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Category: PE coordinator

Physical activity in schoo


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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The BBC launch Super Movers

In January the BBC launched their latest offering to schools.  With the help of teachers, BBC 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 […]

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Getting the most from your Primary PE CPD

One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is delivering primary PE CPD 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 […]

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The Primary PE and Sport Premium – Autumn 2017

It is an exciting time in PE and School Sport.  The world is waking up to the wide impact that being physically active can have on children’s lives, as a result, the primary PE and School sport premium has increased significantly. Funding levels We mentioned in our last blog that the latest and largest amount of […]

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Evidencing impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium

The increase in the funding for PE has been widely reported.  However, do you know how you should be evidencing the impact of Primary PE and Sports Premium? 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 […]

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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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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 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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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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