08
JUL
2020

PE and sport premium for primary schools – Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – DfE

Here is the very latest guidance document issued on 6 July 2020 PE and sport premium for primary schools How much PE and sport premium funding schools receive and advice on how it should be spent. The £320 million PE and sport premium will continue for the 2020 to 2021 academic...
06
JUL
2020

Education Secretary confirms Primary Sport Premium for schools for next year

The Education Secretary has announced that schools in England will benefit from £320 million from the PE and Sport Premium during the academic year 2020-21. The PE and Sport Premium is designed to help children get an active start in life, supporting primary schools to improve...
06
JUL
2020

DfE Guidance 2nd July – Sections of interest to PE & School Sport

I picked out the key sections from last week’s “guidance for full opening schools” that I thought might be useful for us all. The full document is here :-...
06
JUN
2020

National School Sport Week at Home 2020 – 20-26 June – Register here

Children won’t miss out on School Sports Days with a week of virtual competition as YST and Sky Sports release a supercharged week of resources. The annual National School Sport Week campaign takes place in the last week of June every year to celebrate the important role of...
02
JUN
2020

How have your pupils coped during lockdown?

9,000 students across the UK have already taken a Covid-19 Homeschool survey to help their schools understand how they are coping. The findings have been very revealing. Amongst the numerous insights, feelings of loneliness are widespread, and daily excercise & healthy eating...
21
MAY
2020

afPE Launch New Support Document – ‘COVID-19: Interpreting the Government Guidance in a PESSPA Context’

21/05/20 As we move towards the planned wider re-opening of schools and facilities the Association for Physical Education has today published guidance to support the Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (education based) workforce. Click HERE to download the new...
20
MAY
2020

Youth Sport Trust release support documents to help you prepare for your student’s return to school

To help you prepare for your pupils’ return to school, Youth Sport Trust have shared some principles and ideas for you to consider around the role of PE in helping young people re-engage with the school environment and overcome some of the challenges #COVID19 has brought.
22
APR
2020

How are you activating your students – 14 #StayHomeStayActive resource links here

Here is a list of resources that will enable you to create a regular feed of activity for your students.  No log on is required so parents and children can view this page. Here you will find a large selection of high quality online PE and activity resources for you, parents &...
01
APR
2020

This Girl Can – fantastic Home Exercise resource

Take a look at the This Girl Can Home exercise page   for some fantastic ideas. Here’s what the website says …. If gyms, dance halls, running tracks or playing fields aren’t for you or you find it hard to find the time to get active while juggling a busy home life-...
31
MAR
2020

Stay Home Stay Active – Change 4 Life resources

All sorts of fun ideas and resources like the Helping HeiHei blind fold obstacle course. All are easy to read and easy to do in your home. Resources are here www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities