tonbridge

Should there be more - or less competition in schools?

Should there be more - or less competition in schools

Should there be more - or less competition in schools?

A great impression left on pupils in Lancashire...

Skipping is a hit in Bury, Lancashire!

A great impression left on pupils in Lancashire...


Monday 24 November - Set your community a'skipping with a Skip4Life project

Skip4Life to skip for life

Monday 24 November - Set your community a'skipping with a Skip4Life project

Friday 2nd July 2010....An amazing day.....

Skip4Life / YST Mass Participation

Friday 2nd July 2010....An amazing day.....

Enjoy a special thank you when you introduce someone to our services...

Special Offer: Recommend a Friend!

Enjoy a special thank you when you introduce someone to our services...

How Manchester City Council reported George's coaching day at Beaver Road Primary in Didsbury....

Press Release - Manchester City Council

How Manchester City Council reported George's coaching day at Beaver Road Primary in Didsbury....


Preparing Skip4Life for Friday,2nd July, 2010...

Get ready for Skip4Life!

Preparing Skip4Life for Friday,2nd July, 2010...

Monday 9th January 2017 - Start a skipping trend!

Healthy Week and a Healthy Year with Skipping4Schools

Monday 9th January 2017 - Start a skipping trend!

Wednesday 7 September, 2016 - Helping schools to meet National Curriculum PE requirements

National Curriculum PE Targets

Wednesday 7 September, 2016 - Helping schools to meet National Curriculum PE requirements

Monday 30th June - Regular skipping can really benefit tennis players as Serena shows...

Skipping for sports...

Monday 30th June - Regular skipping can really benefit tennis players as Serena shows...


Skipping is a fundamental improvement tool when used as part of a fitness regime - even Victoria's Secret models know this!

Victorias Angels - Keep Fit Secrets

Skipping is a fundamental improvement tool when used as part of a fitness regime - even Victoria's Secret models know this!

Dr Michael Mosley, exercise as weight management tool

Weight management...

Dr Michael Mosley, exercise as weight management tool

Regular exercise really benefits the classroom

Call for more sport in schools

Regular exercise really benefits the classroom

Regular exercise really benefits the classroom

Healthy schools

Regular exercise really benefits the classroom


Funding Update

School Games

Funding Update

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Monday 16 January, 2017 - Should there be more...

Physical literacy - how skipping can help children and movement skills

January 2017
Monday 16 January, 2017 - Should there be more... more...


Monday 9th January 2017 - Keeping those cold-...

Feeling blue? Why exercise makes us happy

January 2017
Monday 9th January 2017 - Keeping those cold-... more...


Monday 9th January 2017 - Start a skipping trend...

Healthy Week and a Healthy Year

January 2017
Monday 9th January 2017 - Start a skipping trend... more...


Monday 2nd January 2017 - Use skipping to help...

New Year New You - this might help

January 2017
Monday 2nd January 2017 - Use skipping to help... more...


Monday 5th December 2016 - Children tell us how...

What do children say about our days?

December 2016
Monday 5th December 2016 - Children tell us how... more...