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The Director of Sport in a Prep School

With Neil Rollings

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    Sport in the prep sector faces its own unique challenges. This seminar aims to address these, and is suitable for teachers leading sport in these schools as well as those who aspire to do so. With pressures for both inclusivity and competitive success, the Director of Sport faces significant challenges in compiling a programme to meet all expectations. Parents can be intrusive, and resources often limited. This course considers the practical issues faced by prep school sport, and presents possible strategies and solutions.

    • What makes prep school sport successful ?
    • The Director of Sport as a 360-degree leader
    • Linking PE programmes with sport
    • What does “Sport for All” mean?
    • Should team games be compulsory?
    • Stimulating engagement in less able pupils
    • Establishing a foundation of physical literacy
    • Clarifying and communicating priorities
    • Identifying the best competitive programme
    • Quality controlling teaching
    • Performance and participation
    • Meeting parental expectations
    • Balancing performance with inclusivity
    • The six outcome PE and games programme
    • Building a communication strategy


    1 place £199
    2 places £329
    4 places £499

    Excludes VAT.

    Course runs 10am – 3.30pm. Prices include refreshments, lunch and resources.

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