Inclusive Physical Education Tools
Posted: Mon, 03 May 2021 11:08
1. All About Autism All About Me.
We know there are several key barriers to inclusion in PE and sport for young people with autism that collectively our teachers and sports professionals should consider. These are addressed in an exciting new E-Learning 'All about Autism, All about Me' resource. Developed by the Youth Sport Trust and endorsed by the National Autistic Society. The resource is free to access and can be used by schools to support all young people as many without a diagnosis would also benefit. Participants will lean specific skills in Language and Communication, Social Interaction, and Sensory processing.
The link to access the CPD is below, you will need to register on the Youth Sport trust Website to do this.
2. Tops Sportability.
TOP Sportsability is a free online resource for schools and offers practical advice for teachers learning support staff and other sports practitioners including school coaching companies, it consists of video clips and downloadable content showing ideas and strategies which will help staff adapt their lessons and sessions. The resource is easy to use and divided into three sections which are:
- To provide physical activity and sport options for young people with support needs.
- To create a vehicle for the inclusion of disabled and non-disabled young people together.
- To provide a basic introduction to a wide range of sports and activities in support of the School Games programme.
To access the Tops Sportability website visit: http://www.topsportsability.co.uk
You will need to use the code: YSTINCLUSION13
3. Inclusive Health Check.
The schools Inclusive Health Check (IHC) Is a quick and simple resource that school staff can use to assess their inclusive provision in PE and school sport. Participants answer questions which are designed to be thought provoking but non-judgmental. Once completed school staff receive a bespoke action plan which links resources and opportunities which forms part of the school's approach to become a more inclusive. The action plan and process has received positive feedback from Ofsted as it enables schools to demonstrate clear understanding and planning for an Inclusive PE provision.
Schools can access the IHC from their School games dashboards, to register for the School Games website and take part in this resource please this link: https://www.yourschoolgames.com