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We develop physical confidence and competence from the earliest age

 

We want our children and young people to experience the joy of movement and develop positive attitudes to active living.  This outcome is about ensuring all Scotland’s children and young people develop the physical confidence and competence required for a  foundation of lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.

 

School PE Provision

PE Provision

In 2016, 99% of all primary and secondary schools were meeting the target level of PE provision. The percentage of primary and secondary schools who met the PE target has seen a year-on-year increase  since 2012.

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Children's Active Play

Active play

In 2015, 42% of children age 2-12 years did at least 30 minutes or more of active play every day of the week.

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Active Travel to School

School Active Travel

Half (50%) of pupils surveyed in 2015 said that they normally walk or cycle to school.

Walking was the most frequent mode of travel with 49% of pupils reporting they normally walk to school.

 

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