Curriculum PE

Physical Literacy: The Philosophy

“Physical literacy can be described as the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.” (Whitehead, 2014) In his recent webinar on the UNESCO Guidelines on Quality PE, Dr Dean Dudley made the statement that ‘physical literacy could be a game changer in Physical […]

School Sport

Commitment and School Sport

As a Director of Sport in a state school I’m dealing with the issue of trying to get academic staff to commit to running school teams. Its a tough task that I’m honestly finding harder all the time, especially with the increase in my colleagues workload and the uncertainty of PRP looming over them. However 3 […]

Management and Leadership Professional Development

Is PRP preventing open and honest dialogue?

I’ve just completed the performance management review process this year, experiencing my schools new PRP policy, both as a line manager and as someone who is being line managed. These are my initial thoughts on the process: My personal experience: As usual I prepared fully for the meeting as I usually do. I had documented […]