Gymnastics gives every participant of any level the opportunity to amaze themselves and others. Through working together, learning skills and developing fundamental movements, gymnastics is a demonstrated foundation sport for all. Gymnastics has a variety of disciplines to offer including trampolining catering to a wide range of participants.

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Gymnastics in the School Games

Gymnastics has featured in the School Games since 2013 and features over 50,000 participants! Key Step was produced for primary school competitions and features floor, vault, and body management elements within it.

Gymnastics School Games competitions give participants new to gymnastics the opportunity to try different disciplines through the three key areas. The resources can be used by School Games Organiser as well as teachers to learn routines and sequencing.

To be able to deliver Key Step you need a Resource Pack containing routines and guidance, a floor space of approx. 12metres and a vaulting platform of approx. 1.m

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In 2018-2019, over 900 School Games Gymnastics competitions were held with an amazing 58,000 participants and we continue to grow each year.

British Gymnastics

British Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the UK, dedicated to developing gymnastics in clubs, leisure centres and schools across a range of disciplines.

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Get in touch with our Schools Team via [email protected]


Rio 2016 was British Gymnastics’ most successful Olympics ever, winning 7 medals!

Getting involved in Gymnastics

Key Step resources. The pack can be purchased at however some resources are available for teachers as part of the Partner School Programme.

Partner School Programme. A programme designed to support teachers to feel confident to deliver high quality gymnastics. More information can be found here:

Intro to Judging course. A course for 11 years old+ to learn the basics to be able to support with competitions. Find out more information and register interest here:

Find your local gymnastics sessions here:

Activities to do at home

#GymnastsatHome was launched by British Gymnastics to keep gymnasts engaged at home through simple challenges and classes. For younger children there are a number of other activities including colouring and puzzles. Use this link to find all the content and a link to British Gymnastics YouTube playlist.  . 

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