Angela Youngman looks at some innovative ideas to get children moving

What turns a competent athlete or ‘player’ into an exceptional performer? Crispin Andrews considers the make-up of this type of talent and highlights some issues for schools

Lisa Symonds looks at the benefits that skiing can offer schools and provides some tips on arranging a school skiing trip

Tina Ryan meets Sonia O’Sullivan – Ireland’s middle distance runner and most crowned sportswoman

Fifteen years ago South Africa was allowed back into world sport. The reborn sporting nation has had remarkable national team success and has hosted major sports events – but is it being matched by integration? Chris Green reports

Rob Bowden looks at how boxercise classes and boxing clubs in schools are being used to improve fitness and behaviour as well as tackle bullying and racism

Gross motor skills are the movements of the large muscles of the body. These activities will help to develop and improve gross motor skills.

Penny Cottee offers some top tips on self-evaluation and the teaching of school sport

Crichton Casbon, curriculum adviser for PE at the QCA, explains the new PE curriculum changes to Penny Cottee

Dance specialist and SSCo Kim Spiller offers advice to primary teachers about delivering high-quality dance

PE and Sport Today talks to primary link teacher Lorraine Livingstone who, despite the inadequacies of PE training for primary teachers, has become something of a specialist

Crispin Andrews talks to assistant headteacher Karen Collinswood about the role of school leadership in developing high-quality PE in primary schools

Tina Ryan explores the reinvention of boxing as a school sport

In the countdown to 2012, the Young Ambassadors programme is striving to ensure the much-vaunted legacy of the London Olympics becomes a reality

Andrew Cushing argues the case for a new programme of physical education in schools

Inspirational people: PE and Sport magazine looks at the legendary Abebe Bikila, the first of the great Ethiopian distance runners, who won back-to-back gold medals in the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games

Kris Lines surveys this highly litigated area — and suggests a step-by-step approach to safety within the law

Setting out and packing away heavy equipment can be dangerous. Kris Lines sets out safety precautions that will minimise the risks to pupils and staff

Fred Redwood reports on a fitness profiling computer system for schools and colleges

Neil Short reports on the result of a small survey into sports provision in schools.

What are the potential benefits to young people and how are schools preparing? Richard Bailey looks into the future.

The Deanes School is a specialist sports college in Benfleet, Essex, where for a number of years staff have been working on G&T programmes based on provision beyond the curriculum, writes G&T coordinator Keli Hampstead

School sport partnerships are continuing to be successful in increasing the amount of time pupils spend taking part in PE and sport.

G&T coordinator Samantha Wilkinson of King’s Wood School, Essex, explains how she has developed a PE programme for gifted and talented students

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