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Private schools extend Olympic medal lead but Eton stumbles

Twenty prime ministers may have once graced Eton’s playing fields, but – for the first time in nearly three...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Physical education

Here are the trends in the latest physical education GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

GCSE results 2021: PE records biggest rise in top grades

Physical education recorded the largest rise in top GCSE grades, while grades 7 or above issued in maths and...

James Carr
James Carr
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School playing field sales hit 3-year high as Johnson pledges £50m football pitch investment

Sales of school playing fields hit a three-year high last year, it has emerged, on the same day Boris...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE finally confirms £320m PE and sport premium will continue in 2021-22

Primary schools will continue to receive the £320 million PE and sport premium in the next academic year, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

School drops sports course questioned by Ofsted

A Liverpool school has dropped a controversial sports science qualification that Ofsted said might not be in the pupils’...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Sports charities demand clarity on future of £320m PE and sport premium

The leaders of 40 charities and sporting organisations have written to the government demanding “urgent clarity” on the future...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE launches consultation on content of reformed PE qualifications

The Department for Education has launched a consultation on the subject content of the reformed physical education (PE) GCSE,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Government plans a review of children’s physical activity at school

Schools’ efforts to engage their least active pupils in physical activities will be reviewed by the government as it...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson