Closing the gender sports gap in schools


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We chat with Darton Primary School in Barnsley about how they have spent the last few years challenging stereotypes through sport and activity in their school. We're joined by Totally Runable, who have worked alongside them, on a project which contributed to winning the Innovation category at the South Yorkshire Primary PE and School Sport Premium Awards.


3:55 – Getting started

19:09 – Giving staff the confidence

24:34 – Putting it into practice with pupils, staff and parents

45:54 – Looking to the future


Totally Runable -

Girls and sport pledge -

Darton Primary School -


Jo Lancett – Headteacher at Darton Primary School

Kayleigh Fisher – PE Coordinator at Darton Primary School

Natalie Jackson – Co-founder and Director at Totally Runable

Jenny Meadows OLY – Director of Communications and Relations at Totally Runable


Andy Morgan - Media Manager at Yorkshire Sport Foundation

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