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SCFC Community Foundation Offers Free 'FA Primary Teachers Award' CPD Course

SCFC Community Foundation Offers Free 'FA Primary Teachers Award' CPD Course
Posted on May 09, 2019
Archive : May 2019
Category : News
Stockport County Community Foundation are please to announced we will be hosting a FREE Primary Teachers Award CPD event in partnership with The FA.

The Course, which is free for Teachers, Teaching Assistants, NQTS and PGCE students, will run from 9.00am - 3.00pm on Thursday 20th June 2019 at the Power League Complex, Heaton Mersey, Craig Road, SK4 2AP.

The FA Primary Teachers Award designed for any practising or aspiring Primary School teachers and it has been hugely successful in developing teachers' confidence to deliver high quality PE.

The course presents ideas for lessons using games based around movement skills for 5 - 11 years 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. It is applicable for those who wish to build on their existing knowledge and those with limited confidence of delivering PE.

Throughout the course, the 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.

Candidates will gain a resource booklet and a recognised qualification on completion. At the end of the course learners will:

Have a greater awareness of the contribution of invasion games have to KS1 & KS2 purpose of study

Understand The FA's playing and coaching philosophy (England DNA).

Understand how to set up an organised football activity session.

Understand how to organise basic FUNdamental games to develop physical literacy

Have an understanding of how to modify practices to manage difference

Understand how to set 4v4 games for young players

Have an understanding of how to further their knowledge and understanding of association football through attending the relevant courses.

Date: Thursday 20th June 2019

Venue: Power League Complex, Heaton Mersey, Craig Road, SK4 2AP

Times: 9.00am - 3.00pm


Tutor: Chris Welburn (The FA)

Requirements: Please bring packed lunch and come prepared to take part in practical activities.

To book a place on the course, please email If you would like any further information please don't hesitate contacting me.

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