Teachers and coaches can have a huge influence on the children they work with, including effects on motivation, enjoyment and good sportsmanship. But teaching sportsmanship is sometimes overlooked. How can you teach it to children?
Swimming has long been recognised as an essential lifeskill. We’ve put together some sample exercises you can use when teaching children to swim.
Most people are aware of the effects physical activity can have on children’s health. However what most of us don’t understand…
Physical Literacy on the Move from Heather Gardner helps you develop the physical literacy of your students. Written to help PE teachers of children and adolescents the book features 120 different games and activities.
Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education offers more than 60 large-group warm-up, character and team building…
In England alone, there are an estimated 120,000 school-aged children on the autism spectrum. With 73% of them in mainstream schools and given the growing incidence of children being diagnosed with autism, the chances are that many PE teachers will have children with autism in their classes. To meet their needs it’s important that teachers are aware of the characteristics of autism.
Last week, the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) launched a new professional development platform for primary school teachers. The free online course comes in response to the results of research which showed teachers were getting little training in the area of nutrition, yet poor nutrition and an unhealthy lifestyle are being increasingly linked with academic performance.
We’re pleased to announce this year we will be supported the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Regional Meeting in Ipswich. The event is taking place at Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich on Friday 26th May 2017.