PE policy (primary)

See examples of physical education (PE) policies from maintained primary schools and primary academies, and understand what you can include in a PE policy

Last reviewed on 9 January 2023
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  1. Maintained schools
  2. Academies
  3. Writing a PE policy

Maintained schools

St Michael's Catholic Primary School in Liverpool has a PE policy that includes:

  • The use of PE and sport premium funding
  • How much PE entitlement each year group gets
  • Health and safety

Wingate Primary School in Durham has a PE policy with guidance that includes:

  • A description of the PE curriculum and assessment
  • Differentiation
  • Safety issues


Ashperton Primary Academy in Ledbury has a PE policy that includes:

  • A statement of intent
  • Health and safety rules
  • Where resources are kept and how they are used

Hartpury C of E Primary School in Gloucester has a PE policy that includes:

  • Their whole school vision
  • How PE contributes to teaching in other curriculum areas
  • Administration arrangements for extra-curricular sporting events

Writing a PE policy

Use the government School Sport and

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