As many of you will be aware over the weekend it was confirmed that the PE and sport premium will be continuing in the 2020/2021 academic year. Yesterday the DFE published coronavirus guidance including that money not spent this year can be carried over to next year. “The below coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance section provides answers to questions that schools and …. read more

On the 9th April I logged into my first of a series of AfPE free webinars, led by Steve Caldecott on ‘The Educations Inspection Framework methodology and the opportunities it presents for provide a high quality PESSPA offer.’

The webinar provided an insight into the new framework, with Steve’s enthusiasm coming through in the session, with thought provoking and positive messages.  The need for difference between PE, school sport, and physical activity – illustrated in the AfPE image below.

 

Inspections will be focused around 4 judgements:

Intent, Implementation and impact fall under the quality of education judgement and this is where an inclusive curriculum is important.

What have I taken away from the webinar? Well, key to an inspection will be relevance to the individual school – no matter the assessment, vocabulary statements, or progression documents anything you create must be specific to your pupils needs. It is essential you do not simply create a document for Ofsted, but rather develop an appropriate and meaningful curriculum for your pupils; when Ofsted come in you can then explain your intent, implementation and impact.  There is not a one size fits all.

A few takeaways include:

You can catch a webinar from afPE too, with future sessions available via their website. Remember, do what is best for your pupils and your school.

Hope everyone is staying safe and if you have not already seen we have a new parents website with lots of #pehubathome games that you can share with your parents. Head to www.pehubportal.co.uk