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Primary School Physical Education SpecialismSLQ Level 5 Certificate

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.

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.

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

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 Sport Premium Funding.

The course fee is £985+vat.

This includes:

  • your registration fee of £180 which we pay to Sports Leaders Qualifications (SLQ) 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 lunch each day.

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