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PE teaching hours: what is expected?

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Last updated on 14 July 2017
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Must we provide 2 hours of physical education (PE) per week? This article explains that schools decide how much time to allocate to PE. You will also find examples of timetables showing how many hours of PE schools provide.

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  1. 1 No set amount of teaching time for PE
  2. 2 Ofsted report: time spent on PE
  3. 3 Schools decide what constitutes PE lesson time
  4. 4 Examples of time allocated to PE

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