Teaching PE with 2Simple

Sept. 26, 2023

PE is a great way to help develop children's physical and mental wellbeing, but many teachers do not feel confident in teaching it. See how you can help your school teach PE with confidence with 2Simple.


Striver was created to improve primary-aged pupils' long-term physical and mental wellbeing; it’s a complete PE scheme of work that not only focuses on the physical health of pupils but also their mental health with dedicated wellbeing units. It has been built around the realities of modern teaching and uses technology to allow teachers to do more in less time.

Designed by a team of three practicing PE specialists who each have over 10 years’ experience, Striver contains:

  • Over 400 step-by-step lessons spanning a broad range of different sports and activities
  • Offline access to lessons via the Striver mobile app, enabling teachers to take the lessons wherever they need to
  • Six dedicated wellbeing topics studied each year, all mapped to the 2020 RSE guidance
  • Whole-school calendar function to effortlessly organise PE and wellbeing lessons, ensuring comprehensive curriculum coverage
  • Bespoke assessment tool where teachers can assess whole classes in minutes
  • PE reporting tool that produces reports from assessments made, which can be saved online or exported to Excel
  • Active Lunchtime activities and mindfulness postcards

You'll also get access to the PE Subject Leader's Toolkit which contains:

  • Toolkit Overview
  • Action Plans
  • Audit of PE
  • Budget Tool, including Sports Premium Budget Planner
  • Club Lists
  • Deep Dive PE
  • Self-Evaluation
  • Staff Surveys
  • Parent and Pupil Voice
  • PE Policy
  • Progression of Skills
  • Tips for PE Leads
PE Lead Toolkit Striver

As well as all of this, inside the Subject Leader Support section you'll find Knowledge Organisers, Objectives and Success Criteria for all of the units, and an Equipment List overview for all of the units.

You can download a sample pack of the PE Subject Leader's Toolkit here, or you can get a free 14-day trial here.

Extending PE Learning with Purple Mash

If you would like some activities that children can do related to PE and sports, you'll find a selection on Purple Mash. You might want them to look at the origins of the Olympics or the Paralympics, or perhaps think about the Qualities of an Athlete. There are many resources to help strengthen PE, team work and sportsmanship outside of their designated PE time, including a whole folder of fact files on famous sports people.