Teaching Resource: Excel Knowledge Quiz

As a teaching community, we truly value the generous nature of teachers to share resources with colleagues & strangers to support the continual improvement of education for young people. These resources are shared, developed by others and shared again – a cycle of reflection, evaluation and sharing good practice is central to our own teaching…

Knowledge Organisers: Embedding into your practice 

This blog is one of a series of posts that I will be writing over the coming weeks reflecting on our experiences introducing knowledge organisers across the school, the planning, design, and use of at our school. We are 18 months into the journey, and still have a longer way to go to embed them…

Teaching Resource: GCSE PE Knowledge Organisers

Twelve months ago, we introduced Knowledge Organisers as a school to all students from Year 7 to Year 13. In my whole school role, I am driving an evolution in the design and teaching & learning practice of Knowledge Organisers. A year after their introduction, we have learnt a lot on how knowledge organisers can…

Moving my blog forward

Over the last few days, I have been reviewing my blog. Reading articles I had written 6+ years ago. My thoughts… “my teaching has come on a long way since I first started blogging before my PGCE at Loughborough University” Being a reflective practitioner is central to developing as a teacher, and this blog has…

Teaching Resource: GCSE PE Low Stakes Assessment

Following the great low stakes assessment resources shared by Guy Wnuk (@guywnuk) as part of TeachMeetPE 2018 (@TeachMeetPE), I have made some changes from the original resources as they are designed around the Edexcel GCSE PE course. Below, you will find the Microsoft 365 online quizzes built around the OCR GCSE PE spec. The link…

World Class Physical Education

I am always looking for new innovative strategies to develop my own practice, but also to discover ways to share this with colleagues. My Pocket account is always full of articles that have been shared by colleagues on Twitter or that I have found on the internet. This is all very well for my own…

Loughborough University #Physed Teacher Education Conference

On 27th June 2013, I presented at the Loughborough University Teacher Education Conference for partnership schools, mentors and ITT co-ordinators. This was a great opportunity to share how technology can be used to enhance teacher training within the Loughborough partnership. Other presentations by @misskjwilson also ensured mentors and ITT co-ordinators left feeling inspired. If you…

Innovative ICT in Education at Loughborough University

On the 11th June I presented to PE PGCE students at Loughborough University on the use of innovative technology in education – and more specifically within PE. The aim of the session was to share innovative ICT practice from across the world with a motivated and inspired group of trainee teachers. The session was worth…

Google Chrome in Education

I have been meaning to write a blog post on Google Chrome for a while now, and after seeing @MrRobbo‘s post on Google Chrome for PE Teachers earlier today, I feel like I should publish this now. I recommend that you read MrRobbo‘s post as I will not repeat, in detail, the features he highlights in…