24 Jul 2017

Action urged to teach children to swim

Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim, a representative sample of 1,000 parents of Year 6 pupils suggests.

20 Jul 2017

Number of children getting enough physical activity drops by 40%

The number of children meeting the recommended amount of physical activity for healthy development and to maintain a healthy weight (60 minutes a day) drops by 40% as they move through primary school.

19 Jul 2017

Number of children getting enough physical activity drops by 40%

The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of five and 12

17 Jul 2017

DfE Confirm the Doubling of the Primary PE & Sport Premium from September 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Department for Education has confirmed that the Primary PE & Sport Premium will double from September 2017.

06 Jul 2017

Winning is banned at more than half of primary school sports days

Winning is banned at more than half of primary school sports days: Pupils compete in teams despite 82% of parents wanting a traditional event!