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The PE Umbrella Podcast – Primary PE

Welcome to the Umbrella my friends, Ryan Ellis here, and I am excited you have made it to the home of The PE Umbrella podcast! Primary PE Podcast You can find all of my podcasts attached to the blogs ...Read More

Setting and within-class ability grouping: A survey of practices in physical education

Abstract Within the United Kingdom and internationally, the practice of separating pupils by ability endures as a characteristic feature of mathematics and science classrooms. Although there is extens...Read More

Call of Duty – Badminton Rank and Perks

An excellent development of @TomBrush1982 Call of Duty Dodge Ball from our North East Partnership SCITT student @MrMcAleenanPE.

Using the Vivo reward system; a reflection from a PE viewpoint @jboucher07

An overview. Vivo is a web-based rewards system aimed at improving student engagement and help achievement. The more good things a student does, the greater the quantity and quality of rewards availab...Read More

PE Homework – Bucket List

Idea  Is there any scope for developing a homework bucket list for PE?  Would there be any value/point to it?  

Desk Art Part 1 – Creative T&L Ideas in Theory PE

Creative teaching and learning ideas using classrooms desks and some art attack style resources.  When creating table art ask the students to talk through what the table represents once finished and r...Read More

Super Six Cards – @PE_Hill

Downloads This file can be found alongside many others in the ‘resources’ section of the site as well as in the PE4Learning Google Drive.

Box Revision Mats #BRMats – @PE4Learning

Gallery Example AS and A2 OCR A Level Physical Education Physiology Box Revision Mats. Example and Storage Purchase an A3 Presentation Folder to store the A3 Box Revision Mats and general mind-maps to...Read More

Flipped Learning Booklet

Print out a Flipped Learning Mat Create and print a front cover Photo copy the Flipped Learning Mat 50 times Spiral bind the booklet together Hole punch one side to store it in the students’ stu...Read More

Assessment With and Without Levels – Display Posters

Assessment With and Without Levels – Display Posters Assessment With and Without Levels – Display Posters available to download and add your own criteria to the speech bubbles.  Located in...Read More

Assessment without Levels in PE | @ImSporticus

Assessment without Levels in PE @ImSporticus Blog – Drowningintheshallow This is a draft hypothetical ‘assessment without levels’ model for curriculum PE. It is still at an early stage and many ...Read More

PE VLOGs and Podcasts

The post provides links to video based blogs and podcasts on areas of interest in physical education and sport pedagogy PE and Sport VLOGs from @VGoodyear VLOG 15: Summer Break VlOG 14: Sport and Spor...Read More

Class of 2035 – @YouthSportTrust

What role will PE, sport, and physical activity play in the development of our future generations? The Youth Sport Trust has worked with the Future Foundation to fast-forward 20 years, conducting in-d...Read More

Sharing Your Failures – A Rich Learning Tool

  Questions before reading… Q – Do you use social media as a CPD tool in your subject? Q – Do you believe social media is often used as a tool for self promotion in the teaching...Read More

Past Paper Exam Questions and Mark Schemes – GCSE PE & A Level PE

Past Papers GCSE PE Past Papers AQA GCSE PE Past Papers – Direct Link Unit 1 Past Paper 2012 Unit 3 Past Paper 2012 Unit 5 Past Paper 2012 Unit 1 Past Paper 2013 Unit 3 Past Paper 2013 Unit 5 Pa...Read More

Core Tasks in Physical Education

Guest Post by @TomBrush1982 So, what are core tasks? They are tasks that provide both teachers and pupils with an authentic context in which to teach and learn in each unit of work. Core tasks can be ...Read More

Challenge No 9 – Simple Tweaks for Core PE

PE Challenge 9 – Simple tweaks for Core PE by @PE4Learning Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I (@ImSporticus) will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come fr...Read More

PE Challenge 8: Plan your questions

PE Challenge No. 8 by @ImSporticus 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 ...Read More

PE Challenge 7: Correct as well as Critique

PE Challenge No. 7 by @ImSporticus 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 ...Read More

What does success look like in Physical Education? @ImSporticus

What does success look like in Physical Education? by @ImSporticus Perhaps why there are misconceptions about Physical Education is because we can’t universally agree on what success looks like in our...Read More

Project based learning in PE – Organic PE @Mat6453

Project based learning in PE – Organic PE @Mat6453 Direct Link – Here. Working with a fellow PESS facilitator Beverley Symonds @beverleysymonds she introduced me to the idea of Organic PE....Read More

PE Challenge 6 – Introduce an element of Group Processing into your teaching

PE Challenge 6 by @ImSporticus Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coa...Read More

PE Challenge No. 5: Go and observe another PE teacher or Sports Coach.

PE Challenge 5 by @ImSporticus Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coa...Read More

Act on Feedback Mat #AoFMat @PE4Learning

  Below is an example of a resource sheet designed by @PE4Learning to encourage students to ‘Act on Feedback’ from a piece of marked work in various ways.  The sheet was originally de...Read More

PE Challenge 4 – Individual Verbal Feedback

PE Challenge 4 by @ImSporticus Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coa...Read More

PE Challenge 3 – Give Sports Context

PE Challenge 3 by @ImSporticus Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coa...Read More

Topic Tracker Sheets – “I Can” AQA PE from @GymaholicTracy

Quick Guide Access the original Topic Tracker subject knowledge MOT sheet here. Basically, the student rates their knowledge and understanding of the specification/assessment criteria from 1 – 5...Read More

Edexcel GCSE PE Revision Mat – Topic on a Page @MrWallis_PE

Downloads This file can be found alongside many others in the ‘resources’ section of the site as well as in the PE4Learning Google Drive.  

