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We have successfully supported PE and school sport in the majority of Tameside schools for over 20 years. Our Coaching in Schools programme engages over 11,000 young people each week within the school setting. 

We have a combined resource of over 100 professional sports coaches, Bikeability instructors and swimming teachers to deliver a range of services to support schools. Our key areas are: 

  • PE – Coaching in Schools programme 
  • Bikeability – Cycle road safety programme 
  • School swimming – Curriculum 
  • Cook4Life – Family healthy eating programme 
  • Active Body Active Mindmental wellbeing programme 
  • Little Bikers Early years pre-pedal programme 
  • Fuel 4 Fun – funded school holiday camps 
  • Fuel 4 Fun Plus – Children’s Health & Wellbeing Improvement programme 



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Contact details

Gavin Browne – Head of Active Education – / 07525 130 996 

Andy Dwyer – Head of Sport & Physical Activity –

Nicola Lawton – Swimming Development Manager –

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.

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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