Schools

£25m for instruments as music hubs and PE premium extended

Schools asked to "offer at least one hour of music curriculum a week”, with a 'music development plan' and music...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Ofsted’s guide to ‘raising the quality’ of PE

An ambitious PE curriculum 'levels the playing field' for all pupils

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

50 schools sought for £980k girls sport scheme

DfE says 'Your Time' programme will offer opportunities for girls to access competitive sport

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

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
News

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