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CPD Opportunities

Throughout 2018-19 Active Sussex will be offering a range of exciting opportunities for primary schools so keep an eye on this page to see what is happening in Sussex. To have your say on what training opportunities are offered to Sussex schools, complete our Primary School Training Needs Survey now!


Real PE

  • Create Development’s Real PE training programme comes to Sussex! 
  • A child-centred approach to transform PE teaching in your school so that it engages and challenges every child.
  • Suitable for PE Coordinators and teachers from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2.
  • Includes: 3 days training, assessment framework and tools, interactive lesson plans and much more.
  • Effective, sustainable use of Primary PE and Sport Premium

Dates and Locations:

EAST SUSSEX: Silverdale Primary Academy, Perth Road, St Leonards On Sea. TN37 7EA.

  • Day 1: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
  • Day 2: Monday 28th January 2019 
  • Day 3: Monday 3rd June 2019

MID SUSSEX: Details coming soon.

WORTHING: Durrington Infant School, Salvington Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 2JD

  • Day 1: Thursday 4th October 2018 
  • Day 2: Wednesday 30th January 2019
  • Day 3: Thursday 5th June 2019

WEST SUSSEX WEST: The Regis School, Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO20 5LH

  • Day 1: Wednesday 7th November 2018
  • Day 2: Thursday 14th February 2019
  • Day 3: Thursday 13th June 2019

Price: £495 + VAT

Find out more and book

East Sussex Real PE

Worthing Real PE

West Sussex West Real PE

Contact: Nick Chellel nchellel@activesussex.org


West Sussex West CPD Programme

  • Ofsted “an Outstanding lesson in PE” at Bartons Primary School (Bognor Regis) Thursday 1st November 14:00-16:00. Watch an outstanding PE lesson taught in a primary school, followed by group discussions and Q&As after.

  • Swimming CPD at The Arena Sports Centre (Bognor Regis) Monday 12th November 14:00-16:00. Observe a high quality swimming lesson, helping identify what to look for when using external providers as well as coaching tips and guidance. Followed by a Q&A with the teaching staff.

  • Games & Invasion Games CPD at The Regis School (Bognor Regis) Thursday 22nd November 09:00-11:30. Looking at Key Stage 1 fundamental movement and progressing into games, as well as a variety of Key Stage 2 invasion games.

Find out more and book:

Contact: Sean O’Connor

Visit: westsussexwestssp.co.uk


Level 5/6 – Professional Vocational Qualifications: Primary School PE Specialism and PE Subject Leadership

  • Bespoke physical education qualifications for primary school teachers, higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs) and teaching assistants (TAs) and coaches.
  • Developed by the Association for Physical Education and Sports Leaders UK.
  • Upskill primary colleagues to be able to assist (Level 5) or lead (Level 6) the delivery of high quality primary school PE.
  • These degree level qualifications are proven, effective use of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding and are designed to help teachers and primary school staff deliver high quality, sustainable PE and part of the curriculum.

Location: University of Brighton Sports Centre, Falmer, Brighton. BN1 9PH.

Dates: Throughout the 2018/19 academic year

Book Now:

Level 5: activesussexlevel5.eventbrite.co.uk

Level 6: activesussexlevel6.eventbrite.co.uk

Find out more:

Level 5/6 Primary PE Qualifications

Contact: Nick Chellel nchellel@activesussex.org


Introducing Yoga to Your School

  • CPD aimed specifically at KS1 primary school teachers.
  • Develop a basic understanding of how to teach yoga and mindfulness.
  • Learn how to structure a session, develop breathing exercises and yoga postures and introduce mindfulness.

Location: Carden Primary School, Brighton

Date and Time: Monday 3rd December, 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Cost: £50 (£30 for second teacher)

More info: Sprite Yoga KS1 CPD

To Book, Contact: spriteyoga@gmail.com


West Sussex Primary PE Conference

  • A fantastic opportunity to come together to gain insightful information that will help enhance the quality of your school’s PE and sport provision, benefiting the health and well-being of all pupils.
  • This years theme is Active Schools Achieve More.
  • For the full agenda please click here.

Location: The Regis School, Westloats Lane, Bognor (PO21 5LH)

Date and Time: Monday 25th February 2019, 9:00am – 3:40pm  

Book your place now


Real Gym

  • Create Development’s real Gym training programme comes to Sussex.
  • A one-day training course that builds teacher confidence in delivering innovative, outstanding gymnastic lessons.
  • Includes lessons plans, real gym cards and a host of other resources.

Location: Stafford Junior School, Ringwood Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN22 8UA. 

Date: Thursday 28th February 2019

Price: TBC

Find out more:

real gym

Contact: Nick Chellel nchellel@activesussex.org


PE & Sport Premium and Health Wheel

  • Celebrate and evidence the impact of the PE and Sport Premium
  • Create and communicate a vision for PE, sport and health across the school, establishing where you are, where you want to be and how you are going to get there. 
  • Be part of a community of learning with shared best practice and aimed guidance across schools.

Price: £20 per school

Find out more:

PE and Sport Premium and Health Wheel

Contact: Nick Chellel nchellel@activesussex.org


Albion in the Community – Premier League Primary Stars

  • Would your pupils benefit from innovative football-themed lessons and activities?
  • Would your school like to link up with the Premier League and Brighton & Hove Albion?
  • Premier League Primary Stars is designed to use the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire
    children to learn, be active and develop important life skills. Here in Sussex it is delivered by Albion in the Community (AITC) –
    the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

Contact: schools@albioninthecommunity.org.uk 


Mid Sussex Active CPD Programme

  • Mid Sussex Active run a variety of training courses and workshops for teachers and school staff for MSA schools
  • Their CPD programme is now open to all primary schools across Sussex
  • Their programme for the current academic year can be found here: MSA CPD brochure for Schools 18-19
  • To express your interest in any of these courses please complete and return the EOI form here: MSA CPD Courses 18-19 EOI

Location: Various  

Dates: Various

Contact: Caroline Stafford


Use Our School

Sport England have developed a range of resources, Use Our School, to help you maximise the use of your school facilities. They can help you make the case for community use, help with costings and more.

Once you are ready to hire you can use School Hire to advertise and manage your facilities.


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