Category: Weekly Sporting Issues

Kepa & Sarri

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An extraordinary situation occurred this weekend when Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to be substituted in the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley. Watch the footage of the incident before having a go at the resource below.

Ethnicity & Sport

Watch the videos in the resource below before discussing how and why ethnicity has an impact on the sport that people participate in.

Starter – Engagement Patterns in Sport

Take a look at a popular sporting website such as On the homepage, which social groups are well represented? Which social groups do not appear as often? Discuss how the media can impact participation levels in sport. Now take a look at the Sport… Continue Reading “Starter – Engagement Patterns in Sport”

GCSE PE Practical Moderation – Tips & Tricks

Perhaps the most important day of the year on the Physical Education department calendar – Practical Moderation. Known to give many teachers and pupils sleepless nights, this day can define pupil grades and shape teacher performance reviews. Needless to say, it is important to… Continue Reading “GCSE PE Practical Moderation – Tips & Tricks”

GCSE PE – How do the exam boards differ?

As PE teachers we can be forgiven for sticking with the same GCSE PE exam board year upon year. Changing boards requires learning new content, adapting theoretical and practical structures and obtaining or creating new resources. But how different are the exam boards? Are… Continue Reading “GCSE PE – How do the exam boards differ?”

Guidance – Revision

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GCSE PE – Team Theory or Team Practical?

Team Theory or Team Practical? The new GCSE PE specification is now in its third year of teaching, having gone through its first exam period in the summer of 2018. Now that teachers have gone through a complete teaching cycle, perhaps it is time… Continue Reading “GCSE PE – Team Theory or Team Practical?”

Owen Farrell – Tackle or Penalty?

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After watching the video of this controversial tackle from Owen Farrell, have a go at answering the questions in the resource below: [adinserter block=”1″]

The PE Classroom – What are we all about?

The PE Classroom – Why was The PE Classroom created? As teachers we all wish we had more of it. Without it we cannot put our pupils first and cannot continue to develop our teaching and lesson delivery. We wish we didn’t have… Continue Reading “The PE Classroom – What are we all about?”

Dietary Requirements of Athletes

This week’s starter looks at the different dietary requirements required by athletes from certain sports. After watching the videos in the resource below, can you decide what and when each performer should be eating? Each week we post ‘Starter activities’ for pupils to discuss… Continue Reading “Dietary Requirements of Athletes”