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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.


Find out more about a great range of resources available to teachers to promote physical activity.

Physical activity teaching resources


Many state and national organisations have other great initiatives which encourage kids and teens to be more physically active.

Physical activity links

Current as at: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Contact page owner: Centre for Population Health