0-19 Physical Activity, PE & Sport Programme

Working with schools to support the delivery of high quality Physical Activity, PE and Sport

All young people in Leeds deserve and should be entitled to the best Physical Education, sport and physical activity system possible with:

 Outstanding PE lessons which encourage literacy, learning and leadership

 Competitive school sport and extensive sporting opportunities in school and through clubs

 Physical activity which promotes healthy active lifestyles


Active Schools+ helps schools to develop a sustainable system for PE, sport and physical activity to enrich the lives of all children and young people. It is a fundamental component of creating a Child Friendly city.


Active Schools+ works collaboratively with schools to ensure children receive quality opportunities for physical activity through attendance at local and city wide events, festivals and competitions and through planned physical activity breaks throughout the school day.


Regular physical activity has many health benefits for children and has been linked with improved attainment. We support primary schools across the city with:

 Sharing good practice through case studies

 Providing innovative ideas and showcasing the wealth of expertise on our doorstep

 Regular bulletins ensuring schools have the latest information as they are published.

 Provide high quality professional development opportunities for all staff

 Provide in-school and whole school staff training

 An excellent advisory support to ensure schools make the most of their sport premium monies

 Advisory service to support with PE and Physical Activity policies

 Advisory service to support with PE curriculum, resources, assessment, monitoring and evaluation

 Advisory service for new PE leads

 Access to an online self-auditing tool for Physical Activity which is aligned with the OFSTED inspection framework.