Guidance

Best Practice Guidance on the effective use of individual and agency coaches in Physical Education and Sport

From: afPE

Who for: Head teachers / leadership staff responsible for employing visiting support staff within Physical Education and School Sport (PESS).

afPE has produced concise guidance for head teachers and other leadership staff responsible for deploying visiting support staff within PESS.

This guidance is available to view on the afPE website and pages 66-69 in Safe Practice in Physical Education and Sport, 2012 (afPE / Coachwise Ltd).

A Practical Guide to Coaches working in the curriculum CD-ROM

From: afPE and sports coach UK

Who for: Coaches and school staff working to support PE in schools

CD-ROM of documents and templates to equip private providers, coaches, head teachers, physical education curriculum leaders and chairs of governing bodies with everything they need to effectively employ and deploy a coach in a school environment.

It clarifies the national occupational standards and also provides the following:

• Professional standards for teachers
• Best practice guidance
• Safety checklist
• Code of Practice for Sports Coaches
• core teaching style theoretical principles
• Relevant legislation and initiatives
• Details of professional development opportunities
• Key contacts

The guide costs £12.99. To order a copy click here.

NB. A new version of this tool is soon to be produced.