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Curriculum PE

Purposeful PE

The goal of this post is to state my current thinking with regards to Purposeful Physical Education. It is not meant to persuade you, the reader, that this is the ‘correct way’ or the ‘only way’ to approach Physical Education. It is a post to help clarify my thoughts. To see if my actions, judgements and […]

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Curriculum PE Review

Not all practice is created equal

The definition of practice is to perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to acquire, improve or maintain proficiency in it. As PE Teachers all we need to do is get our students to improve and develop new skills is to practice them. Then practice them some more. It is the rallying […]

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Curriculum PE School Sport Teaching and Learning

PE Challenge No. 7

Over 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about your practice, […]

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Curriculum PE

Finding Praise in PE

In a recent post I wrote about the Sutton Trust and Praise, specifically in PE. It was a long, rambling windy post where I finally got to my own practice at the bottom. This was what I thought: 1. Task associated Praise – (link my praise to the key teaching points of the task). Well done […]