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Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism
Level 6 Award in Primary Physical Education Subject Leadership

Girl playing footballTwo new primary school physical education qualifications for primary school teachers developed by the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and Sports Leaders UK, and delivered by University of Roehampton Physical Education Lecturers.
Both qualifications have been created to help make the most effective use of the physical education and school sport premium funding. By extending your skills, you will help to ensure a sustainable and high quality primary school physical education for children. Both qualifications are vocational, and are equivalent to a Higher Education Degree Level 5 and 6.

Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism

This qualification aims to develop delegate’s subject knowledge and understanding of Primary Physical Education, to be able to assist in raising the standards in teaching and learning of the subject within their school. The course is consists of six Units, Units 1-5 make up Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism. Each Unit will be broken down into Delegate Assessment tasks; these are simply statements that explain what you will have to do in order to pass each Unit.


Units for Level 5 Certificate:

  1. Understanding primary school Physical Education
  2. Principles of pedagogy in primary school Physical Education
  3. Planning for continuity and progression in primary school Physical Education
  4. Using assessment to impact on learning and progress in primary school Physical Education
  5. Teaching primary school Physical Education

This course comprises a total of 141 hours:

  • 96 independent learning hours.
  • 10 x 4.5 hour tutored guided learning sessions, on Friday afternoons from 1.30pm – 6.30pm at University of Roehampton.
Level 6 Award in Primary Physical Education Subject Leadership

This qualification will build on the skills acquired in the Level 5 course and will allow you to improve the leadership of the physical education curriculum in your school. Delegates will build upon their ability to plan, lead, review and revise strategies to improve cross school Physical Education teaching and learning. On successful completion of this qualification, delegates will also be able to audit and evaluate the provision of Physical Education within their school and lead on making a sustainable improvement.. You must have successfully completed the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism before undertaking this qualification. The Level 6 Award in primary Physical Education subject leadership course consist of one Unit, which has been broken down in 12 Delegate Assessment tasks.
Unit 6 for Level 6 Award:
6.Lead sustainable development within primary school Physical Education

This course comprises a total of 38 hours:

  • 20 independent learning hours.
  • 4 x 4.5 hour tutored, guided learning sessions at University of Roehampton. Time and day to be confirmed.

Requirements
Level 5 = You must be working within a primary school setting and already have some experience of delivering Physical Education across all Key Stages. You must have qualified teacher status (QTS) or be a full time teaching assistant/higher level teaching assistant (TA/HLTA).
Level 6 = You must have completed the Level 5 course, and have QTS. You should have evidence to support that you are good to outstanding teacher in Physical Education.

Dates and costs
The date for the Level 5 course will be confirmed shortly.
The Level 5 course will cost £1,133* per participant and the Level 6 will cost £1,017*.
*Each course requires a minimum of five participants.

Next steps
If you would like to register for the Level 5 course, beginning in 2017, please follow the booking link below to begin the enrolment process.
If you would like more information about the courses, please contact enquiries@roehampton.ac.uk  
(Senior Lecturer, Physical Education/Sports Coaching).
If you would like to register your interest in future course dates, please also email Annette and you will be emailed as soon as dates are confirmed.

Location and booking information

Date 2017 (Exact date TBC) 
Time 1.30 - 6.30pm
Price Level 5: £1,133    Level 6: £1,017 (bookings for Level 6 available shortly)
Payment Please submit the fee via the University estore:-
Venue Froebel College, University of Roehampton
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Address Froebel College, University of Roehampton, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PJ
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