Safeguarding children in your PE lessons

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Safeguarding students is the responsibility of every member of staff in a school, but PE teachers are often in unique situations which often require extra consideration. In this blog, we look at some of the ways we can provide pupils with a safe space to engage in sport and physical activity in our lessons.

“Sport should be a positive and safe experience, regardless of age and ability. It should not involve conduct or practices that cause emotional or sexual harm. It should not cause physical harm beyond unavoidable hazards. Keeping participants safe requires everyone engaging in sport to maintain appropriate standards of behaviour.”

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