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Category: Teachers



NQT’s, Initial Teacher Training and PE – Part 2

In the second part of our two part blog on initial teacher training, we look at some simple steps to ensure you have everything you need to make a success of teaching PE in your early career, regardless of your previous training.  We look at The role of your PE coordinator Planning and preparing External […]

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NQT’s, Initial Teacher Training and PE – Part 1

It was over 10 years ago, that I fulfilled my dream of training to be a secondary school PE teacher.  Little did I know that I would spend the greatest amount of my time in primary education and ultimately, find my true passion.  However, I feel that if initial teacher training (ITT) for primary teachers […]

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Paralympics GB legacy

What a wonderful summer of sport we had with the Olympics and the huge success of Team GB. Now we are now well in to week 1 of the Paralympics and there’s no doubt we are on track with ParaGB having 47 Gold medals (as I write!). There is no doubt the opportunities for disabled […]

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Looking back on my year as a school direct trainee

So, I survived the year (hurrah!).  I knew it would be tough, I expected it to wear me down, but with a job secured in my host school as a School Direct Trainee and a whole heap of positive memories from my first year ever working in a school, I can’t deny that it was […]

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The Euros are coming!

With one day left until the opening ceremony of UEFA Euro 2016, we think schools benefit from embracing the beautiful game.  Sammy and I were discussing our memories of watching international sporting events at school and what are great experience it was for us. Some of the schools we work with will be showing next […]

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Engaging girls in PE

During senior years there is a significant drop off in girls participating in PE lessons and even greater decline in participation in out of hour’s school sport.  According to the Women’s Sport and Fitness foundation by the age of 14 only 12% of girls are active enough. During my time as a secondary school PE […]

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