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Review

Top 5s of 2017 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development

Life is ultimately absurd, but at the end of 2017, I have managed to find some professional and personal peace. A clear purpose and meaning in both, not in the global sense but a more local and individualised one is able to overcome where the absurd may lead. The betterment of myself for the betterment of […]

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Review

Drowning in the Shallow 2017-in-review

The 10 Most Read Posts of 2017 1. 4 domains of learning in Physical Education (written in 2015) Physical Education is a contested subject and will always remain to be so. Should we PE Teachers focus on the physical, or should we focus on the education? A Twitter survey of PE Teachers on what makes a good student of […]

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Management and Leadership Personal Reflection Professional Development

Kicking over the Ladder

I’ve come to a decision to kick over the ladder. From my very first day in teaching a ladder was placed before me. The first rung of that ladder is the classroom teacher. Above that, the Middle Leadership rung, with its fork to either pastoral or academic responsibilities. One step further up is the Senior Leadership roles of […]

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PE Play Book

The PE Playbook – November 2017 Edition

Blogger of the Month I have been reading Sean D’Arcy’s blog Right Back on the Bench for just over three years. Sean is a youth football coach who has a clear passion for improving his subject knowledge and pedagogy. It is infectious, but what I really like about Sean’s blog is his willingness to share the […]