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The PE Umbrella | Podcasting ALL things Primary Physical Education

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Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!

Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!
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Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!

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Episodes

Niall O'Brien & Dan Wilson | Primary PE Masterclass

11/25/2018
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Welcome to episode 116 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today are two of the finest PE minds in Yorkshire right now, boasting a wealth of experience and knowledge in Primary PE. They are Niall O'Brien and Dan Wilson! During this episode we discuss the role and importance of Health & Wellbeing in schools today, and if it is given high enough priority over other areas. We also dive into what things we can do to have the greatest impact on the trajectory of a school...

Duration:01:27:53

Jim Harte | 36 years and counting...

10/28/2018
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Welcome to episode 115 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is elementary school PE teacher of 36 years and soccer coach, Mr Jim Harte! Through a career spanning over 3 decades, it's fair to say that Jim has seen it all and with that comes a wealth of experience to draw upon. The greatest strength of Jim, in my opinion, is his willingness to innovate and continually reinvent himself as a teacher, pushing his teaching pedagogy and ideas to this day. During this...

Duration:00:56:59

Ryan Bromyard | Passionate, Committed, Happy

10/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 114 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is football coach and PE teacher working at Leicester City for the Premier League Primary Stars scheme, Ryan Bromyard! During this episode, we talk about the advantages of having a coaching background before undertaking a role teaching PE, as well as the differences and how Ryan has overcome those barriers. We also dive into a discussion about his own teaching traits and how they are helping inspire the...

Duration:00:42:21

Resources | SHHH! Don't Wake The Bears

10/10/2018
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Welcome to episode 113 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am fired up to bring you yet another awesome resource activity, PLUS my warm-up of the week, a last-minute inclusion into today's show! SHHHH! Don't wake the bears is a unique twist on the old classic 'Rob the Nest' and seeks to fully engage the students in some wonderful learning. Best suited to EYFS/KS1 age groups, your students will be rehearsing their agility, stability and object manipulation skills as they take food from...

Duration:00:18:59

Sarah Williams | Meeting them where they're at!

10/3/2018
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Welcome to episode 112 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is senior lecturer from Sheffield Hallam University, Sarah Williams! Originally from New Zealand, Sarah spent her early years teaching as a classroom teacher before becoming a primary PE specialist and then onto her current role. During this episode, we dig into Sarah's teaching past and discover her joy for teaching and how we believe primary PE should be structured. We also discuss plenty of the show...

Duration:00:50:50

Gareth Jones | Primary PE from the inside!

9/26/2018
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Welcome to episode 111 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is Primary PE teacher, straight out of Yorkshire, Gareth Jones. Doing wonderful things just down the road from me in York, Gareth works alongside 21 schools to improve their offering of PE provision and is making a real difference. During this episode, we reminisce about our classroom teaching roles, the current state of primary PE and where we think it needs to head. Not only that but we dive into the...

Duration:00:40:55

Resources | AMAZING games for teaching fundamental dribbling skills

9/20/2018
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Welcome to episode 110 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am excited to bring you TWO more awesome PE games to try out with your class! Lasting the test of time and first used over a decade ago, these activities are a must to have in the locker when teaching dribbling skills to your class. Heaps of fun with lots of practical teaching covering the 4 umbrellas, what's not to love about them? Having used them successfully in KS1 and KS2 it's safe to say they will be an enormous hit! To...

Duration:00:19:15

Resources | Mix Your Palette (Throwing)

9/13/2018
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Welcome to episode 109 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am excited to bring you another lovely activity and accompanying PDF to use with your students called Mix Your Palette! Versatile and heaps of fun, your students will love working on their throwing accuracy and competing head to head with each other to be the first to mix their colours. Want less competition? Don't worry, students can play cooperatively to build their palette and choose their own level of difficulty! With links...

Duration:00:12:17

Michael Farnell | BBC Super Movers

8/24/2018
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Welcome to episode 108 of The PE Umbrella Podcast and another superb episode as I interview assistant producer for BBC Learning Michael Farnell. This episode seeks to unpick the ins and outs of the wonderful Super Movers Initiative launched by the BBC and English Premier League, seeking to get children moving more in their school day. Michael talks about what the 'initiative' actually is and shares WHY it was even launched. We then talk about success stories from the initiative so far and...

Duration:00:41:33

Dan Fallon | Lifelong Movements

8/2/2018
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Welcome to episode 107 of The PE Umbrella Podcast and another awesome interview episode with Mr Dan Fallon. Dan is a movement specialist coach and ex-member of the royal navy. So when it comes to functional movements he really knows his stuff! In this episode, we dive into the obesity crisis in our Primary Schools and discuss how 'Lifelong' functional movements should and could become a greater staple in the school day of all children. What is a 'Lifelong' Movement? What does it mean?...

