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The Director of Sport in a Prep School

With Neil Rollings

Dates & Venues

    This seminar is suitable for teachers leading sport in prep schools as well as those who aspire to do so. It aims to address the issues faced by sport in this unique sector. 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 addresses the practical issues faced by prep school sport, and considers possible strategies and solutions.

    • What are the success criteria of prep school sport?
    • 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?
    • Is Rugby too dangerous?
    • 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

    Price

    1 place £189
    2 places £319
    4 places £499

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

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