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Active Tameside has successfully supported PE and school sport in the majority of Tameside schools for over 20 years. The programme engages over 11,000 young people each week within the school setting or in one of our Active centres across Tameside.

The main areas of the Active Education programme are as follows:

  • PE – Coaches in Schools programme
  • Bikeability – road safety cycling programme
  • School swimming – curriculum
  • Healthy eating and family cooking programmes
  • Mental health and physical activity programmes
  • Little Bikers – early years Pre-pedal programme
  • British Cycling – Go-ride school and community programme

We have a combined resource of over 100 professional sports coaches, fitness instructors and swimming teachers, supported by a team of experienced sports and physical activity development officers, to deliver a range of services to support schools.

Please take the time to look through our range of services in more detail via the brochure below and for further information, or to arrange a school visit, please contact:

Andy Dwyer – Head of Education & Sport –

Gavin Browne – Sports Development Manager –

Find out what Active Education has to offer by downloading the full brochure here.

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PE and School Sport in Tameside – Primary Schools

Active Tameside provides high quality physical education curriculum, inspiring all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities.

This provides opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.


Active Tameside school sport sessions

Cycling in Tameside Schools

Little Bikers

A fundamental starting point for children’s cycling – balance bike sessions are aimed at children aged two and a half up to six years old.


Gives young people the skills and confidence to cycle on today’s challenging roads – cycling proficiency for the 21st century, designed to give pupils an understanding of cycling road rules in real time situations.

Cycle Sport

HSBC UK Go-Ride is British Cycling’s development programme for young people and provides a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to the world of cycle sport.

Active Tameside cycling sessions in schools

Swimming in Tameside Schools

Active Tameside deliver the Swim Teachers Association (STA) School Swimming Academy programme to ensure the quality of learning and progression remain at the forefront of every swimming lesson.

Specifically designed for primary school aged pupils, STA’s programme meets National Curriculum requirements for strokes and distances, whilst also ensuring pupils develop water confidence, key lifesaving and water safety skills.



Active Tameside school swimming lessons
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