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Sports: Primary Education

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the number and percentage of children in maintained schools who participated in intra-school competitive sports in the latest period for which information is available. (315706)

The annual PE and Sport survey collects data from maintained schools relating to pupils’ participation in PE and sport. The 2008/09 survey found that 69 per cent. of pupils in Years 1-11 took part in intra-school competitive sport in that academic year.