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05/12/18

What makes a good teacher great?

Recently my friend ‘had Ofsted’, and the usual stress ensued at her school.  My friend is a good teacher, in fact, a great teacher, and her school know it.  Listening to her talk about the stresses and strains of the event I was left to question what makes a great teacher. I regularly speak with […]

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21/09/18

Physical Literacy in school

Physical Literacy is now common talk amongst teachers, both primary and secondary.  However, there are some mixed messages about what ‘physical literacy’ is and what it means in a school context. The IPLA defines physical literacy as; “the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities […]

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26/06/18

Swimming primary school curriculum

It is the responsibility of primary schools to teach the swimming.  The swimming attainment target states all pupils should swim confidently, competently, and proficiently over 25 metres.  There is no longer ring-fenced money for this aspect of the PE curriculum. Therefore, head teachers must fund swimming lessons from their central school budget. National Curriculum Requirements […]

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13/06/18

Sample PE Lesson Plans – 8

For the past few months you’ve been able to access for free on The PE Hub as sample PE lesson plans the following: Dance Year 1 Hit catch run Year 3 Tennis Year 5 Swimming Advanced lesson Athletics Year 6 Today we are sharing Reception Physical Literacy, Year 2 Hit, catch, run (striking and fielding […]

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08/05/18

Increasing physical activity in school

There is currently a lot of focus on PE, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA) due to the recent increase in the PE and Sport Premium funding.  Part of this funding is to be used to increase the amount of physical activity that happens during the school day.  This is great, but what does increased […]

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