Horsham Primary School PE and Sport Association


Teacher CPD Options

A new Active Recovery Hub has been launched to provide schools, local authorities and families with easy access to more than 250 fun, free, inclusive activity resources to help young people boost their health and wellbeing by being active before, during and after the school day.

The hub, developed in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, will also be a useful tool to help with the planning of summer schools and holiday activity programme delivery.

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ukactive Kids has launched a nationwide campaign to recognise unsung primary school staff who have inspired physical activity among school children during a challenging year.

The Active School Hero Award is now open for nominations and will see finalists nominated from across all nine English regions, ahead of an overall winner to be announced at a special ceremony in July 2021.

Find out more and nominate

Funetics Sports Day

Sports day is one of the most exciting days of the year for most schools and pupils. The funetics sports day is England Athletics’ response to help further support and enhance the good practices already in place in your school.

Their free, ready-to-go resources are designed to make sports day easy, so you can give children something to get excited about and get their summer off to a flying start.

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Source: Active Sussex

£18m of new funding has been announced for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel.

The funding will go toward delivering high-quality, practical training that goes beyond the playground, teaching children to cycle safely on modern roads. For families looking to improve their confidence cycling together, local authorities can also offer bespoke Bikeability family training sessions to help them feel confident in a range of scenarios.

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The Brownlee Foundation have launched a new medal challenge, designed to re-engage and motivate children to get active.

The medal challenge will take place during Summer Term 2 and the aim is for children to make a positive change with regard to their activity, with the emphasis on having fun and achieving your personal best.

Read more and register your school

Change4Life with Disney

The new Change 4 Life Active School Day resources are a great way to kick-start physical activity throughout your school, inspiring pupils to get active with moves they can practice in the playground or at home, and introducing sports and activities they might enjoy.

You can even invite pupils’ families to join in too.

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Source: Active Sussex

All Stars and Dynamos Junior Cricket

Registration for the ECB’s junior cricket programmes are now live. These offer a great opportunity to promote cricket to pupils at your school and to form school-club links to your local cricket club.

All Stars (5-8 year olds)
Dynamos (8-11 year olds)

Individuals signing up to the programme will also receive a selection of equipment and clothing delivered directly to their door.

Contact Ollie Smith to connect with your local club

Source: Active Sussex

The UEFA EURO 2020 final takes place on Sunday 11 July 2021 at Wembley Stadium in London.

Bring the excitement of the tournament to your primary school this term by downloading the Euro 2020 school pack including  PowerPoints, supporting activity sheets and classroom display resources. Can your class visit all host cities?

Register now to receive a limited edition printed tournament poster pack for your school.

Resource downloads

FREE Mental Health and Movement Webinar

The charity Stormbreak is delivering a free webinar exclusively to Sussex schools to share how schools can develop pupil mental health through being active.

The webinar will discuss how schools can get involved with their programme and how physical activity can link with the new RSHE curriculum. Please share the link below with SLT, RSHE and mental health leads at your school.

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Grants for schools are now available from the South Downs National Park to support virtual visits, in-school visits and school trips and transport.

The grants are designed to connect pupils and staff with the special qualities of the National Park;
help pupils enjoy outdoor, nature-based and real-world learning experiences and support curriculum-linked and health and wellbeing outcomes for pupils.


Sussex School Games Sports Day Festival Pack

Sussex School Games Organisers, along with Active Sussex and the Sussex School Games County Alliance, are pleased to launch a brand new ‘Sussex School Games Sports Day Festival’ pack.

The inclusive and flexible festival format, themed around the School Games values, is designed to help schools run a fun and safe sports day festival, whilst engaging children in their 60 active minutes.

Contact your local School Games Organiser to find out more and access free supporting resources

View the pack

LTA Youth Schools

The Lawn Tennis Association’s new Youth Schools programme provides access to free online teacher training and resources for primary schools.

Teachers who complete the course will also receive a resource pack and a £250 voucher to spend on equipment, or ten hours of team teaching support from an LTA Accredited Coach.


Create Development

Giving every child the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to achieve in PE, Sport and life

A unique, child-centred approach which transforms how we teach PE to engage and challenge every child.

The real PE programme includes training, the very best innovative resources and real PE membership: Jasmine – your real PE platform, member events and ongoing support. The real PE Whole School programme also includes logins for every family in EYFS and KS1 to support home learning.


Mid Sussex Active CPD Programme

Mid Sussex Active (MSA) run a variety of training courses and workshops for teachers and school staff.  Their CPD programme is open to all primary schools across Sussex

Contact: Caroline Stafford

Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership

Developed by the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and Sports Leaders UK (SLUK), this is a recognised qualification to improve the overall leadership and management of the delivery of the physical education curriculum within primary schools. The qualification aims to:

  • enable subject leaders to support and upskill other colleagues in teaching the physical education curriculum. 
  • allow delegates to advocate, articulate and lead physical education to achieve whole school improvement.


Prerequisites: Delegates must have QTS and have previously completed the Level 5 certificate


  • Day one – Wednesday 7 July 2021 (9am – 3pm)
  • Day two – Wednesday 20 October 2021 (9am – 3pm)
  • Presentations – Wednesday 26 January 2022 (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Venue: Virtual delivery

Cost:£300 (+VAT)

Find out more:Level 6 Award in Primary School PE Subject Leadership POSTER

Book your place: Contact David Taylor

(e: dtaylor@activesussex.orgm: 07511 404 116)

Youth Sport Trust 

For the remainder of the 2020/21 academic year, YST have put together a PE and Sport Premium resource and support package:

Resources and training that can support you to invest your premium underspend on the recovery from COVID-19

A bespoke PE premium package that you can purchase for £199

An additional document to support spending across the 5 key indicators using YST and partner products/services:


Cost: £199

Find out more: YST-membership-Premium-Package-03-2021