Torbay Primary PE Conference 2022
The event is a must for all Primary Teachers and Support Staff, who would like to improve the opportunities and experiences of young people in their schools through one or more of the following three strands:
· Physical Education
· Physical Activity & Sport
The event will provide networking opportunities, specialist insight and guidance around hot topics
The keynote will be given by Kay Batkin, Youth Sport Trust Network Director: Kay has worked for YST for over 11 years and is responsible for growing and developing our relationship with schools and the networks that support them. Having joined Youth Sport Trust from Sharnbrook Upper School in Bedfordshire, Kay has a long history of working within the Education sector. In previous roles Kay has lead on the delivery of major national programmes such as the School Games. Recently Kay has been supporting the development and growth of the Well School Movement as well as supporting our member schools.
There will be 6 workshops for you to choose from, please choose 1 from each Group
|No.||Workshop Title||Content Summary||Deliverer||Strand||Deliverer Profile|
|GROUP 1: 16:30 – 17:00
(Delegates to select one workshop)
|1||Small space PE||Do you struggle for space for your PE lessons either inside or out? This session will help with ideas on groupings, equipment and activities that will fit a small space.||Matt Upston / Matt Upston Education||PE||Matt Upston is a Primary PE Consultant, based in Devon but works over the country. He has a wealth of experience working in and with primary school children, staff and the wider school community on many different subjects and themes. He has taught Primary PE for over 20 years and has created and delivered physical education content to post-grad students as part of the PGCE at Exeter University.|
|2||OFSTED & PE deep dive||This session will hear from a local Head of School – their experience of the new Ofsted framework and how they have developed consistency across all subjects. A PE lead will share their experience of an Ofsted PE Deep Dive and the type of questions they asked.||Ben Nelson-Smith / Collaton St Mary C of E Primary School
Lloyd Blackler / Kings Ash Academy
|PE||Ben Nelson-Smith is the Headteacher at Collaton St Mary C of E Primary School and is an experienced and well respected member of the Senior Leadership Team. Lloyd Blacker, a Physical Education Teacher at Kings Ash Academy has many years experience and a wealth of knowledge of delivering high quality PE lessons.|
|3||Developing an Active School to support health and wellbeing||Jason will introduce how physical activity and movement can impact positively on young people’s wellbeing and resilience. He will also look at the science behind developing an Active School, showcasing examples of schools across Devon who have been supported to embed physical activity and movement across the whole school day to positively support pupil’s mental health and wellbeing and wider pupil outcomes.||Jason Wood & Rebecca Skinner / Active Devon||Wellbeing||Jason works for Active Devon and leads a programme of support for primary schools across the County. He brings with him a wealth of experience to the role.
Rebecca Skinner also works for Active Devon as Early Life lead. Rebecca has a wealth of knowledge and past experience as a school PE lead.
|GROUP 2: 17:00 – 17:30
(Delegates to select one workshop)
|4||Practical tips for effective assessment of PE||Navigating through the options on assessing PE in your school can be a real headache. This session will help give examples of different ways of assessing PE. We will look at different packages available as well as talk about what do we want to asses, how to make it easier and purposeful. This session will be a mix of discussion and sharing of resources.||Matt Upston / Matt Upston Education||PE||Matt Upston is a Primary PE Consultant, based in Devon but works over the country. He has a wealth of experience working in and with primary school children, staff and the wider school community on many different subjects and themes. He has taught Primary PE for over 20 years and has created and delivered physical education content to post-grad students as part of the PGCE at Exeter University.|
|5||Top tips to engage children who are refusing to take part in PE post Covid-19||A networking opportunity to discuss issues and potential solutions to fully re-engage children in PE and extra curricular activities post COVID 19||Chris Caws / Youth Sport Trust||Wellbeing||Chris Caws is a Regional Development Manager at Youth Sport Trust. Chris is a very experienced physical education professional, who has been immersed in the work of supporting schools to transform the lives of children through PE, physical activity and sport for over 30 years.|
|6||Teach Active Maths & English||As more schools join the mission to become an active school and/or begin to introduce the ‘Creating Active Schools Framework’, we explore the role physical activity has to play – and in particular, how physically active learning can significantly impact on well-being and academic achievement. All delegates will be introduced to practical activities and given access to lesson plans and resources to use back at their schools.
*When registering for this workshop your details will be shared with Teach Active in order for you to receive access to the lesson plans and resources.
|Jon Smedley / Teach Active||Physical Activity||Teach Active’s Founder, Jon Smedley, taught in Primary schools for 15 years – working as a teacher, PE Advisor and Deputy Headteacher. Jon wanted to use children’s natural love of movement and physical activity to help raise whole school improvement. Integrating activity in to Maths and English lessons, Jon found that children were engaged, displaying a real love of learning – but importantly also attaining better through this approach.|