Unlocking Potential – A manifesto for PE and School Sport

On Wednesday 14th January the Youth Sports Trust launched Unlocking Potential – A manifesto for PE and School Sport. Who are the YST and what is a manifesto? The YST is an independent charity, started in 1995, which aims to support the development of young people through physical education. They implement quality physical education and sport programmes… Read More Unlocking Potential – A manifesto for PE and School Sport

A Models Based Approach to PE: Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility

Models Based Approach The curriculum at my school is adapting a multiple models based approach to activities year by year to meet its ultimate aim. That is to ensure that children have the knowledge, understanding, competency and confidence to stay fit and healthy for life beyond school. However PE has the potential to be much… Read More A Models Based Approach to PE: Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility

PE Challenge No. 1

Happy New Year fellow teachers of PE. The new year is a time for resolutions and is full of grand new plans. Rather than formulate and implement those plans, why don’t you try a challenge instead? A challenge is a test of one’s abilities or resources in a demanding but stimulating undertaking. Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following… Read More PE Challenge No. 1