There are growing concerns about the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people. Read the article by Andy Sprake and his UCLan colleagues HERE.
Sports Day might look a little different this year, but the European School Sport day is going ahead! Sign your school up and become part of 3 million participants from 9,000 schools across Europe! All it takes is to get your school to #BeActive for at least 120 minutes on the day, and the NWCPEA will soon be sharing resources … Read More
The summer 2020 edition of afPE’s PE Matters journal pays wonderful tribute to our beloved Gill Parry, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Colleagues from various associations have paused to reflect on the impact that Gill made on the PE community and beyond. She will forever be in our hearts and if you would like to download the full … Read More
The IPLA and PLnet Denmark are planning to host a series of webinars to discuss the concept of physical literacy. The next webinar is planned to be on Tuesday 23rd June at 12 midday (BST)/1pm (CET). The focus of the webinar is ‘How physical literacy is or could be influencing practices in the sport coaching world’. There will be an … Read More
The North Western Counties Physical Education Association is very sad to report the untimely passing of our Vice Chair and Chair of the Research and Professional Development Sub Committee Gill Parry. Gill joined the association in 2011. At that time Gill was a PE advisor for Manchester LA having previously held a similar role in Wigan. Her passion and determination … Read More
The Birches, a specialist support school, were awarded the NWCPEA Best Practice award based on their Sports Link with St John’s RC Primary School. Over the academic year 2018-19, the two schools linked through a Sports Link Ambassador summit and worked together to share and develop new and inclusive activities. The Birches taught the children of St John’s to play … Read More
We are now accepting nominations for the Best Practice in Physical Education Award. Please see the information below and download the relevant documentation: Best Practice Award Proforma 2020 Best Practice Award Guidelines 2020 The Award is open to individuals working in Physical Education. We have three Best Practice awards available to (1) Primary School, (2) Secondary School and (3) Special … Read More
The NWCPEA were proud to take part in a flagship event for the European School Sports Day (ESSD) movement. It was an excellent event with 50 leaders from secondary schools providing varied activities for 100 year 4 children. We look forward to playing our part with this in subsequent years! The ESSD is a school day dedicated to having fun, playing … Read More