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Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism Course

2017/18 Professional Learning Centre of the Year

This nationally recognised qualification aims to upskill primary school teachers, future teachers and school support staff to improve the overall delivery of the Physical Education curriculum. On successful completion of this qualification, delegates will be able to assist in raising the standards within primary school physical education teaching.

Here at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, we are delighted to be able to once again offer primary schools this exciting course to support the development of Physical Education and School Sport.

What is the qualification?

A bespoke physical education and school sport qualification for primary school teachers, future teacher and school support staff, developed by the Association for Physical Education (AfPE) and Sports Leaders UK.

The aim of the qualification is to up-skill primary colleagues to be able to assist the delivery of high quality primary school PE. The course will address the top 3 concerns of subject knowledge, health and safety and subject leadership.

For more information on what's involved in the course, the benefits and eligibility, please view the attached booklet below.

General Comments (Delegates)

"The knowledge of the tutors was excellence and their delivery of the course was brilliant – they made the course fun, engaging and thought provoking".

"Really enjoyed the course and thought the course leaders were fantastic".

"This course was a refreshingly different approach to my previous training and I am taking away much more from it!".

What did you enjoy most about the course? (Delegates)

"I enjoyed the practical and getting new ideas; hearing what other schools do/have experienced"

"The fact I could interact with people in the same position as me and pick up ideas from other schools and use them".

"I enjoyed all aspects of the course, it was very relevant and more importantly it enable me to talk to other professionals in my field of expertise. There was an excellent balance of theory and practical elements"

Course Dates:

  • Friday 27th September 2019
  • Thursday 21st November 2019
  • Friday 24th January 2020
  • Wednesday 1st April 2020
  • Friday 5th June 2020

Cost of Course:

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Schools: £800

*For delegates/schools outside of Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland the cost of the course is £1,000.


To apply, please complete the online application form below.

Extended deadline for applications: Friday 5th July 2019.

Please note there will be a maximum of 20 places available for this course; places will be awarded to applicants on a first-come first-served basis.

We are encouraging applications from across the County, City and Rutland.

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Geoff Maltby

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