Health & Wellbeing Concept Curriculum

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Health & Wellbeing Concept Curriculum

Do you need support in how PE aligns to the new Health and Wellbeing Area of Learning and Experience?

Do you want to develop a coherent and connected Health and Wellbeing Curriculum that meets the needs of your learners?

If the answer to any of the above questions is no, then please join us on Monday 26th Feb 2024 at the Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff, Wales for this exciting, in-person, CPD event, led by Lee Sullivan the bestselling author of ‘Is PE in Crisis? Leading Meaningful Change in Physical Education’ and co-author of the Primary and Secondary Concept Curriculum, and experienced Head of PE, Jon Campbell.

Why Attend?

  • Your opportunity to reflect on personal and department ‘why’ and curriculum intent.
  • Hear expert guidance on implementing a concept curriculum in PE from the co-author of the PE Concept Curriculum and how it can prepare all students for life through PE.
  • Understand how the Concept Curriculum can be used to meet the wider aims of the Health and Well-being AOLE through PE (evidencing progress in ‘What Matters’ statements 1,2,3,4 and 5).
  • Develop your own concept curriculum scheme of work and lesson plans to meet the needs of all students that meet the new Curriculum for Wales and Health and Wellbeing AOLE.
  • Network and collaborate with other physical educators implementing a concept curriculum and leading meaningful change in PE.
  • Understand inclusive pedagogy and adopt a physical literacy informed approach to provide positive and meaningful PE experiences for all students.
  • Receive support to assess and evaluate the impact of changes made to delivery.

Event Prices

£225 – £250 per person (or the equivalent in your local currency), plus VAT (if appropriate).

A 10% discount is available for PE Scholar Members. Active PE Scholar membership is required.

Due to venue restrictions, we have a maximum of 42 tickets available for this event, so please register now to avoid disappointment.

Please contact us if you wish to purchase multiple tickets for this event, for which a discount may be available depending on your requirements.

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Venue & Travel Information

This event will be held at the Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9SW. For travel information, please see below.

Sophia Cl
Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9SW United Kingdom
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+44 (0)300 300 3123
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Active Transport

  • You can find information and resources to help plan your journey by bike, train, bus or walking here.
  • There are locations for cycle parking at the main entrance of the centre and there is an OVO bike station nearby in Sophia Gardens.
  • There are cycle trails in each direction. The Cardiff Council website has resources to help plan your journey.


Train services run from Cardiff Central Station, the station is a 15minute walk from the National Centre. More information can be found on the Traveline website.

Car Parking

There is a car park with disabled parking at the front of Sport Wales National Centre. Parking is on a first come first serve basis and is free while using the centre.

Event Schedule

February 26 @ 10:00 am 3:20 pm GMT

10.00am – Registration and refreshments
10.10am – Justifying the need for change in PE

  • Start with ‘Why’
  • Justifying the need for change

10.40am – Curriculum & Pedagogy Development

  • A Physical Literacy Informed Approach
  • Introducing the Concept Curriculum
  • Teachable Moments
  • Assessment Opportunities

11.10am – Morning break

11.20am – Application to Curriculum for Wales

  • Achieving Wider ‘What Matters’ Statements using Concept Curriculum
  • Worked Example of CC in action in AOLE
  • Practical advice – lesson examples
  • Application to physical activity/sports

12.15pm – Lunch

1.00pm – Curriculum development

  • Creating a Concept Curriculum Scheme of Work
  • Curriculum lesson – with planning support
  • Presenting your Concept Curriculum

2.00pm – Afternoon break

2.10pm – Assessing Impact

  • Leading Change in PE e.g. Student Voice
  • Assessing the Concept Curriculum

3.10pm – Review and reflect
3.20pm – Workshop ends

About The Instructors

Lee Sullivan

Lee Sullivan has over 13 years PE teaching experience and is a current Head of PE. Preparing all students for a physically active life is Lee’s ‘why’ and this value was the motivation for creating the concept-driven curriculum and writing the thought provoking book ‘Is PE in Crisis? Leading Meaningful Change in Physical Education’.

Lee is an advocate of creating relevant and meaningful PE experiences for all students through concept-driven and personalised curriculum, holistic assessment and inclusive pedagogy. Lee presents to trainee teachers at universities leads conferences and delivers training with PE departments leading change across the country. Creating a positive PE environment that better nurtures physical literacy and develops positive attitudes towards physical activity is at the heart of all that Lee does.

Jon Campbell

Jon Campbell has 8 years teaching PE experience and is a current Head of PE. Developing an appreciation for the importance of movement, social connection, and agency for immediate and long-term health and wellbeing is Jon’s ‘why’. Jon is an advocate for Meaningful PE and its role in the Curriculum for Wales and Health and Wellbeing AOLE. Engaging with student voice and establishing positive relationships to identify and break down barriers to engaging in physical education, physical activity and school sport is central to Jon’s approach in ensuring PE is a place for all. Jon’s current work focuses specifically on the Curriculum for Wales, where in addition to reforming PE provision, he is engaged in refining whole-school approaches to health and wellbeing.