The FA Primary Teachers Award


Date: Monday 10th July 2017

Venue: Staplewood, Long lane, Marchwood. Southampton, SO40 4WR

Time: 9:00-4:00pm

Cost: Free

Run in partnership with Saints Foundation and Premier League Primary Stars, the FA Primary Teachers Award is a FREE 6 hour course designed to up-skill teachers and enhances their confidence in the delivery of high quality PE.

The course presents ideas for lessons using games based around movement skills for 5–11 year olds and the basic principles of invasion games. The tutors show how differentiation and assessment for learning can be embedded in PE lessons and also give guidance to those teachers who might run a school team.

The course is applicable for those who wish to build on their existing knowledge and those with little confidence of PE or invasion games.

The ideal learners who would benefit from the course would include:

  • Qualified, practising primary school teachers
  • Students working towards becoming a primary school teacher e.g. PGCE or B.Ed
  • Undergraduate students considering primary teaching as a career

Throughout the course FA tutors will also explain the importance of high quality PE in schools in order to develop confidence, self-esteem and belief amongst children and also the benefits of PE in raising academic achievement across other school subjects.

At the end of the course the learner will:

  • Have a greater awareness of the contribution of invasion games have to KS1 & 2 NCPE purpose of study
  • Understand The FA’s playing and coaching philosophy (England DNA)
  • Understand how to set up an organised football or invasion game activity session
  • Have an understanding of how to modify learning activities to manage difference
  • Understand how to organise basic FUNdamental games to help develop Physical Literacy
  • Have an understanding of how to modify practices to manage difference
  • Understand how to set up 4v4 games for young players
  • Have an understanding of how to further their knowledge and understanding of association football through attending relevant courses

On completion of the learning programme learners will gain a resource booklet and a recognised FA qualification. To register your interest please email your name, contact email address and school to Lee Nicholas

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