Duration:00:51:24

Stuart Owen | Sport Diddy, Skill Acquisition & Nature vs Nurture

7/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 106 of The PE Umbrella Podcast and part two of my interview with Stuart Owen. This week we continue our quality conversation and turn our attention to Sport Diddy and skill acquisition in children. We talk about nature vs nurture and decide whether ANYBODY can truly master a SKILL. Through this discussion, we elaborate on the 3 stages of skill acquisition and the importance of Stuarts ten golden rules as a means to promote the best possible environment to learn....

Duration:00:57:22

Stuart Owen | More than a PE teacher & Listening with your eyes...

7/16/2018
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Welcome to episode 105 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. In this episode, I am fired up to welcome a good friend and outstanding teacher/coach to the show, Stuart Owen. During part 1 of this podcast, we delve in deep about all things PE, drawing upon the years of teaching and coaching experience that Stuart possesses. These topics include: - The power of observation - Optimum learning environments - Top warm-up activities - Is Primary PE good enough, What should our focus be? - Motivation -...

Duration:01:00:18

Carl Condliffe | Flipped Learning & Gamification in PE

7/3/2018
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Welcome to episode 104 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. In this episode I am delighted to welcome an all star PE teacher from across the world in New Zealand to the show, Mr Carl Condliffe. During this episode we unpick some of the show favourite questions, sharing his top warm up and his worst moments. We then dive into areas of his speciality and discuss flipped learning and gamification, elaborating on the benefits/pitfalls it may bring to a primary PE classroom. So What are you waiting...

Duration:00:58:57

Tanner Roos | Let's Talk PhysEd

6/19/2018
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Welcome to episode 103 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is PhysEd teacher Tanner Roos! During this episode, we discuss... - His aims for his school as a PE co-ordinator - How Tanner would best describe himself as a teacher - What could I expect as a student in a Mr Roos PE lesson - The worst lessons that Tanner has ever taught and what he learned from it - Favourite warm up activity. So what are you waiting for? Come on over and join us Under the...

Duration:00:37:30

Andy Hair | (Definitely Not) The Last Physed Crusade

6/10/2018
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Welcome to episode 102 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. I am delighted to welcome my first 3peat guest to the show this week, a cracker of a PE teacher and an all-round great guy, Andy Hair! During this episode we catch up on all things Aussie Physed, finding out about the game changing initiatives that Andy has recently brought to his school, including his Movement Based Hallways and Check-In floor markings! Not only that, we both share some incredibly exciting news about a future project that...

Duration:00:59:22

Craig Harrison Phd | Commitment, Control & Confidence in Primary PE

6/2/2018
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Welcome to episode 101 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. As we embark on the post 100 leg of The PE Umbrella journey I am delighted to welcome Craig Harrison to the show for episode 101! During this episode we dive deep into the psychological aspect of physical activity in younger children. The cornerstone of our discussion is centred around confidence and how we can hope to foster this as a desirable trait in our students. We also chat about the role of parenting and if there are pitfalls of over...

Duration:00:54:10

Dale Sidebottom | Bringing the Energy to Education & Learning

5/27/2018
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Welcome and prepare yourself for episode 100 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. I had to mark the occasion with an ALL STAR guest, and the one I chose certainly does not disappoint. In this very special episode I am joined by Dale Sidebottom as we converse all things Physed, Books, Ice Breakers and Moving to Learn! During this episode Dale really brings the ENERGY to the show and I feel there was a mutual connection between our outlook and perspective on teaching. He shares some great stories from...

Duration:01:00:01

Resources | Cone Orienteering & Team Building in PE

5/14/2018
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Welcome to episode 99 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am excited to bring you a truly wonderful Orienteering and Team building activity that will be a huge hit with your students! A twitter poll confirmed you wanted to hear more resources so here we are, this is the perfect start of year activity allowing students to work with others and solve problems. With an emphasis on the Green Umbrella (cognitive) and Red Umbrella (social) it is a corner stone for developing life skills that...

Duration:00:18:26

Dave Carney | Supersized Physed

5/1/2018
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Welcome to episode 98 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is PE teacher Dave Carney. During this episode, we talk about some of the setbacks of delivering Physical Education to groups sometimes upwards of 100 students. Of course, Dave shares his top tips and solutions for how he still delivers a quality PE curriculum with the resources at his disposal. All of the show favourites are here...Dave's worst ever lesson, his top warm up game and class management tips....

Duration:00:39:22

Zack Smith | Mastering EYFS Physical Education

4/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 97 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is EYFS PE teacher Zack Smith. During this episode, we centre our discussion around delivering Physical Education to students 3, 4 or 5 years of age and how we can best set them up for a journey of lifelong physical activity! Intertwined into this detailed and insightful discussion, we delve into the show favourites and ask Zack about his worst ever lesson, how he would describe himself as a teacher and...

Duration:00:52:35