Battleships – A fun way to develop over-arm throwing!

Are you struggling for fun ways to develop over-arm throwing power and accuracy? Battleships might be one for you. You’ll need a lot of the collapsable hurdles used for Indoor Athletics (or an equivalent). Before you set up the game make sure you split all of your targets into two piles to ensure it is […]

Halloween P.E Game ideas!

If you’re someone who enjoys Halloween and wants to have some fun with your class, I’ve had a little go at thinking of some P.E games you could play that gets their bodies moving (perhaps necessary after all that ‘Trick or Treat’) Give them a spin and let me know if they’re any good…. I […]

Use the power of Wimbledon! – Free Tennis lessons from us to you!

Unless you’re stuck in a cave you might have noticed Andy Murray & co. are receiving media focus recently, hopefully your children will have noticed too! The LTA do a great job at ensuring most Schools have tennis equipment, there is a good chance your School has access to one of those blue ‘Aegon’ short […]

The Grand National for your kids!

As you know we like to combine ‘real events’ occurring in our world and relate P.E activities to them. So here is the Grand National! (please note – You will not need Horses, no Horses will be harmed during this activity – it’s just a bit of fun) The premise is really simple – mark […]

Can’t catch, won’t catch? – Have a look at this…

The road to improving a child’s co-ordination & ability to catch is potentially long, arduous and often quite repetitive for the poor kids. So below you’ll find a few idea’s to help you freshen up ways of teaching it! I hope some of these might be useful for you, or give you an idea of […]

Non Doer? No problem!

It’s a new year and a new term, we get how busy you are. So we decided to share these little gems to help you out. In the attachment you’ll find some pre-planned tasks for any children that have fell off their new bike over the Christmas period and can’t join in your amazing lesson […]

Inject the Christmas spirit into your P.E lessons!

On the Tuesday of this week (the 15th of November!) one of the houses in the village I live in put up there Christmas tree! Now I love Christmas as much as the next person but that seemed a little premature.. Never-the-less the children at the Schools I work in have started to learn their […]

New balls please! – ‘Wimbledon’ Tennis activity

Sliding scales sometimes allow you to facilitate an activity that is very specific to one particular skill, yet needs little input in terms of you ‘stepping in’ with multiple mini-plenaries. Below you will see an example of this – welcome to the Wimbledon Championships!

New Class? Try this Formative Assessment lesson out…

At this point of the year it is very likely you will be teaching/coaching classes who you have never seen before. The activity shown below is relatively easy to set up and demonstrate and it also gives you the chance to make some very worthwhile, varied assessments of your new class! I find the easiest […]