Active Schools are Stronger Schools!

Active Surrey provide PE, school sport and physical activity services and opportunities across all phases, for ALL schools in Surrey.

The Active Schools Team (including School Games Organisers) work in partnership with local partners (Surrey Outdoor Learning Development, Local Authorities) and national partners (National Governing Bodies of Sport, afPE, UK Coaching, Youth Sport Trust, Sport England) to provide a network of support, advice, training and resources. 

More information on how Active Schools are Stronger Schools.

Click on a block below for more information on what the Active Schools team do and what they offer to schools in Surrey:

Active Schools Conference - Understanding the Impact of an Active School   

The 2018 Active Schools Conference took place on 6 November. Run to support schools in their everyday PE and sport provision, this year's focus was on helping teachers appreciate their influence over pupils' long term wellbeing.

BBC's 'Trust Me...' Dr Zoe Williams gave the keynote address, with Commonwealth Gold Paratriathlete, Jade Jones-Hall attending as guest speaker.


A reminder of the workshops run and details of organisations attending the market place is available

Primary PE & Sport Premium guidance

The Department for Education has published new guidance on the doubled Primary PE and Sport Premium funding and there are additions to the details that all schools should be aware of.

View the new guidance from GOV.UK, which includes:
1. Funding formula and payment dates for 2017 to 2018
2. How to use the Primary PE and Sport Premium
3. Accountability (Ofsted Inspections, Online Reporting and new Accountability Reviews*)

* Accountability - you are required to publish spending details on your school website by April 2018. We advise you use this revised web template which gives you clear guidance on the level of detail you need to report on. Please also view the latest Exemplification document.

Inside Active Schools

For the latest news and information on school sport and physical activity, download Inside Active Schools, our half-termly publication.

Follow us

Follow Active Schools on Twitter and Facebook to stay up to date - @ActiveSchoolsAS

PE & school sport training for teachers & coaches

A varied programme of Surrey based courses for practitioners working in Early Years, Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 settings. Discounts are available for Active School Members. There are many different teacher training courses available to book.

Star Mark (KS1)

Star Mark allows infant and primary schools to gain recognition for their achievements in PE and schools sport and is assessed across 3 star levels. Similar to the School Games Mark (for KS2), the KS1 Star Mark will be valid for one academic year. Applications can be made between 4 September and 30 November 2018 based on data and evidence from the previous academic year (2017-18).


Meet the Active Schools Team

Your local schools' contacts:
School Games Organisers & School Games

Training for teachers, staff and coaches working in schools:
Patrick Culligan - Workforce Officer / 01483 518962

Primary Premium Funding & Membership:
Wendy Newton - Children & Young People Manager  /  07972 211989