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PE; Physical Education or Public Embarrassment?

I was stunned by a mum of three children from South Africa who had been living in Melbourne, Australia for the past 10 years, when she asked me the following question; Are PE teachers in the UK really as bad as the reputation they have to the rest of the world? Perhaps I’m oblivious to …Read more


We don’t have a literacy problem

A head teacher I spoke to recently was unable to take time out to develop his PE curriculum beyond the minimum requirements. To describe this fellow as a sports enthusiast would be an understatement. Yet he struggled. The reason? Numeracy and literacy. What’s the link, you may ask. There is one, it’s strong, researched, and …Read more


Sports for Schools teams up with The Invictus Games Foundation!

The Invictus Games are an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women (serving and veterans). The Games share the same passion as Sports for Schools, that the power of sport is immeasurable. They know that it develops confidence, social skills and teamwork. Rose Hall, Operations Director of the Invictus Games Foundation …Read more


Congratulations to our winners!

We’re thrilled that hundreds of school pupils will benefit from new PE equipment after the Sports for Schools and East Anglian Daily Times token collect. More than 130 schools took part in the campaign to win a share of £20,000 to buy new equipment and keep their children active and healthy.  After over 1 million …Read more


Davies Sports team up with Sports for Schools!

Davies Sports share the same passion with Sports for Schools to improve physical health through more sports in schools, knowing that it develops confidence, social skills and teamwork, as well as significantly improving academic results. Davies Sports will be supplying the equipment voucher to the schools that raise money for PE Equipment through the Sports …Read more


Playforce teams up with Sports for Schools!

Sports for Schools run GB & Olympic athlete-led physical activity events to inspire children to do more physical activity, raise money for PE equipment in schools (almost £2m to date), and support GB and Olympic athletes financially. Sports for Schools visit over 1,300 Primary Schools each year across the UK, inspiring over 350,000 children and giving them direct …Read more


Win a share of £20,000 for PE Equipment at your school

Today, Sports for Schools and The East Anglian Daily Times have launched a new competition offering infant and primary schools the chance to win a share of £20,000 worth of sports equipment. Tokens will be printed in the EADT. Tokens printed between Monday and Friday will be worth 10 points and tokens printed on Saturday …Read more


Sports for Schools teams up with intu shopping centres

The partnership was introduced by brandmeetsbrand on behalf of Sports for Schools. intu shopping centres provide a fantastic opportunity for Sports for Schools to engage with a wide audience of all ages; promoting the benefits of getting active and working with local athletes to inspire & motivate. Michael Ledzion, Chief Sportivater of Sports for Schools, …Read more