Sport can and should serve as a powerful tool for self-discipline – not only helping children with behavioural problems in the classroom, but also boosting focus, academic achievement and in-classroom engagement.Read More
Following a recent lesson observation, behaviour management was identified as a key strength of mine. More specifically, my ability to manage the behaviour of a number of ‘difficult’ Year 9 students in the classroom.
“You had them eating out of your hands! Some of the most difficult Year 9 students in the school, it was great to see!” were the comments I received from the Head of School.Read More
19.5% of pupils have been bullied during PE.
If that stat wasn’t disheartening enough, bullying that focuses on a lack of physical fitness, body shape or perceived lack of sporting ability can leave a severe dent in a student’s self-confidence that lasts a lifetime.
Whilst bullying in any realm of education is never acceptable and can have terrible consequences when it happens in PE, it can also result in the avoidance of physical activity not just in the short term, but in the long term too.Read More