Secondary (KS3) PE Activities

Each #ThisIsPE secondary PE activity comes with a downloadable learning card outlining what space and equipment is needed, personal and physical learning outcomes, guidance on adapting the activity to make it harder or easier and some questions to consider.

Free Resource


All activities can be done at home and with household objects. All videos have been filmed by current secondary PE teachers who are part of the Youth Sport Trust Secondary PE CatalYST network.

Download and share the activity cards by clicking the download button above. You can also access the video by selecting the video link next to each activity.



  • Sprint Start     (Video)
  • Running - Endurance     (Video)
  • Running - Hurdles     (Video)
  • Throwing - Shot Put     (Video)
  • Throwing - Hammer     (Video)


  • Underarm throw     (Video)
  • Underarm catch     (Video)
  • Overhead catch     (Video)
  • One handed catch     (Video)
  • Long barrier     (Video)


  • Dynamic warm-up     (Video)
  • Game based warm-up     (Video)
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication     (Video)
  • Plan and lead an activity     (Video)
  • Design a progressive activity     (Video)
  • Design a game-based activity     (Video)
  • Creating different scoring systems     (Video)


  • Catching     (Video)
  • Catching 2     (Video)
  • Catching 3     (Video)
  • Underarm throw     (Video)
  • Overarm throw     (Video)
  • Bowling     (Video)
  • Short barrier     (Video)
  • Long barrier     (Video)
  • Batting     (Video)

Target Games

  • Ultimate Frisbee - catching     (Video)
  • Ultimate Frisbee - throwing     (Video)
  • Frisbee Golf     (Video)
  • Frisbee Tennis     (Video)
  • Inclusion     (Video)
  • Boccia     (Video)


  • Racket and ball familiarisation     (Video)
  • Ready position and split step     (Video)
  • Basic forehand     (Video)
  • Basic backhand     (Video)
  • Introduction to serve     (Video)
  • Development to serve     (Video)
  • Basic volley     (Video)
  • Linking skills     (Video)


  • The ready position     (Video)
  • The dig pass     (Video)
  • The dig pass 2     (Video)
  • Volley / set     (Video)
  • Volley / set 2     (Video)
  • Underarm serve     (Video)
  • Linking skills     (Video)
  • Inclusion     (Video)
  • Inclusion 2     (Video)