PE and sport

Are you ready for sports day?

11 June 2015

When preparing for sports day, there are eight key aspects that schools must consider. Marianne Pope explains

Hurdling the attainment gap

20 November 2014

With a look at the key role that physical exercise can play. Karen Sullivan continues her focus on strategies to help you close the attainment gap.

Mentors give students sporting inspiration

25 September 2014

The Sky Sports Living for Sport programme offers free access to athlete mentors to help pupils use sport to improve their lives. We hear some inspiring stories from its recent annual awards.

School sports partnerships: An alternative approach

4 September 2014

The All Active Academy is a sporting partnership of primary, special and secondary schools in north Worcestershire. Caroline Sidell explains why working together on school sport has proved so successful.

Getting everyone involved in physical activity

5 June 2014

All Saints Secondary School has seen a notable increase in uptake for physical activities. Head of PE Daisy Hamilton shares her tips for keeping students engaged and enthusiastic about physical education.

Using ICT in your PE lessons

27 February 2014

Many PE teachers are ahead of the game when using technology effectively in their lessons. Ben Solly considers a few examples.

School sporting priorities

6 February 2014

The Youth Sport Trust national conference this week shines a spotlight on school sport. John Steele looks at the implications of recent developments including curriculum and accountability changes, and the Sport Premium.

Keeping your students active

3 October 2013

New website Sport No Sweat is dedicated to tackling the ‘inactivity’ epidemic among 15 to 18-year-olds and is a useful resource for the classroom. Al Campbell gives us 11 reasons why teens must keep active.

Where next for secondary school sport?

16 May 2013

Despite all the talk of Olympic legacy, funding for secondary school sport runs dry this September. Former PE teacher and sports coach Crispin Andrews looks back at two years of sporting cuts and asks what next?

Engaging all students in school sport

18 April 2013

Everyone is talking about a London 2012 legacy, but champion skateboarder and student mentor Neil Danns says great work is already taking place in schools. He discusses how we can engage all students in school sports.

Using PE to teach vital skills

7 February 2013

Government cuts and an obsession with competitive sport is not helpful as schools try to create a true Olympic legacy. Ben Solly looks at how we can engage every pupil in PE and teach wider skills at the same time.

Alternative sports

6 September 2012

Offering secondary students a choice of traditional and non-traditional PE is helping foster more positive attitudes to sport, says world number one inline skater Jenna Downing.

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