Presentation on theme: "Sue Wilkinson Association for Physical Education"— Presentation transcript:
1 Sue Wilkinson Association for Physical Education The Importance of physical education in primary schools Making a difference not making a messSue WilkinsonAssociation for Physical EducationApril 17
2 Context Professional standards Ofsted Report National Curriculum ReviewFunding announcementApril 17
3 Headlines from OfSTED Report (September 2012) PositivesTwo thirds of Primary Schools are good or betterThree quarters of Secondary Schools are good or betterTeaching, leadership and management good or outstanding in large majority of schoolsGCSE results have risenPE made significant development to pupils’ personal development and well-being and enjoyment of schoolBoys attain better than girls but it is the other way round in the sixth formStill some evidence of positive impact of SSPsApril 17
4 Headlines from the report continued Not so positiveOne quarter of secondary schools required improvementOne third of primary schools required improvementSubject knowledge and confidence is an issueOne fifth of pupils can’t swim by end of primaryPlanning/Assessment is still weakLow expectations and challenge for the more ablePhysical aspect is under developedApril 17
5 Challenges arising from the report High participation/high standardsThe role of PE in tackling sedentary lifestyles/obesityClear and well-used pathways to participation outside schoolProgress in lessons and over time for all pupils must be good or outstandingTeaching must be good or outstanding!April 17February 2013
6 National Curriculum Positives: Statutory across all key stages Commitment to physical literacyBreadth and balanceStrong statements for OAA, Dance and SwimmingAttainment targets at the end of each key stageApril 13
7 National Curriculum Challenges: Named examples of games Issues around progressionTaught v learnedAbsence of LeadershipAssessment strategy and commitment not yet available for consultationMarch 13
8 So What next? Stop Look Listen and Audit what is needed Plan for your children and young people, teachers and the schoolPlan for sustainabilityPlan for a legacy
9 Effective use of Funding It is crucial this additional money is used to provide a sustainable impact – How?Schools that have done this effectively have provided physical education that has truly made a difference to the lives of young people.To plan for improvement the school should undertake a review and an audit of needs.
10 Effective use of funding Subject leaders should access high quality professional learning.All teachers should have access to professional learning, particularly to improve their subject knowledge and as a result their confidence to deliver high quality physical education.Any other specialists such as coaches should be used to work alongside teachers to help develop their subject knowledge; they should not replace them. Once the funding ceases so will the ability to buy in specialists and sustainability will evaporate.Good or better teaching promotes learning and progress for all pupils and there should be on-going monitoring and reviewing of the impact.
11 School Sport & Active Lifestyle Physical Education for ALL What will it look like?It is crucial that we meet the needs of all young peopleElite PerformanceSchool Sport & Active LifestylePhysical Education for ALL
12 Summary Create your school curriculum – embed the National Curriculum Use the Quality Mark to review and evidence improvement.Sustainability - ensure professional learning for all – up skilling the profession QTS and non QTSInspire your children and young people with good or outstanding teaching of physical education