be active Physical Education Week

be active Physical Education Week 2014

10 - 14 November 2014 - SAVE THE DATE!

More information on the 2014 be active Physical Education Week will be available soon. To register your interest in the 2014 event please contact

2014 Physical Education Week Dinner - to be held on 14 November 2014. More information available soon.


be active Physical Education Week 2013

11 - 15 November 2013 - Promoting Active and Healthy Living!

Download the 2013 PE Week Booklet. Low Resolution - Click here

Download the 2013 PE Week Promotional Poster. High Resolution - Click here

Thank you to all the schools who registered for the 2013 be active Physical Education Week, we are pleased to announce that a total of 210 schools and 56,500 students across SA participated in the week and celebrated the importance of active and healthy living. Schools were encouraged to coordinate activities in their own school to raise the profile of be active Physical Education Week and embrace this years' theme of ‘Promoting Active and Healthy Living!'.

IDM Sports Physical Education Week Dinner 2013

The popular Physical Education Week Dinner was held on Friday, 8 November and highlighted the importance of PE Week and featured guest speakers Shelley Nitschke (Cricket), Thanasi Kokkanakis (Tennis) and Leah Cece (Beach Handball), entertainment, and a number of School/Early Childhood, Educator and Volunteer Physical Education Week awards were presented.

Metropolitan Come and Try Days

The very popular Metropolitan Come and Try Days were again offered to schools throughout the week. ACHPER was very lucky with the weather on the three come and try days, and all schools enjoyed participating in the activities.

The 2013 be active SIMULTANEOUSLY across the state occured on Friday 15 November at 9.30am with 93 schools participating.

Booklet Highlights

Promoting PE Week in your School - information for your newsletter - click here
be active SIMULTANEOUSLY across the state - click here
Ideas for Games and Activities - click here
Ideas for Healthy Eating - click here
Another 50 things to do before you're 13 - click here
Physical Activity suggestions from participating schools - click here
Links to State Sporting Bodies - available soon

Come and Try Days - click here
Carnivals - click here


These events are only made possible through the support of our sponsors and supporters. We value our key alliances, and without these partnerships, ACHPER (SA) could not dream and run this event annually! Special thanks to our funding partner, the Government of South Australia through the Office for Recreation & Sport and SA Health for their ongoing sponsorship. Support is also provided by Credit Union SA, Footsteps Dance Company, Heart Foundation, IDM Sports, Mt Lofty Spring Water, and the South Australian Cricket Association.