PE and School Sport
These pages aim to act as a first port of call for information and support for schools to help them to deliver high quality PE, sport and physical activity. It will bring together local and national information, resources, policy and updates as well as links to providers and organisations that can offer support.
Navigate the site by clicking the relevant topics below. If you cannot find the information you are looking for and still require support then please contact:
Joanne Thompson - Active Norfolk - firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Stephen Hulme – Active Norfolk – email@example.com
Physical activity and the return to school
Lockdown has been tough for young people.
Making physical activity part of the school day, every day, will help young people settle into school-based learning, and help to undo some of the negative impacts of lockdown.
We have created some free resources, including short e-learning modules to support all school staff, senior leaders and governors to understand the benefits that making physical activity part of every day can have. How it can improve pupil's health, including mental health as well as other aspects that can improve their learning behaviours and outcomes. It also provides practical information of how to maximise the resource already available to schools.
Active Travel is the means by which we get somewhere – but ensuring we do it ACTIVELY. Be it walking, cycling or scooting (or even skipping!) it just involves being physical when getting from place to place. Plus, it allows us to increase our levels of physical activity within our day.
Schools are encouraged to support their pupils in being active for at least an average of 60 minutes a day, in order to give them the best chance of leading a healthy lifestyle (CMO Guidelines 2019). Active Travel is a great way to contribute towards this.
Check out how your school can develop its Active Travel offer to help pupils achieve 60 active minutes a day:
Visit your School Sport Partnership's website
Visit Norfolk's School Sports Partnership website to find information about your local partnership.