Heading guidance updated from the FA

Although there was no evidence in the FIELD study to suggest that heading the ball was the cause to the link with incidence of degenerative neurocognitive disease, to mitigate against any potential risks the updated heading guidance has been produced in parallel with...

PE Conference 2020 is now open for bookings!

Our PE conference 2020 is on track to be one of the best yet! Focussing on the current areas of importance for our young people in all school settings around developing opportunities for a healthy future along with a keynote speech dedicated to divulging exactly what...
Ofsted Deep Dive in PE

Ofsted Deep Dive in PE

Following our deep dive blog which has had over 900 downloads and our successful Spring term network meetings where we discussed Ofsted Deep dives in PE and shared practice from a number of schools who’d been through the experience we have developed a comprehensive...
Non Participants in PE

Non Participants in PE

Pupils unable to participate within PE sessions are a persistent source of concern for us. For many teachers, finding purposeful roles for these children in PE lessons is another job on an ever growing list, and all too often non participants are encouraged to read or complete work related to other lessons.

AfPE health and safety update

AfPE health and safety update

One of the most frequently asked questions is about who can teach Physical Education, particularly in the primary school. A set of nationally recognised professional standards for those coaching children have been recently established by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) on behalf of Sport England

AfPE health and safety update

School Sport Activity Plan

 In September 2020, the Government will launch a series of regional pilots to trial innovative approaches to increasing activity levels within and outside school. 

·     The Department for Education (DfE) will provide £500,000 to “test new approaches to improve the strategic direction and delivery of PE and school sport through the use of teaching schools.” 

School Sports and Activity Plan

The government have launched an action plan to ‘begin to provide pupils with a greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of physical activity daily’. The plan is summarised below but can be downloaded in full HERE. The cross government school sports and activity action...