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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: May, 2021
May 23, 2021

Welcome to episode 208 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by primary PE leads Sam Woodruff & Jordan Jawandha to chat ALL things Primary PE! T

alking 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?

All of this and so much more to help you in your own Primary PE teaching journey! So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella.

May 16, 2021

Welcome to episode 207 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by deputy headteacher and PESSPA director at Clavering Primary School Neil McAvoy. In this knowledge bomb packed episode we dive into ALL things Clavering and the truly incredible PE and PA offer they have for their pupils.

Talking points include:

- Breaking down the Clavering vision statement

- Aligning the program with the school culture & ethos

- The 30:30 physical activity strategy

- What is your ideal PE lesson recipe?

- Worst ever lesson you've taught?

All of this and so much more to help you in transforming the PE offering of the schools that you work at! So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella.

May 9, 2021

Welcome to episode 206 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by primary PE specialist teacher Ben Anderson for one of the most insightful episodes of the show yet! On this bumper episode, we learn about what makes Ben tick as a practitioner and discover the ways in which his school is thriving as a result of his excellent PE leadership and teaching.

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 to help you in your own Primary PE teaching journey! So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella. Note pad ready!

May 2, 2021

Welcome to episode 205 of The PE Umbrella Podcast!

This week I am joined by the director and founder of Totally Runable Natalie Jackson. Totally Runable use the power of running to help close the sport gender gap across schools in the UK and have a fascinating story to tell.

During this episode, I speak with Natalie about some stark figures when it comes to boys and girls participation in sport and physical activity. We learn more about the sport gender gap and factors that play into this widening or narrowing.

This was a truly insightful discussion and I am certain that it will leave you with more questions and strategies that you can take away to try in your own school setting.

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

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