SLUK Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism

What is this qualification about?

This qualification aims to develop professional practice in order to improve the overall delivery of the physical education curriculum within primary schools and raise standards.

What does this qualification cover?

The qualification includes understanding the requirements of the primary school physical education curriculum, the links between the principles of pedagogy and child development and how using a range of activities can impact on ‘good or better’ teaching and learning.  Specifically you will develop plans for units of work and use assessment to impact on learning and progress.  You will deliver, teach, evaluate and review the plans for units of work and use assessment information about pupil progress towards the unit outcomes to inform future planning.

 

Who is it suitable for?

The course is suitable to teachers, higher level teaching assistants, teaching assistants (TAs) and coaches (who assist teachers in their PE teaching).  TAs and coaches should have extensive experience across year groups and pupil groups and play an integral part in assisting the raising of standards within primary school education.  Delegates are not required to have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) accreditation.

What is the duration of the course?

The notional learning time is 96 hours.  The guided learning hours are 45 and this equates to a 6 day course programme.  A course programme is usually completed in the equivalent of a school academic year.  Inter-sessional tasks including background reading and applied vocational learning make up the notional learning time.

How is it assessed?

Evidence of meeting each assessment criteria is required to pass the qualification and this will be demonstrated through your collation of a portfolio of assessment evidence including planning documentation, evaluations and reflection as well as evidence generated by tasks during your tutor contact time.  Your portfolio can also count towards your performance management related to the Teachers’ Standards.  Where evidence of improved outcomes for children are used, this can also form part of contributory case studies towards effective use of the PE and School Sport Premium Funding.

How can I be confident of quality?

The course will be delivered by a team of tutors.  Our tutors have all had comprehensive experience in delivering high quality teacher training in University environments.  Many are nationally and internationally recognised.  One of our tutors is Ofsted qualified and another was one of the Level 5/6 qualification authors.


How much will this cost?

The course fee is £975+vat.  This includes: your registration fee of £175 which we pay to Sports Leaders UK on your behalf; course planning; delivery; photocopying; resources; a course portfolio/learner pack; assessment; internal verification; course administration; and certification.  We will also provide you with a complimentary 2 course luncheon each day.

Where will this course take place?

The course will take place at The Stables Business Centre, Walnut Tree House, Astwood Lane, Wychbold, Worcestershire, WR9 0BU – View Map

SLUK Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership

What is this qualification about?

The Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership is a recognised qualification that aims to develop subject leader practice in primary schools in order to improve the sustainability of high quality physical education curriculum within primary schools.

 

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification builds on the learning of the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism by engaging in how to lead sustainable development within primary school physical education.  This includes understanding the roles and responsibilities of a physical education subject lead, being able to determine the quality of provision, and being able to design, lead the implementation of, review and revise a targeted strategy to develop primary school physical education and its sustainability.

 

Who is it suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who has Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC) accreditation.  You must also have successfully completed the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism.

 

What is the duration of the course?

The guided learning hours are 18 and this equates to a 2 day tutored programme.  The course programme can be completed in a minimum of 12 weeks due to the nature and scope of the assessment tasks, but is usually scheduled over a school year. Inter-sessional tasks including background reading and applied vocational learning make up the total qualification learning time of approximately 38 hours.

 

How is it assessed?

Evidence of meeting each assessment criteria is required to pass the course and this will be demonstrated through your collation of a portfolio of assessment evidence including planning documentation, evaluations and reflection as well as evidence generated by tasks during your tutor contact time.  Your portfolio of evidence can also count towards performance management and achievement of the Teachers’ Standards.  Where evidence of improved outcomes for children are used, this can also form part of contributory case studies towards effective use of the PE and School Sport Premium Funding.

 

How can I be confident of quality?

The course will be delivered by a team of tutors.  Our tutors have all had comprehensive experience in delivering high quality teacher training in University environments.  Many are nationally and internationally recognised.  One of our tutors is Ofsted qualified and another was one of the qualification authors.

 

How much will this cost?

The Level 6 Award costs an additional £325+vat as PE Coordinators will access this following successful completion of the Level 5 Certificate.  This includes: course planning; delivery; photocopying; resources; a course portfolio/learner pack; assessment; internal verification; course administration; and certification.  We will also provide you with a free lunch each day.  The total for the Level 5/6 qualification is £1300+vat.