Teacher Education

Teacher Education

England Athletics is responsible for the administration and delivery of Teacher Education courses across England.

The following courses are aimed at qualified and trainee teachers and those supporting the management and delivery of high quality sport and physical education in Primary and Secondary schools.  These courses aim to give teachers and others working in schools the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to deliver enjoyable and engaging lessons that focus on encouraging maximum participation and increasing understanding, skill acquisition, fitness and enjoyment of children.

Run Jump Throw - Certificate in Teaching Primary Schools Athletics

The Primary course is based on the NEW Teaching Primary Schools Athletics resource and demonstrates teaching progression across Primary School age groups in both generic and athletics specific running, jumping and throwing activities.

The course is mainly practical in nature and can be delivered over either 4 or 6 hours, to a maximum of 24 participants. The course can also be delivered in whole, over one day or over two twilight sessions.

Course Cost: £650 for 4 hour workshop or £750 for 6 hour workshop (up to a maximum 24 candidates). Workshop cost includes a 290 page resource book per candidate, tutor fees and administration fees.

Certificate in Teaching Secondary Schools Athletics*

This course builds upon what is presented in the Primary Schools environment. It focuses upon the ongoing acquisition and further development of the fundamental movement skills that underpin athleticism. It highlights progressions for students of all abilities, presenting clear technical models and safe and inclusive teaching methodologies.

Course Cost: £450 for a 6 hour workshop (up to a maximum 24 candidates).  Workshop cost includes tutor and administration fees.  
*Please note the Secondary course and resource is currently being updated.

Find out more

For further information please contact your Area Education Co-ordinator: