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

The Gill Parry Best Practice in PE Award 2022

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Congratulations to this year’s award winners who were presented with their awards at the Annual Celebratory Meal at the Midland Hotel Manchester in September.   The Primary School award winners were: The PE Leadership team, at Bruche Primary School, Warrington and Sara Hall, from Prospect Vale Primary School, Stockport.   The Secondary School award winner was: Martin Williams, Bishop Rawsthorne Secondary School, Croston.   … Read More

European School Sports Day 2022!

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EUROPEAN SCHOOL SPORTS DAY Register your school HERE! 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

#AIESEPConnect Event

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Dear NWCPEA Community, The AIESEP Global Outreach Programme (#AIESEPConnect) is hosting an online event titled Trailblazing and way-marking: Possible pathways for Meaningful PE research led by Stephanie Beni, Déirdre Ni Chróinín and Tim Fletcher. Join us on Friday April 29th at 12pm (noon) Central European Summer Time (CEST). Meeting URL: Meeting ID: 894 5699 7383 Passcode: 20069534 Stephanie Beni … Read More

LJMU – PESSPA Network Event

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This face-to-face event is for primary, secondary, tertiary practitioners, and sports coaches working in schools. About this event The event is an opportunity to find out more about LJMU’s PESSPA Network and build relationships with LJMU PE, Coaching and Sport Science provision. The event will; • introduce the network and identify areas for collaboration • Provide opportunities to build partnerships … Read More

The Gill Parry Best Practice in PE Award goes to…

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Wright Robinson College (Secondary Award Winners) Many congratulations to the PE department at Wright Robinson College on this fantastic achievement! Here is what the PE department had to say: ‘My mind my body’ was an initiative created by the PE department to increase awareness of the importance of physical activity on the mind and body, with a focus on the … Read More