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06 Feb 2020

Behind the scenes with our suppliers – Furniture

We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with one of our amazing suppliers to give you a behind the scenes FIRST on how our furniture products are made. PLUS we’re giving you the chance to WIN a paper storage unit worth £1,147.20!

02 May 2019

Get Girls Active

Engaging Girls in Sport Working in schools we get to see all sorts of children – those that are engaged, as well as those that are not and of course those that shine and excel amongst their peers. This is true of all subjects, but PE is an area that […]

01 May 2019

New support for swimming in scho...

Who doesn’t love school swimming sessions? The kids are all energised and excited, lost swimming kits, last minute removal of earrings and jewellery, the stampede for the coach to get to the local pool (unless you are lucky enough to have your own), serenely teaching your group to swim, and […]

01 May 2019

£100m School Funding for Health...

The health and wellbeing of children is vital in a modern era where obesity levels are on the rise and a sedentary lifestyle is prevalent. In 2018-19, schools will receive £100 million pounds from the government to spend specifically on improving health and wellbeing and promoting a more active lifestyle. […]

01 May 2019

Product Focus – Footballs – ...

When I first took the lead on PE in school, I was so naive when it came to sports equipment. Who knew there were so many variations in everything? Footballs are a good example of this. They come in so many different sizes, materials and construction so it can be […]

30 Apr 2019

Box Pass (KS3 PE)

Overview: This Box Pass drill is great for improving coordination, technique and performance. Resources: Training ball Cones Programmes of Study: Physical Education To develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports [for example, athletics and gymnastics] Steps: Set up a box shape using cones 3 metres square Place […]

30 Apr 2019

Dribbling Drill (KS2 PE)

Overview: This Dribbling Drill is great for developing hand-eye co-ordination and dribbling skills for basketball. Resources: Basketballs Hoops Skipping ropes OR Hula Hoop Dribbling – From £78.59 www.consortiumeducation.com/hula-hoop-dribbling Programmes of Study: Physical Education Using running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination. Steps: Pair the children up – one […]

30 Apr 2019

Burst The Bubble (KS1 PE)

Overview: This game is great for developing hand-eye co-ordination skills. Resources: Coloured Hoops Bean Bags Team bands (optional) Programmes of Study: Physical Education KS1 Masters basic movements such as running, jumping, throwing and catching. It also helps develop balance, agility and co-ordination, so children can begin to apply these skills in to […]

10 Apr 2019

Magic Magnets (KS2 Science, Y3)

Overview: A short investigation to demonstrate that magnetic forces (fields) work from a distance and do not need physical contact. Resources: magnets Paper clip Thin card/paper Ruler Programmes of Study: Science Working scientifically Lower KS2 Make systematic and careful observations Forces and magnets – Year 3 notice that some forces […]