Physical activity is an important part of school life in NSW. Schools can do lots of things to promote and encourage physical activity amongst their students. This can be through Physical Education, Sport, lunchtime physical activity and other learning areas. This section provides teachers and out of school hours teachers with access to teaching resources, government guidelines and programs relating to physical activity.
Government programs featured in this section include the Premier's Sporting Challege for primary schools which encourages students to record their amounts of physical activity over a set time period and be rewarded based on their achievements.
Physical Activity Guidelines
Guidelines have been developed by the NSW and Australian Government to support schools in the provision of physical activity.
Physical activity guidelines
Find out more about a great range of resources available to teachers to promote physical activity.
Physical activity resources
Many state and national organisatiions have other great initiatives which encourage kids and teens to be more physically active.
Physical activity links