Physical education (PE) risk assessment: template and examples

See examples of risk assessments for physical education in schools, and download our template to adapt to your own setting.

Last reviewed on 14 February 2023
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  1. Download our template risk assessment
  2. See examples from local authorities

Download our template risk assessment

It includes example templates for indoor and outdoor PE activities, and a blank template with more general examples of risks that you can adapt to the needs of your own setting.

KeyDoc - physical education (PE) risk assessment template DOC, 197.0 KB

See examples from local authorities

Active Essex (who work alongside Essex County Council) have risk assessments for dance, gym, games and athletics

You'll also find safeguarding guidance on employing coaches. 

Kent County Council has a PE and sports activities risk assessment designed for activities including dance, gymnastics, trampolining and football. 

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