The focus of the day was to develop the pupils understanding of fitness and sport specifically related to unit 3 of the new V Cert qualification now being offered in some secondary schools. Continue reading
Senior lecturer Kevin Morton at the School of Sport and Service Management demonstrated how to use a drone to PGCE and School Direct PE trainee teachers in the context of a large scale orienteering race where satellite technology and GPS can track whole groups and individuals as they compete against each other to complete an orienteering course within the confines of the school grounds. Continue reading
The University of Brighton is proud to have been chosen as one of just 10 institutions nationally, by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), to become a CIMPSA Higher Education Partner and take part in its two-year pilot scheme.
CIMSPA is the sport and physical activity sector’s chartered institute and the pilot will look to develop develop students’ employment prospects and recognition pathways for relevant study programmes. Continue reading
The game is a non-contact version of lacrosse which uses inexpensive plastic-headed sticks and oversized lacrosse balls. It is particularly suitable for delivering invasion games skills within the PE Curriculum. Continue reading
Football is played in many forms around the world. In Ireland pupils are taught Gaelic Football, in Australia it is Aussie Rules Football and in the UK it is Association Football and Rugby Football. Continue reading
The game of Korfball is played between teams made up of four male and four female players. The playing court is divided into two equal zones and two players of each sex are placed in each – it can be played indoors or outdoors. Continue reading
International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) student, Helena Cleary, writes about a recent guest lecture:
“Jennifer Parker, the Meaningful Innovation and Product Team Manager at Rickshaw Travel, visited University of Brighton third year hospitality, events, tourism, physical education and sport business management students as part of the Employability, Enterprise and Innovation module on the 17 October.
“Rickshaw Travel are a friendly UK based travel company who create unique and meaningful travelling experiences. Their trips are based in Asia, Central America and South America. Continue reading
Physical education trainee teachers learnt more about a new team game that combines the pace and excitement of handball and volleyball.
The Swiss non-contact invasion game of Tchoukball is played with two ‘frames’ situated at both ends of a playing court. A line runs three meters from the centre of the bottom of the frame around in a semi-circle – this area is known as the ‘forbidden zone’ or more familiarly, the ‘D’. Teams can attack and defend at both ends. Continue reading
PGCE and School Direct Physical Education trainee teachers learnt how to teach Danish Longball as part of their continued professional development and subject knowledge enhancement.
Danish Longball is a hybrid of baseball, dodgeball and cricket. It is a striking and fielding game that requires two teams of equal numbers to compete in a shared area in attacking and defending played over a set period of time. Continue reading
Trainee physical education were introduced to a version of hockey designed to be more inclusive for all pupils in secondary schools.
Quick Sticks is designed to introduce pupils to the game of hockey using adapted and modified equipment. It is four-a-side, can be played on any surface, and uses a larger, lighter and safer ball. Continue reading