Dear Subject Leader / Teacher / Teaching Assistant,

Welcome to the HEP Primary PE home page. On this page, you will find a range of resources and information to support you if you are: the subject leader for PE at your school and/or a classroom teacher/teaching assistant looking for advice and guidance to support your lesson planning.

The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
  • are physically active for sustained periods of time
  • engage in competitive sports and activities
  • lead healthy, active lives

All pupils ought to be physically active every day, be it through PE lessons, daily activities or extra- curricular activities. PE supports them to develop healthy lifestyles. All pupils should have the opportunity to compete in sport and other activities that build character and help to embed values such as teamwork, fairness and respect.

PE SL Resources Park January 2021

Subject Self-evaluation template

The Association of Physical Education
(Membership: School £93 / annum – Individual £116 / annum)

Benefits of afPE School Membership:

  • afPE’s termly journal – Physical Education Matters (two copies per edition)
  • Full Health & Safety advice and support (including advice on safeguarding, incident support and employment law issues)
  • Support for Primary school members on how to effectively plan, spend and report on the Primary PE and Sport Premium
  • Support for Secondary school members to retain and/or increase time for PE in the curriculum
  • Monthly e-newsletter, updates/newsflashes keeping members up-to-date on the latest developments within the sector
  • Access to members’ area of the afPE website which includes the full archive of Physical Education Matters, useful downloads and a wide range of Health & Safety and Safeguarding updates
  • Access to ‘afPE Rewards’, a benefit scheme exclusively for members which provides discounts and savings off a wide range of work related and lifestyle opportunities
  • Up to 30% discount off afPE publications/resources and all afPE professional learning opportunities (including courses, conferences and seminars)
  • Priority application for the National afPE Quality Mark for physical education and sport
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded professionals through your afPE regional network
  • Certificate of membership
  • Access to relevant webinars on a wide range of topics, such as: Safe Practice; Effective use of the Primary PE and Sport Premium; Assessing without Levels; and many more!

afPE Quality Mark for Physical Education, School Sport & Physical Activity

What is the afPE Quality Mark?

The afPE Quality Mark is a prestigious award that will evidence the strength and quality of Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (PESSPA) in your school. It will raise the profile of the subject and the school, both locally and nationally, and will promote the outstanding work that is being undertaken on a daily basis.

The afPE Quality Mark is a unique self-review and evaluation process that involves the completion of an application form as well as a school visit by one of afPE’s Validation Team of highly qualified school improvement professionals.

Your validator will support you through the process (via telephone and email support) and will conduct a school visit as part of the award. There are three application windows every year and schools should allow themselves up to three months to carry out the application.

The benefits of the afPE Quality Mark:

  • Ensures rigour and sustainability in the planning, monitoring and continuous development of high quality PESSPA
  • Recognises and celebrates outstanding practice and innovation in PESSPA so that the school ‘stands out from the crowd’
  • Provides evidence of whole school improvement
  • Raises the profile and promotes a positive message of PESSPA at local, regional and national levels
  • Provides a platform for sharing excellence and success
  • Outlines where your school is now, and where you are going

Sports Impact (based at Norwood Green Infant & Nursery School)

Benefits to your school
Sport Impact will provide support with curriculum provision and can provide expertise in planning for the requirements of the new National Curriculum in Physical Education.

Support and guidance for NQTs and more experienced teachers is also available through a programme of observation, team-teach and reflection.

Key Stage 1

Bupa ‘Start to Move’ provides 4-7 year olds with the foundations for successful participation in Physical Education and Sport.

The programme aims to:

  1. Equip teachers with the techniques and confidence to teach core movement skills.
  2. Give children the movement skills, enthusiasm and confidence to begin lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
  3. Support learning in Physical Education in ways similar to other subjects, i.e. helping children to learn the ABCs of movement.

Key Stage 2

Matalan Top Sport and Primary Active Leaders

Getting more young people taking part in Physical Education and Sport

Primary Active Leaders:
Developing Leadership Skills in Physical Education Lessons

A fresh approach to leadership in Physical Education, to enable young people to develop leadership roles. It encourages young people in Key Stage 2 to step forward, develop their skills and realise their leadership potential within Physical Education lessons.

Primary PE Passport

The PE Passport is simply unique! The quality within its content; the breadth of coverage and its portability make it simply a must-have! Written and designed by primary school teachers and leaders with PE specialism and years of experience of teaching PE, it is the answer to all PE leaders; senior leaders and teachers’ dreams!
Furthermore, you are only ever tied into a one year contract, so confident are we that you will want to renew at the discounted rate in Year 2 and ongoing.

Purchased as an APP the PE Passport is a portable Physical Education planning, assessment and tracking tool designed to enable all Primary School teachers to deliver enjoyable, active and high quality sessions. The PE Passport is child centred and allows pupils' achievements in and out of school to be recorded and tracked from Reception right through to Year 6.

Within the PE Passport schools have access to a full curriculum of engaging, interactive PE lessons for each year group with each lesson containing clear, progressive learning objectives; differentiated activities; and videos to support the narrative.

Teachers can quickly assess and monitor the progress of each individual easily within the curriculum whilst coordinators can track children's levels of participation and competition in extra-curricular clubs, events and competitions.

The PE Passport is created by PE specialists who share a passion for developing a high quality PE provision which is challenging, progressive and memorable.

You are able to take advantage of a 14-day free trial by registering at;

The PE Hub

The PE Hub offers:

  • Hundreds of unique lessons with built-in features and resources to ensure high-quality teaching and learning
  • A school-centred approach to lesson planning that aligns with the National Curriculum in England (2014) and its programmes of study
  • A trusted solution developed by and for teachers that’s constantly refined with input from the PE Hub community of schools
  • Content, materials and activities for every age from Reception through Key Stage 2

You are able to access a selection of free on-line resources here:

Coronavirus (Covid19): a list of on-line education resources for home education (7th April 2020) HMG

Physical education (PE) and physical activity

This initial list of physical education (PE) and physical activity resources is based on recommendations from:

  • the Association for Physical Education (afPE)
  • Public Health England (PHE)
  • Sport England
  • the Yorkshire Sport Foundation (YSF)

These resources will help young people to get the daily 60 minutes of activity recommended by the UK Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in fun ways.

All the resources listed here are for activities designed to be carried out indoors or, if available, a garden.

Children and young people can go outside for one form of exercise a day, such as:

  • a walk with members of their household
  • a run with members of their household
  • a cycle with members of their household

Outdoor exercise should be carried out locally.

Children and young people should always follow the latest which means making sure that they and their parent or carer stay more than 2 metres from others (including friends and other family members).

PE and physical activity: primary
Boogie Beebies


Key stages: early years foundation stage

Description: videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

Registration: not required

Disney 10 Minute Shakeups


Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: 10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

Registration: not required

Super Movers


Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English.

Registration: not required



Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.

Registration: not required

Guidance on Primary PE and Sports Premium Funding

including the link, below, to the last guidance from the DfE

Resources from the afPE

Putting PE at the Heart of School Life

Primary PE and Sport Premium – Key Indicators

Physical Education, physical activity and sport in school

Primary Resources

Youth Sport Trust

Evidencing the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium

Progression in PE

If you have used or know of any good resources to share with other subject leaders or teachers in Hounslow, please email them to Nikola Standing –

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