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Category: PE coordinator

Physical activity in schoo

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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BBC SuperMovers

06/02/18

The BBC launch Super Movers

In January the BBC launched their latest offering to schools.  With the help of teachers, Super movers is designed to get school children more active.  Super movers has teamed up with the Premier League to inspire children across the country. The BBC are undertaking this project as part of their Royal Charter. To support learning […]

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Medals

19/01/18

Getting the most from your PE CPD

One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is delivering professional development in schools and there’s never been more focus on PE CPD than right now.  So how can schools ensure they get the most from their training? With primaries receiving on average £16,000 in the 17/18 school year and with a need for […]

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24/10/17

Evidencing the impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium

The increase in the Primary PE and Sports Premium funding has been widely reported.  More money ‘great’ I hear you say!  But you can be sure that this comes with added responsibility.  Keeping up with the most recent changes and what you are required to do as a school is not easy. Just last week […]

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PE

06/02/17

Equipping pupils for high quality PE

What’s in your PE cupboard? There is nothing I love more than a well organised, well stocked PE cupboard! Over the years, I’ve taught a lot of PE in a lot of different schools and you can tell a lot about an establishment by their PE equipment!! One of the things I am asked most […]

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20/01/17

Wet weather PE Lesson

I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you just how unpredictable our weather is these days.  It helps if you can be prepared for a wet weather PE lesson.  Just last week I was in one of our Birmingham schools supporting a year 5 tennis lesson, many of the children had little experience with […]

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Children in PE Lesson 1

26/02/16

Top tips for teaching outstanding PE lessons

There is no magic bullet or fool-proof strategy to teaching outstanding PE. As Ofsted itself says, ‘There are many routes to excellence’.  Ofsted are 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 to help ensure excellent teaching […]

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Long Jump

17/02/16

Stepping in to the Role of the PE Coordinator

The PE coordinator (PECO) is often seen for the young and enthusiastic primary school teacher.  Whilst there is nothing wrong with the new teacher taking this position it suggests that it is not one that warrants the time of a more senior teacher.  Whether you’re a fresh faced NQT or you’ve been on the teaching […]

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