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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

Richard Cheetham | Teaching, Coaching, Play & The Power of Noticing

10/12/2019
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Joining me Under the Umbrella this week for episode 132 is Richard Cheetham MBE. With numerous years in his field, Richard is currently the leader of coach education, research & development at the University of Winchester. He draws upon and reflects on his role and those he has worked most closely with to drop some serious value bombs under the umbrella today. We start off by diving into a coaches skill set and ask Richard what role they can/should play in primary PE. There was (and...

Duration:00:57:32

Ricky Lawrence | Fitter Future & Coaching Sport in the Primary School

10/4/2019
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Welcome to episode 131 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is sports coach and founder of Fitter Future & Challenge Sport Education, Ricky Lawrence. With many years of coaching under his belt, and a team of coaches now working for him, Ricky is on the front lines delivering PE and PPA in our Primary Schools. During our conversation, we try to put to bed the differences between Sports and PE, we talk about how at Challenge Sport Education, they assess each and...

Duration:00:42:26

Cliff Roop | High Definition PE

9/29/2019
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Welcome to episode 130 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is Elementary Physed teacher, Cliff Roop. This week I'm excited to return to more of a 'regular' show format as I interview Cliff and dive into his teaching experience. He shares with us his PE philosophy and how he turned a corner in his life and profession and fell back in love with teaching PE again. Not only that, but we delve into the show favourites of class management tips, favourite warm-ups,...

Duration:00:53:20

Stuart Kay | Unpacking a Whole School Approach to Physical Education, School Sport & Physical Activity

9/20/2019
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Welcome to episode 129 of The PE Umbrella Podcast! This week I am joined by Youth Sport Trust schools director, Stuart Kay. On this episode, we dive into what it means to take a whole school approach to PE, School Sport and PA. How can we accomplish this? How can we get staff to buy in? Are we playing a 20-year game? Is it even possible? We lay the cards on the table and have a completely honest discussion of where the land lies and where we think it is going! So what are you waiting for?...

Duration:00:59:03

Dale Sidebottom | Living the Jugar Life

9/13/2019
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Welcome to episode 128 of The PE Umbrella Podcast! This week I am joined again by Mr Energetic Education himself, Dale Sidebottom! As you would expect, Dale brings the energy, passion & knowledge bombs to the show in this action-packed episode. I'm excited for you to hear all about Jugar Life, Dale's latest adventure of wellbeing, kindness and play. We could all do with more of this in our life and Dale explains to us how to make this a reality! So strap yourself in for knowledge bombs and...

Duration:00:50:37

Resources | Avengers Assemble!

8/31/2019
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Welcome to episode 127 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am fired up to bring you yet another awesome resource activity! Avengers Assemble is a collection of carousel activities running through an underlying challenge of collecting the 6 Infinity Stones. Best suited to EYFS/KS1, but equally applicable for LKS2, your students will be rehearsing their agility, stability and object manipulation skills as they take on a variety of Physical & Mental challenges. As you listen along you'll...

Duration:00:24:58

SEN PE, Teaching Abroad and Work/Life Balance with Matthew Alan

7/14/2019
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Welcome to episode 126 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is Matthew Alan. With over 7 years of experience teaching Primary school PE, Matthew now teaches in Dubai in a school with 4000 students! We are able to dive into work-life balance challenges as he shares his own tips. We also dive into strategies for working with students who have SEN and how we can best accommodate them in our lessons! Not only that, but we delve into the show favourites of class...

Duration:00:42:51

Seth Foster | Meeting them where they're at - Primary PE Masterclass

5/12/2019
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Welcome to episode 125 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is Seth Foster. With over 15 years of experience working with the children and young people of Yorkshire schools, Seth has accumulated a wealth of knowledge when it comes to PE. He uses his experience being a disability sports coach, a mindfulness paws B teacher and his extensive PE teaching experience to share with you his thoughts Under the umbrella today. Much of our conversation talks about the...

