Concept Curriculum: Leading Meaningful Change in PE CPD Event

Concept Curriculum: Leading Meaningful Change in PE CPD Event

Is PE valued in your school?
Does your current delivery meet the needs of every student?
Does your curriculum nurture physical literacy?

If the answer to any of the above questions is no, then please join us on Monday 14th November 2022 in Manchester for an exciting, in-person, CPD event, led by bestselling author of ‘Is PE in Crisis? Leading Meaningful Change in Physical Education’ and co-author of the ‘PE Concept Curriculum‘, Lee Sullivan.

Held at the award-winning Lancaster Suite in Emirates Old Trafford, home to Lancashire Cricket Club, this is both an event and experience not to be missed!

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.
  • 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 Schedule

10.00amRegistration and refreshments
10.10amJustifying the need for change in PE

  • Start with ‘Why’
  • Justifying the need for change
10.40amCurriculum & Pedagogy Development

  • A Physical Literacy Informed Approach
  • Introducing the Concept Curriculum
  • Teachable Moments
  • Assessment Opportunities
11.10amMorning break
11.20amPedagogy development

  • Delivering a Concept Curriculum Lesson
  • Practical advice – lesson examples
  • Application to physical activity/sports
1.00pmPedagogy development

  • Creating a Concept Curriculum Scheme of Work
  • Curriculum lesson – with planning support
2.00pmAfternoon break
2.10pmLeading meaningful change in PE

  • Presenting your Concept Curriculum
  • Assessing the Concept Curriculum
3.10pmReview and reflect
3.20pmWorkshop ends

Follow-Up Virtual Session

All attendees will be invited to a follow-up session (date TBC, but likely in Jan 23) following the Leading meaningful change in PE event, which will include:

  • Follow-up check-in from in-person session
  • Embracing failures and celebrating successes (share what hasn’t worked and discuss solutions and share best practice)
  • Leading effective meetings and collaborative planning
  • Creating consistency
  • Assessing impact: Student voice and quality assurance


Price for this event is £250+VAT per person, discounted by 10% for any attendee that holds PE Scholar Membership. Please contact us if you wish to purchase multiple places for this event. Bulk discounts may be available depending on your requirements.

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About The Instructor

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.

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