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Schools In Focus

‘Schools in Focus’ is an area where you can access some information on all of the wonderful schools in which we deliver PE sessions, lunch time clubs, physically active Maths, after school clubs. We wanted to shed some light on the brilliant work being done in those schools and allow you to gain a greater… Read more »

Maths on the Move 2017/18 – The Results!

The scores are in! In the 2017/18 academic year 108 groups took on Maths on the Move, that is a total of 1,456 children.  77,760 minutes of physically active learning completed and 174,720 maths challenges answered. What is Maths on the Move? Just in case you’re not familiar with Maths on the Move, here’s a… Read more »

How can Physically Active Learning help my school?

What exactly is Physically Active Learning, and how can it increase attainment levels? What is active learning and why is it a solution? Read the following article by Andy Daly-Smith, Children’s Physical Activity Researcher at Leeds Beckett University, to find out more. How can physical activity help a child do better in school? By Andy Daly-Smith…. Read more »

A classroom is for sitting, right?

Physically Active Learning is here to change the way you look at the classroom! You’ve probably heard about it by now, the idea of physically active learning. Gone are the days when pupils would spend an entire hour sat behind their desks.  Okay, we may be being slightly optimistic by suggesting that this no longer… Read more »

What is Maths on the Move?

Improve pupils maths performance by 16% in 1 lesson with Maths on the Move. You know the saying ‘It does what it says on the tin’? Well, that’s Maths on the Move. It’s doing maths whilst on the move. Of course there’s a whole lot more to say about this innovative programme designed by teachers for teachers;… Read more »

Why we should teach Children that losing is an opportunity

Why we should teach children that losing is an opportunity I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed –… Read more »

Carrot or the Stick?

The Carrot, the Stick or the Alternative? In our most recent guided reading lesson, my year 4 class were studying a book titled “My life as a Tudor Schoolboy”. One of the sections stated that Tudor schoolchildren were beaten with a birch cane. When the class asked what that meant, I took a ruler and… Read more »

4 Methods that teachers can take from sports coaches into the classroom

4 Methods that teachers can take from sports coaches into the classroom 1/5/2018 0 Comments Some of the best methods for coaching I have picked up have come from teachers.  The fact that most sports staff who work with children don’t use teachers know how to pick up a thing or 2 is baffling.  Coping… Read more »

3 Oft-forgotten life-long benefits of sports

3 Oft-forgotten life-long benefits of sports participation for children…and an extremely obvious 1! Hands up, if you knew that playing sport would guarantee your child future success in business, relationships and health, would you sign them up to a class tomorrow?  I’m confident in saying that most of us probably would. Although such a guarantee… Read more »

3 Reasons to sign your child up for a School Holiday Club

3 Reasons to sign your child up for a School Holiday Club The school holidays are a time that every child looks forward to. No more school uniforms and days upon days of play is the childhood equivalent of being an adult that is flown to a remote island in the Pacific Ocean without any… Read more »