Duration:01:09:48

Top Tips for Delivering EYFS Physical Education

4/25/2019
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Welcome to episode 124 of The PE Umbrella Podcast! This week I'm excited to bring you a reflection episode in which I share with you my top tips for delivering PE to the EYFS age group. There are 8 tips in total, many of which can be applied across the primary age range but are particularly effective in EYFS. So what are you waiting for? Come and join me under The PE Umbrella for some EYFS PE knowledge bombs!

Duration:00:37:14

Living & Breathing a PE Culture with Headteacher Chris Willan

3/31/2019
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Welcome to episode 123 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is primary school headteacher Chris Willan. During this episode, we talk about how Chris has firmly embedded a culture of high-quality PE, Physical Activity and school sport across his school, and the exceptional impact this is having on the learning of his students. Chris takes us on a journey, from his early days coaching to becoming a forward-thinking and ambitious head that uses PE as a driver...

Duration:00:58:45

Kyle Bragg | The Reflective Practitioner

3/24/2019
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Welcome to episode 122 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is National Board Certified PE teacher Kyle Bragg. As the 2018 Arizona Elementary teacher of the year, Kyle brings lots to the table for this PhysEd chat. During this episode we talk about the importance of student voice/choice and how undertaking his NBC qualification has supercharged his teaching, amongst other PE dialogue! Not only that, but we have the usual show favourites to sink our teeth into as...

Duration:00:39:32

Victoria Randall | The Primary PE and Sport Premium Report

3/3/2019
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Welcome to episode 121 of The PE Umbrella podcast and another absolute belter of an episode! This week, I welcomed Victoria Randall to the show, a key figurehead behind the writing and then publishing of the report into the Primary PE and Sport Premium, that sought to unpick how effective it truly has been! This episode dives deep into many of the findings from the report and we discuss some key recommendations that have been subsequently put forward. - Teacher training - Use of...

Duration:01:09:07

Jorge Rodriguez | The Global PhysEd Umbrella

2/25/2019
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Welcome to episode 120 of The PE Umbrella podcast and a very special episode indeed! This week, I teamed up with Jorge Rodriguez from The Global PhysEd Voxcast for his second appearance on The PE Umbrella! The rulebook for the usual interview format is somewhat ripped up this week as we take on a less structured interview and general PE chat around the transitions that Jorge has made in the past year, taking him to Saudi Arabia and teaching alongside some of the best in the business at...

Duration:01:08:42

Nikki Linsdell | Breaking down barriers to Primary Gymnastics

2/15/2019
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Welcome to episode 119 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today for this episode is gymnastics consultant and PE teacher Nikki Linsdell as we look to further break down the barriers to primary gymnastics and build upon the discussion I had with Gemma Coles in episode 117! In this episode, Nikki breaks down exactly what gymnastics should look like across the primary age range and shares with her tools for planning whole units/single lessons. In addition to this, we...

Duration:00:58:01

Putting Physical Activity at the heart of school life with Headteacher Ian Holmes

1/25/2019
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Welcome to episode 118 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella this week is primary school headteacher Ian Holmes. During this episode, we talk about how Ian utilises Physical Activity as a driver for his school ethos to make a difference to the physical and mental health of his children. We discuss the barriers he has overcome, how he has spent the PE budget and what plans he has for the school going forward. Ultimately, Ian is a remarkable example of a forward-thinking...

Duration:00:58:02

Gemma Coles | Head Over Heels for Gymnastics

1/11/2019
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Happy 2019, and welcome to episode 117 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today for this episode is Gymnastics superstar Gemma Coles. During this episode, we unpick primary Gymnastics and talk over issues relating to lack of confidence amongst teachers to small spaces to what we should ACTUALLY be teaching! If you want some actionable advice and ideas to take away that you can implement, then this is your one stop shop! Gemma shares activity ideas, modifications and...

Duration:00:42:23

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