What does the Northern Ireland Curriculum state about gymnastics?

Physical Education

Physical Education in the curriculum provides the opportunity for specific attention to be given to the physical development, health and well-being of children.

Developing Fundamental Movement Skills

The purpose of this resource is to provide teachers and assistants with support in planning, teaching and assessing Physical Development in the Foundation Stage.

School Programme at Salto: 

Salto’s school programme offers a great introduction to the core skills of gymnastics covering all key stages from pre-school through to secondary education. The pupils work on a broad range of skills including coordination, strength and flexibility. All classes are fully structured and led by our British Gymnastics qualified coaches. Each session is one full hour consisting of general warm-up, followed by small group activities on all apparatus. On your visit to us the pupils will use a combination of apparatus, floor, A bars, beam, vault, parallel bars, pommel, rings, circuit, trampoline.

Prices per class:

  • Current Price to June 2016 £59 based on 20 children – gym can take a max of 30 children – any more than 20 children – £2.95 per child
  • Our coaches are qualified to coach pre-schools, nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools


Current Schools who attend for weekly classes:

  1. Lisburn Sure Start
  2. Old Warren Primary
  3. Ballymacash Primary
  4. Over the Rainbow
  5. Wallace Prep
  6. Lisburn Central Primary
  7. Lisburn Central Nursery
  8. Wallace High School
  9. Anahilt Primary
  10. Friends Prep
  11. Christ the Redeemer Nursery
  12. Holy Cross Nursery
  13. St Peters Nursery
  14. St Josephs
  15. Fairhill Primary
  16. Home School Group
  17. St Vincent De Paul