National and local partner updates for PE Leads

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National and local partner updates for PE Leads

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 15:21

National and local partner updates for PE Leads


New Wellbeing Qualification for 2021: afPE and Sports Leaders UK have in partnership, developed a new Level 4 Qualification in Supporting Pupils' Wellbeing Through Physical Education. This is a nationally recognised qualification that enables delegates to become specialists in supporting the emotional and social wellbeing of pupils through physical education. It is open to both primary and secondary school teachers with QTS, who teach PE.


Badminton is returning to play! Dorset Badminton Association and Community Badminton are holding County Badminton Trials for Training Squad places on: Saturday 19 June for children and young people aged 8-16 years old.


FREE online, tennis course from the LTA for primary teachers (qualified or trainee) and teaching assistants – complete with resources and a £250 voucher! Schools can spend the vouchers on coaching with an LTA Accredited Youth trained coach, or on equipment.

Public Health England

Change 4 Life 'Our Healthy Year Calendar' available for download. The new Our Healthy Year Calendars, for Reception, KS1 and KS2, can support young people to build healthier habits. The downloadable calendars can be used in the classroom or via remote learning to inspire pupils to eat well, move more, and be mindful of their wellbeing.


To help teachers, tutors, and staff from your school talk to children and young people about water safety this summer, the RNLI has created some curriculum linked activities and videos that schools can use for free. These include workshops packs are suitable for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, and cover everything from swimming in open water and tombstoning to scenario and decision-making activities.


Stormbreak is a charity which helps educational professionals to address their mental health concerns for children in Reception, KS1 and KS2, through movement activity. The Stormbreak approach can positively shape the entire school culture. To find out more, contact and sign up to attend a free webinar on the 25th of May from 4 - 4.45pm.

Swim England

Read the latest information about School Swimming and meeting the current Government guidelines in 2021.

The Impact of Coronavirus on School Swimming and Water Safety report reveals that 1,186,555 pupils are expected to leave primary school between 2021-22 and 2025-26 unable to swim 25 metres unaided.


National School Sport Week 2021: Together Again, 19-25 June: Everyone who signs up will receive free resources from the Youth Sport Trust, including the ultimate guide to staging an inclusive sports day, top tips on harnessing the power of sport to bring young people together and advice on how to give young people a voice in organising their sports days.

Active Recovery Hub: offers over 350 resources, intentionally designed to spark ideas, draw upon schools' own Recovery Curriculum plans, and offer additional resources and guidance to support action.

Well Schools movement: You can sign up to the Well Schools movement completely free.

Tags: Children and Young People, Public Health England, RNLI, Swim England, YST, afPE

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