Curriculum policy standards for government schools state that primary schools are to include 150 minutes of planned physical activity each week.
Sport and Physical Activity Safety Policy for Schools provides information relating to student participation, supervision requirements, equipment specification, venue requirements and safety procedures for sport and physical activities.
Sport Safety Guidelines were developed to support and inform NSW schools in planning and implementing safe sport and physical activity.
Guidelines for using contracted external providers for physical education and school sport were developed by the NSW Premier's Council for Active Living to assist primary schools with the decision to use contracted external providers for physical education for children Years K-6.
Guidelines for using external providers for physical activity in out of school hours centres were developed by the NSW Premiers Council for Active Living to assist Out of School Hours centres in using contracted external providers for physical activity.
Sun safety for Students Guidelines support the Student Health in NSW Public Schools policy and are designed to be read in conjunction with the student health section of the Department’s public schools website.