PE & School Sport Newsletter

Newsletter - Issue 1


Gateshead Schools High Quality Physical Education, Physical Activity and School Sport (HQPEPASS) Mark 

The GSSP Quality Mark is a prestigious award that will evidence the strength and quality of physical education and sport in your school. It will raise the profile of the subject and the school and will promote the outstanding work that is being undertaken daily. It will complement and help to integrate other initiatives, programmes and accountability measures being implemented. The achievement of a GSSP PEPASSHQM will provide strong evidence and accountability for Ofsted in relation to the PE and Sport Premium funding, a PE ‘deep dive’ during Ofsted inspections and whole school effectiveness and outcomes for pupils.  For further details please see the full document here and you can access all award criteria documents below.

Full Charter Mark Criteria Breakdown

Overview Charter Mark Criteria Summer 2020

Gateshead SSP Service Level Agreements

Primary School SLA 

Secondary School SLA

School Games Updates & Actions

School Games Mark

The decision has been made to pause the 2020 School Games Mark; as a result schools will retain their 2019 School Games Mark Award.  Please click here to access more information.

Active School Planner

Don’t forget to register for an account on the Active School Planner.  This is a free to use tool, primarily for primary schools but available to all, designed to track and improve physical activity levels in your pupils. Please note that a separate login is required to access this portal and that those accessing the website for the first time must use the 'sign up' option in the top right-hand corner. We would advise using the same email address as that linked with your School Games dashboard to help prevent confusion. Access the Active School Planner.

Inclusive Health Check

Newsletter - Issue 2