Active Essex works alongside Essex County Council to provide schools with up to date information supporting the planning and implementation of safe Physical Education and School Sport sessions. All guidelines follow the advice provided by the Association of Physical Education in their publication Safe Practice. We strongly urge schools to ensure that they have a copy of this and they are familiar with the recommendations within it.

The following documents are the generic risk assessments for activity areas within the PE curriculum;

Following the Woodland swimming ruling Essex County Council updated all of its guidance around swimming provision. These updated guidelines can be viewed by visiting;

With the introduction of the Primary PE & Sport Premium there is a growing trend for schools to be utilising coaches with their delivery. Schools should refer to the following documents to ensure the effective and sustainable use of coaches in schools:

Visit Sport England’s website for more information