Apply Now for the Gill Parry Best Practice in PE Award!

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Do you work in Physical Education? Should your achievements be recognised and celebrated? If so, click here to nominate yourself or a colleague for The Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education 2024. The Award is open to individuals or teams working in Physical Education. We have three Best Practice awards available to: (1) Primary School (2) Secondary School (3) Special School. … Read More

Gill Parry Best Practice in PE Award Winners 2023!

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education: Mosspits Lane Primary School! Rita Hesford: Presenting Mosspits Lane Primary School with the Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education (2023) PE at Mosspits Lane has been designed with a well thought out, cohesive and progressive curriculum at its … Read More

ESSD Manchester (Video)

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Please see below a fantastic video showcasing the commitment of NWCPEA colleagues in the Manchester region to promote, and provide opportunities for, Physical Education and Physical Activity for children and young people!  

Apply Now for the Gill Parry Award 2024!

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Do you work in Physical Education? Should your achievements be recognised and celebrated? If so, click here to nominate yourself or a colleague for The Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education 2024. The Award is open to individuals or teams working in Physical Education. We have three Best Practice awards available to: (1) Primary School (2) Secondary … Read More

Ofsted Publish Levelling the playing field: the physical education subject report

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Ofsted have published a report entitled: Levelling the playing field: the physical education subject report. The opening section reads: “For many pupils, physical education (PE) will be the first and only place where they are taught safe, efficient and intelligent movement. In PE, pupils are also taught important health-related knowledge to help them make informed decisions about how to live a … Read More

European School Sports Day 2023!

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EUROPEAN SCHOOL SPORT DAY (Register Your School!) What if every child could #BeActive in school with sport and play? What if every school took one day to celebrate sport in Europe? Could it help students to kick-off a lifetime of health? We say YES. Join us. WHY? THE FACTS Plenty of research shows that #Being active makes students healthier and … Read More

The Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education (2023)

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Dear Colleagues, Do you work in Physical Education? Should your achievements be recognised and celebrated? If so, you can nominate yourself or a colleague for The Gill Parry Award for Best Practice in Physical Education! The Award is open to individuals or teams working in Physical Education. We have three Best Practice awards available to (1) Primary School, (2) Secondary School and … Read More

Assessment in PE (Reflections on a Webinar)

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We recently hosted an online Webinar for PE Teachers to discuss Assessment in PE. With special thanks to Santi Berry at St Mary’s College in Hull, and Alaina Lovatt at Westleigh School in Wigan, for their contributions and collation of information about what was discussed on the night! Key Points Both schools had a holistic focus on PE, looking to … Read More

ESSD 2022 @ Chester University

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At the end of last September, 50 KS2 pupils from Bluecoat Primary School visited the University of Chester for European School Sport Day, a celebration of youth Physical Activity across the continent. This is an event initiated within the region by NWCPEA, now in its fourth year of operation and the for the first time since 2019, a collective face … Read More

afPE Quality Mark in the North-West!

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Congratulations to the schools, staff and pupils in the North-Western Region who have gained the afPE quality Mark during the last academic year. This is a fantastic achievement and demonstrates the hard-working dedication of PE professionals in the North-West of England! Quality Mark  St John’s Primary, Great Harwood, Lancashire   Quinta Primary, Congleton Cheshire Quality Mark with Distinction  Orretts Meadows Special … Read More