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Curriculum PE Personal Reflection

At sixes and sevens

The phrase ‘at sixes and sevens’ is thought to have developed from an old game of chance with dice called hazard. The chances of winning were controlled by a set of rather arbitrary and complicated rules. It is thought that the expression was originally to set on cinque and sice (from the French numerals for five and six) which […]

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Opinion

Generation Inactive

Who are ukactive? This week ukactive released a report regarding its findings from a recent piece of research and its recommendations. However let us start with who ukactive are. They refer to themselves as a ‘not-for-profit body comprised of members and partners from across the UK active lifestyle sector’. Originally formed in 1991 as Fitness Industry Associaton, they […]

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Curriculum PE

What does success look like in Physical Education?

Perhaps why there are misconceptions about Physical Education is because we can’t universally agree on what success looks like in our subject. It is an area of constant discussion within my department, and an area I still haven’t got clear in my mind. Let me start by expressing what my personal view of success in PE looks like. […]