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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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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 28, 2021

Welcome to episode 200 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by the Director of Sport at Alice Smith School in Malaysia and host of the Infinite Leaders Podcast Lewis Keens.

In this episode, we find common links between our past before learning about what makes Lewis tick in the world of PE.

Talking points include:

- What currently excites you about PE?

- What misconceptions about our subject should be banished?

- What is your ideal PE lesson recipe?

- A PE Resource you couldn't live without?

- What is your worst ever PE lesson and what did you learn from it?

- Something that has made you go 'wow'

All of this and a plethora of other tangents were explored in this milestone episode of the podcast! So what are you waiting for?

Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella. Note pad ready!

Mar 21, 2021

Welcome to episode 199 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by the founder of The PE Train and Primary Teacher Anthony Seaman.

In this episode we take our usual stroll down conversations ALL things Primary PE and find out what makes Anthony tick, sharing knowledge bombs for you to take away in the process. Talking points include:

- What currently excites you about PE?

- What misconceptions about our subject should be banished?

- What is your ideal PE lesson recipe?

- Success story/most inspiring moment as a teacher?

- A PE Resource you couldn't live without?

- What is your worst ever PE lesson and what did you learn from it?

All of this and so much more, you can't afford to miss it! So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella. Note pad and pen ready!

Mar 14, 2021

Welcome to episode 198 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by former primary school teacher and founder of The Children's Health Project Ilse Brockling. On this episode we delve into all things health & wellbeing on the back of our 3rd lockdown in the UK and look ahead to the coming year.

Talking points include:

- Health & Wellbeing at home

- Healthy Habits we should all be adopting

- What should health & wellbeing look like in schools moving forward

As expected, we venture off down many side conversations to bring you plenty of value and food for thought so make sure you have a note pad and pen handy.

What are you waiting for? Come on over and join us Under the PE Umbrella!

Mar 7, 2021

Welcome to episode 197 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

Joining me Under the umbrella this week is inspirational headteacher of The Academy at St James, Chris Tolson.

Having recently heard about the simply wonderful provision at his school through Niall O'Brien, this week we take the plunge and gain a headteachers perspective on the trajectory of his school and the decisions behind it.

Amongst our discussion we talk about:

- What is the importance of a great PA provision in your school & how does this impact pupil wellbeing?

- How has your school shifted its approach? What changes had to be made? What pushback did you have?

- How has your provision assisted in supporting your school during the pandemic?

- Advice for budding PE leads listening who may want to go on a similar journey

So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella. Note pad(s) ready!

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