PE Concept Curriculum CPD Day

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PE Concept Curriculum CPD Day

Are you seeking a more inclusive approach to PE delivery at your school? Are your students craving a shift away from the traditional skill-drill and performance-focused PE format? Look no further! Join us for the Concept Curriculum CPD day and receive comprehensive support as you learn how to effectively integrate the Concept Curriculum into your school’s PE program.

Tailored for PE teachers eager for a fresh and innovative teaching approach, this one-day workshop equips you with the necessary tools to seamlessly implement the Concept Curriculum.

This in-person, CPD course is led by the author of ‘Is PE in Crisis? Leading Meaningful Change in Physical Education’ and co-author of the Concept Curriculum, Lee Sullivan and author of ‘Wanna Teach PE?’ Ben Holden.

Aims for the day

  • Opportunity to reflect on personal and department ‘why’/curriculum intent.
  • Hear expert guidance on implementing a concept curriculum in PE from the co-author of the Concept Curriculum and how it can prepare all students for life through PE.
  • Develop your own concept curriculum scheme of work and lesson plans to meet the needs of all students.
  • 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 Tickets

EARLY BIRD pricing is available for bookings made before Friday 24th May 2024!
Due to venue capacity spaces are limited, so please register now to avoid disappointment.

Please contact us if you have any questions/issues purchasing tickets. We may also be able to offer additional group discounts (5+ places).


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PE Concept Curriculum [CPD240624] – PE Scholar Members Rate Ticket(s)
Please note: Requires proof of active membership.
£ 225.00
PE Concept Curriculum [CPD240624] – Standard Rate Ticket(s)
£ 250.00

Venue & Travel Information

This event will be held at the Castleview Suite, Durham County Cricket Club, Chester Le-Street, DH3 3QR. For travel information, please see below.

Chester Le-Street,
Durham, County Durham DH3 3QR United Kingdom
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+44 (0)191 387 2815
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Event Schedule

June 24 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm BST

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 – Pedagogy development

  • Delivering a Concept Curriculum lesson
  • Practical advice – lesson examples
  • Application to physical activity/sports

12.15pm – Lunch

1.00pm – Curriculum development

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

2.00pm – Afternoon break

2.10pm – Leading meaningful change in PE

  • Assessing the Concept Curriculum
  • Review and reflect

3.00pm – 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.

Ben Holden

Ben is an experienced teacher, faculty leader and Senior Leader in Secondary Education. In addition, Ben is an SLE for Physical Education and Behaviour Management. Within his role as Faculty Leader for Physical Education, Ben has been instrumental in the design and delivery of a broad curriculum to meet the needs of all learners. Furthermore, Ben has worked tirelessly to devise an extensive extra-curricular programme in the school that has positively enhanced the reputation and standing of his school within the region and beyond.

Ben has a specialism in GCSE Physical Education and works with AQA as a moderator. Ben has also had the unique experience of supporting Darfur United at the VIVA Nationless World Cup in Iraq. Ben is able to draw upon these wide-ranging experiences to teach and lead Physical Education to the end that fosters a love of movement in all children.