TES collection Physical education

Classroom resources index

Games, Gymnastics and Assessment

Let’s get physical! A collection of brilliant, time-saving, PE resources to inspire your pupils.

Warm Up - Activities to get your pupils moving:

Warm-Up Games

  • 15 different warm-up games, for either KS1 or KS2. Get your pupils up and moving and having fun!

Top 40 PE Warm Ups

  • A huge variety of warm ups for all year groups.

Assessment, Theory and Planning

KS1 and KS2 ‘I can’ targets for PE

  • Levels of attainment for Athletics, Gymnastics, Games and Dance translated into child-friendly targets. Brilliant for self-assessment!

Level Descriptors 1-8

  • An assessment record sheet using level descriptors.

Accelerated Learning in PE

  • Theory of positive thinking applied to PE teaching and learning.

PE Policy document

  • A good framework for a thorough and concise PE Policy, easily adapted to suit your school.

Play Experiment

  • Five different types of activity for the children to try on each day of the week - a running, skipping, playground marking and ball game, plus an activity of the children’s own choice.

Cross-Curricular Sports Activities

  • Some interesting ideas on how to incorporate sports into other areas of the curriculum.

Introductory Sessions - Basketball, Tag Rugby and Kwik Cricket

  • Plans for lessons to introduce the skills needed for these team games.

PE lesson plans - Games

  • Plans for a variety of invasion/dodging games, with diagrams.

KS1 Multi Skills Lesson Plans

  • Six weeks’ worth of detailed plans, aiming to promote agility, balance and co-ordination.

PE Ball Skills for YR/Y1

  • A medium-term plan learning ball skills, with links to a transport theme.

Main Activities

Sporting Activity Cards

  • Illustrated cards of a huge range of PE activities, some suitable for pupils with special needs.

Active Times Tables

  • Practise multiplication facts whilst getting some exercise. What a great idea!

African Ball Games

  • Why not try something different in your Games lesson? This resource offers a range of games originating in Africa, with full instructions and an image of children playing each game.

Multi Skills Resource Cards

  • Resource cards for each station in a multi-skills lesson.

Ideas for PE Games and Sports Days

  • A useful link to a variety of games, sorted by category, that are easy to set up.


Gymnastics - Bridges

  • Plans for a unit on the theme of bridges. Aimed at Year 5 but could be easily adapted.

Basic Shapes in Gymnastics

  • Clear diagrams and short descriptions of all the basic shapes, to use for display or maybe as prompt cards.


PE Non-Participation Sheet

  • A sheet of questions for pupils to answer, based on the PE lesson they are sitting out of.

PE shed labels

  • Editable labels to help keep your equipment space tidy.

Physical education KS1 teaching resources

Physical education KS2 teaching resources