Quick Teaching Tool – Talk It, Cover It, Improve It, Apply It, Write It

How do I use it? A – Create a list of essential key topics, terminology or key definitions. B – Create a list of trigger words to structure discussion, but put them in random order so the ...Read More

PE Challenge 2 – Teach a Flipped Lesson

PE Challenge 2 Over the next 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...Read More

PE Challenge 1 – Physical Activity Levels

PE Challenge No.1 A challenge is a test of one’s abilities or resources in a demanding but stimulating undertaking. Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following...Read More

Celebrating School Sport – Part 2 by @ImSporticus

Celebrating School Sport – Part 2 In my previous post I explained how my school attempts to celebrate school sport. So what are the issues that now come flooding into my mind? I intially couldn’t get ...Read More

Celebrating School Sport – Part 1 by @ImSporticus

Celebrating School Sport – Part 1 This time of year is always a reflective one for me, probably more so than at beginning of a new academic year. It is a time to take stock; to muse on the past, analy...Read More

Demonstrating Progress in PE

@ImSporticus – Read his blog here. Demonstrating Progress in PE The issue There seems to be a worrying rise of the need of physical evidence to back up a teachers judgement in the progress of pr...Read More

Finding Praise in PE – @ImSporticus

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. Tas...Read More

Fast Finisher Task Cards – Stretch and Challenge Extension Tasks

Fast Finisher Task Cards What’s the aim? – The aim of the Fast Finisher Task Cards #FFTCards is to occupy those students who complete a task fast or finish their work early.  In essence &#...Read More

The Health and Wellbeing of a (PE) Teacher @ImSporticus

The Health and Wellbeing of a (PE) Teacher by @ImSporticus Can you relate to this post? At the end of the last academic year I was standing on a precipice. I was overweight, was suffering from insomni...Read More

QuickKey – Fast Formative Assessment @4_teachers

What’s the aim? The aim is to create a quiz / assessment task using the QuickKey app or desktop browser and then create the question document the students will use when sitting the test.  This q...Read More

PE Exam Question Mat – Marking, A4L & Feedback Tool

What are they? The PE Exam Questions Pack is a huge collection of PE4Learning adapted past paper exam questions and mark schemes for the AS and A2 OCR exam board plus others from AQA/Edexcel for GCSE ...Read More

Baseline Testing, Multi Skills & Games For Understanding in Physical Education

A quick post on a popular topic at the moment with the new term just around the corner.  This post aims to spark some thoughts on the topic of baseline testing, multi skills and games for understandin...Read More

Extra Curricular Competition & Results Form Tracker- PE4Learning

This post sheds light on a brilliant website Typeform that enables online form creation.  Entries can then be tracked and collated which can also be adapted to suit extra curricular or school team res...Read More

Assessment With and Without Levels in PE | PE4Learning

@PE4Learning Creation – Draft Pack TWITTER COMMUNITY EXAMPLE AWOL DESIGNS Finally finished ME in PE learning board with inspiration from YST and others. pic.twitter.com/3tL8vAJpoD — Tom Br...Read More

GCSE & A Level PE Command Word Learning Mats #CWLMats – @TomBrush1982

A re-post on an outstanding resource designed and developed by @TomBrush1982 with inspiration from @ASTSupportAli. Original link to Tom’s website and post here. Check it out! Command Word Learni...Read More

Question Assessment Sheet – Attempt, Mark, Improve

A quick post on a resource I found useful when designing the booklets I use for A Level.  Pop the most important questions onto the resource sheet to act as a booklet summary or piece of homework/clas...Read More

Athletics Progression Check Grid #PCGrid + QR Codes & World Records

Athletics #PCGrid Another fine example of adapting and developing the Progression Check Grid #PCGrid series for Practical Core PE.  The Athletics #PCGrid includes score recording, improve technique th...Read More

WWE Wrestle Mania BTEC First Lesson Structure – Principals of Training

A wonderful guest post from our PGCE SCITT student on a themed style lesson using Wrestle Mania as the focus of the tasks.  Scroll down the electronic flyer below to find out more information on the s...Read More

Formulator Tarsia – Linking Learning

Formulator Tarsia known earlier as Formulator Jigsaw is an editor designed for Teachers of Mathematics creating the activities in a form of jigsaws or dominos etc for later use in a class.  The softwa...Read More

Rebus Club – Dingbat Creator

Love Dingbats? Then You’ll Love This! Rebus Club an excellent tool to create engaging word/picture puzzles.  Enter any text (learning outcome maybe?) and the website encodes the words into ...Read More

SMORE 4 Learning – How To Flip Your Classroom

A brilliant ‘How To’ guide by @Mat6453 on the popular topic of ‘Flipped Learning’.  Scroll down the SMORE Flyer below and follow the links to find out more on how to flip your ...Read More

Learning Outcomes Presentation Slide – Sky Sports Inspired

Firstly, a huge thanks to @MrTClarkPE for the inspiration to create the editable version to be downloaded below. Downloads This file can be found alongside many others in the ‘resources’ s...Read More

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