Do you want to ensure that staff in your school:

  • Have the skill set to improve teaching and learning
  • Offer a progressive, broad and balanced curriculum
  • Deliver a differentiated and inclusive PE offer
  • Understand how PE can contribute to whole school improvement
  • Know what Physical Literacy is
  • Show the intent, implementation and impact of outstanding practice in PESSPA
  • Articulate your school’s provision through a Deep Dive

What is the qualification?

  • The course has been designed to cover the required elements of this qualification, whilst also including those aspects which primary school teachers and Head Teachers often tell us they need guidance on to ensure their pupils receive a progressive, broad and balanced Physical Education curriculum. The course is open to teachers, higher level teaching assistants, teaching assistants (extensive experience delivering across all years) and coaches (a minimum Level 2 NGB award and 5 years experience delivering to KS1 & 2) to assist in raising standards within primary school education.

Level 5 Certificate in Primary Physical Education Specialism & Subject Leadership
Course Information


Course cost: £799*

Course code: L522 Course time: 9am – 3pm Course venue: TBC

This 6 day course, developed by AfPE and SportsLeadersUK, will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deliver outstanding PE

6 face to face sessions
Wednesday 12th October 2022 Wednesday 23rd November 2022
Wednesday 18th January 2023 Wednesday 1st March 2023
Wednesday 26th April 2023 Wednesday 14th June 2023

In association with:

This course is a degree level qualification and there is a requirement for tasks to be completed, some of which will be between the contact days.

  • Fundamental Movement Skills*
  • Leading and managing outstanding Physical Education
  • The National Curriculum for Physical Education
  • SMSC and Physical Education – values and attitudes
  • Who can add value to the teaching and learning process?
  • Developing a PE team in school
  • Raising the profile of PE
  • Educational Gymnastics: Floor & apparatus skills*
  • Inclusive PE
  • Differentiation – STEP principle
  • Health & Safety – identifying risks and managing them
  • Developing own teaching through a SMART action plan
  • Educational dance*
  • Stimuli, techniques and progression in dance*
  • Research into Primary Physical Education
  • Good to Outstanding teaching
  • Developing other staff in school
  • Attacking and defending skills*
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Developing a broad and balanced curriculum
  • Physical Development milestones
  • Teaching and Learning strategies
  • Net/Wall KS2*
  • Planning a KS1 Strike and Field unit of work*
  • Planning in the long, medium and short term
  • Progression in skills*
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities*
  • Use of questioning and modelling
  • Assessment and Reporting and using data
  • Physical Literacy and developing pupils’ analytical and evaluative skillsg
  • Planning anintervention group
  • Physical activity
  • Athletics*
  • Developing a Healthy School and a whole school approach to tackling obesity
  • Orienteering*
  • Grant funding opportunities
  • Intra and inter school competition & Kite Marks
  • Developing your School Games Day
  • Preparing for a Deep Dive
  • How to show intent, implementation and impact

*indicates learning outcomes delivered with a practical element.

*Course fees are payable in advance. Payment is required upon receipt of invoice. There will be no refunds made for cancellation by the delegate. However, substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the course. The PE & Sports Hub reserve the right to cancel the course at anytime should circumstances require this. In this instance, the full fee will be refunded.