Curriculum PE

A Models Based Approach to PE: Cooperative Learning

A Models Based Approach to PE: Cooperative Learning Cooperative Learning within PE is a models based approach that focuses on students working together in small groups to master subject matter content. This essentially gives the students the joint responsibility of both learning the content and also ensuring that their peers learn it as well, moving […]

School Sport

Sports Day – A traditional approach

Sports Day is a highlight of the school calendar. It is a time for celebration, of competition and of bringing the whole school together in something other than the pursuit of academic success. If done well it can build a sense of belonging and place within the school, aspire students to take up athletics or […]

Curriculum PE School Sport

Motor skill learning and summer sports

In the last few years I have taken coaching courses in Athletics and Cricket. Course content seemed to be directed by¬†current research and thinking about motor skills learning, which I have tried to find out more about and implement into my own teaching and coaching. Attentional Focus¬†(in Athletics) An indvidual’s focus of attention plays a […]