My last 'models based approached to PE' showed how we had implemented Sport Education into our KS4 Curriculum with a particular focus on developing student leadership. This post will focus on showing how we have implemented a Teaching Games for Understanding approach to introducing Year 7s to rugby. Why did we adopt a TGfU? In … Continue reading A models based approach to PE: TGfU
Please bear in mind this is a personal and anecdotal view. The current PE and Sport Premium for Primary School is getting a lot of positive press at the moment and perhaps it should. However from my point of view things have changed greatly with the new funding and I'm not sure for the best. The … Continue reading Why I miss the School Sports Partnership – a secondary school perspective.
I really enjoyed True Grit by the Coen Brothers, a remake of a 1969 film of the same name with John Wayne starring. In the 2010 version of the film, a 14 year old girl named Mattie Ross, tracks down the murderer of her father, and brings him to justice when no one else would. … Continue reading True Grit
In a previous post I was discussing moving away from a PE Curriculum of doing to one of knowledge. Over the last two days my department has, as an academy, tried to design the full curriculum outcomes of what we want students to achieve through Year 7 to 11. This is what we came up … Continue reading A curriculum for an Active and Healthy Lifestyle?