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Month: February 2016

Children enjoying an outdoor PE lesson planned using the pe hub primary pe scheme


Top tips for teaching outstanding PE lessons

There is no magic bullet or fool-proof strategy for teaching outstanding PE. As Ofsted itself says, ‘There are many routes to excellence’.  Ofsted is clear, however, on what they require for a lesson to be ‘outstanding’. This article examines some of the features that should be present in your lessons and primary PE scheme to […]

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Sport of the Month: Dance

This month’s featured activity is dance! Dance is one of the only ‘must be taught’ activities in the PE curriculum.  If you use a planning tool, make sure dance is covered in any primary pe schemes chosen.  If dance were classified as a performing art and not PE, then schools would have a choice as […]

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pe lesson using the pe hub primary pe SOW


Client Successes: School direct trainee teacher

We recently caught up with a school direct trainee teacher. Before commencing teacher training Mr Donnelly was a sports coach for a local Sports Coaching company in Birmingham. Mr Donnelly has been using the primary PE SOW for 2 years now. This week, we want to share with you how The PE Hub has helped […]

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Interesting Link: UKEdChat & Playpods

It’s Friday again! Every week we’ll share a few stories, articles, or resources that have caught our attention recently. Here’s this week’s crop: UKEdChat: We recently came across an interesting article from UKEdChat which discusses the link between academic performance and physical activity. In my experience I have found that when teaching classes in the […]

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PE lesson boy hurdling in athletics


PE Coordinator responsibilities

PE Coordinator responsibilities often go to the young and enthusiastic primary school teacher.  Whether you’re an NQT or you’ve been on the teaching circuit for a while, there are a few key areas to consider to understand your PE coordinator responsibilities and take your school’s PE from strength to strength. Training for the role of […]

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Sample Primary PE Lesson Plans – 2

For the past two weeks you’ve been able to access for free on The PE Hub as sample plans the following: Primary PE Lesson plans Unit 3 Physical Literacy SOW Year 1 Hit, Catch, Run Year 6 Rounders Year 3 Gymnastics Today we are sharing Year 3 Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (OAA) to demonstrate how […]

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Interesting Links: Focus Obesity & healthy eating

It’s Friday! Every week we’ll share a few stories, articles, or resources that have caught our attention recently. Here’s this week’s crop: Jan-U-Ary: The National Obesity Forum’s Jan-U-Ary campaign encourages people to make small changes that can have big impacts on health over a lifetime. Here are some of their ideas for helping children take […]

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Picture of boy swimming in an outdoor swimming pool


Sport of the Month: Swimming and Its Benefits

This month’s featured sport is swimming!  There are many benefits of teaching swimming. It may seem strange to focus on swimming in the dead of winter, but with rain and snow in the forecast, it’s a great time of year to get kids out of the usual school environment. Plus, programming a swimming unit offers […]

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Client Successes: Galley Common and Warren Farm

Schools across England as well as internationally are discovering the advantages of our PE lesson plan subscription packages. This week, we want to share with you what Galley Common and Warren Farm schools have gained since subscribing to The PE Hub.  Both schools sight ensuring progress in PE as a reason for choosing The PE […]

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Three reasons why you should include PE in your SDP

Since 1998, schools have been required to produce School Development Plans (SDPs) for each academic year. SDPs help administrators and staff focus on the aspects of their school which need the most improvement.  They give everyone in the school community the opportunity to: Share in the school’s vision of education Understand the school’s goals Understand […]

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