Teach Active

Teach Active is a nationally recognised and award-winning online resource. Teach Active provide schools with lesson plans and resources designed to deliver the Maths and English curriculum through physically active learning.


Teach Active is the active learning partner of the Youth Sport Trust.

The highly acclaimed and multi-award-winning online resource is used by schools across the UK and internationally, raising attainment in Maths and English whilst also increasing levels of physical activity within the school day.

Tailored to the national curriculum, the Teach Active lesson plans are perfect for all stages of primary school learning*, from foundation stage to KS1 and KS2.

*Teach Active also support secondary schools, special schools and PRUs

Interested in Teach Active? Why not try it for free and sample a number of lesson plans. Click here to find out more.

What's included

The resource is used by thousands of teachers and pupils on a weekly basis. It includes:

  • 2000 Maths lesson plans and resources
  • 1500 English lesson plans and resources
  • 280 Active Maths homework activities
  • Mapped to the National Curriculum
  • Covering every objective from foundation stage to year 6
  • Covering key reading and writing objectives

Quality Assurance

  • ERA and BETT 2021 Primary Resource of the Year
  • Included in the Parliamentary Review as leading practice within education
  • Supporting a Mastery approach
  • Independently proven to raise attitudes and attainment
  • Praised by school leaders, advisors, teachers, parents and children
  • Independently submitted to DfE as an example of good use of PE and Sport funding.

The award winning Teach Active product qualifies for and supports the following:

  • PE and Sport Funding
  • The Recovery Curriculum
  • Catch Up Funding 

Ali Oliver, CEO - Youth Sport Trust says:

"Through their innovative approach, Teach Active allow teachers and leaders to put activity as the driving force behind the learning of Maths and English. We are proud to endorse, proud to champion and we continue to be proud to work with the Teach Active team."

Teach Active will help drive up outcomes in your school. It should be in every school and is the best use of my PE and Sport funding.

Steve Tindall, Headteacher - Holy Family Catholic School
Steve Tindall