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The PE Umbrella | Podcasting ALL things Primary Physical Education

Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!
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Nov 21, 2015

In this episode of The PE Umbrella, I am joined by Simon Blower, a former primary school teacher, deputy headteacher and co-founder of a wonderful resource called 'Pobble' that uses an online platform to share children's writing with a worldwide audience.  We delve into his experience to chat ALL things Primary PE including his top tips, favourite resources, how physical activity impacts on attainment and how it is used to enrich Pobble writing days!  So come and join us Under the Umbrella. 

Nov 14, 2015

This week Under the Umbrella, I use the concept of the 'Six Thinking Hats' and share with you how it has helped clear my mind when reflecting on my PE lessons and teaching as a whole.  For quick, straight to the point thinking with concepts that YOU can use right away, this episode is a MUST listen!

Nov 7, 2015

Today, I am joined by Kate Thornton-Bousfield.  Kate is the primary lead and development manager for physical literacy at the Youth Sport Trust and has teaching experience that spans both primary and secondary schools.  We chat about all things primary PE, sharing her favourite teaching practice, helpful resources and her thoughts on where primary PE will be in 5 years time!  You simply don't want to miss this!

Nov 1, 2015

In this episode of The PE Umbrella, I am joined by the founder of Tagtiv8 himself, Bryn Llewellyn, as we talk about active learning and a whole lot more.  As a former deputy and acting headteacher, Bryn discusses his favourite resources, activities and how we can feel confident in our PE teaching once more.  This episode is filled with simply brilliant advice and ideas that you won't want to miss!

Oct 25, 2015

In this episode, I discuss how you can host your own LEG-A-THON fundraising event in your school to support Sue Ryder hospices across the country.  Let's get those children ACTIVE!

For more information check out www.sueryder.org/schools and www.peumbrella.com 

Oct 18, 2015

In this episode, I discuss the fine balancing act that teachers must play in enhancing the fundamental physical skills of a child in their class while ensuring their enjoyment and enthusiasm for physical activity remains intact.

I look at the argument from both a coach and a teacher perspective and suggest ways in which we can strike a happy medium.

Oct 18, 2015

Join me today as I share with you my 'aha' moment that has inspired me to teach KS1 PE a different way.  I share my ideas on how I enthuse, engage and excite KS1 children once again to make them fall in love with physical activity.

Oct 11, 2015

"From below the national average to the TOP 10% nationwide"

Join me as I talk to Maths of the Day founder Jon Smedley and discuss how active learning helped transform attitudes and attainment in maths at his old school!

www.peumbrella.com

www.mathsoftheday.org.uk

 

Oct 11, 2015

A warm welcome to The PE Umbrella.  All about me, your host, Ryan Ellis.  I take you through a whistle stop tour of my humble beginnings in Leeds, to my current position as a PE teacher at Sporting Influence Ltd and founder at The PE Umbrella

Oct 11, 2015

Today, I discuss the one activity/drill I simply couldn't live without as a primary PE teacher.  I explain how it can be best used, and how its versatility has served me well over the years!

Visit www.peumbrella.com for the write up of this drill on the blog.

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