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Category: Teachers

Children in Gym Lesson

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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BBC super movers character pictures

06/02/18

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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Pupils waiting for a PE lesson to start

19/04/17

NQT’s, Initial Teacher Training and PE – Part 2

In the second part of our two part blog on initial teacher training and PE, we look at some simple steps to ensure you have everything you need to make a success of teaching PE in your early career, regardless of your previous training.  We look at The role of your PE coordinator Planning and […]

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PE

16/03/17

NQT’s, Initial Teacher Training and PE – Part 1

It was over 10 years ago, that I fulfilled my dream of training to be a secondary school PE teacher.  Little did I know that I would spend the greatest amount of my time in primary education and ultimately, find my true passion.  However, I feel that if initial teacher training and PE (ITT) for […]

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15/09/16

Paralympics GB legacy

What a wonderful summer of sport we had with the Olympics and the huge success of Team GB and now we are now well in to week 1 of the Paralympics! There’s no doubt we are on track with ParaGB having 47 Gold medals (as I write!). The opportunities for disabled people have sky rocketed in […]

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27/07/16

Looking back on my year as a school direct trainee

So, I survived the year (hurrah!).  I knew it would be tough, I expected it to wear me down, but with a job secured in my host school as a School Direct Trainee and a whole heap of positive memories from my first year ever working in a school, I can’t deny that it was […]

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Football (7)

09/06/16

The Euros are coming!

With one day left until the opening ceremony of UEFA Euro 2016, we think schools benefit from embracing the beautiful game.  Sammy and I were discussing our memories of watching international sporting events at school and what a great experience it was for us.  With football being one of the UK’s most popular sports millions […]

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Girls engaging in PE lesson which has exciting PE planning

04/03/16

Engaging girls in PE

During girls senior years of education there is a significant drop off in participating in PE lessons.  Furthermore there is an even greater decline in participation in out of hour’s school sport.  According to the Women’s Sport and Fitness foundation by the age of 14 only 12% of girls are active enough. Girls participation in […]

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