James Kendall, Riverview Junior School
The Power of PE and Sport
James began his teaching career in 2003 and has been the head teacher of Riverview Junior School (part of The Pathway Academy Trust) since April 2017. James believes that working together in partnership with other schools is key to whole school improvement and has been fortunate to join a progressive and child centred trust. James’ keynote will examine how traditional educational outcomes can be raised through PE and Sport and the opportunities that the new Ofsted framework provides.
Dan Andrews and Wendy Ball, Greenfields Community Primary
Engaging the Local Community
Dan has been head teacher at Kent’s Lead Inclusion School, Greenfields, for seven and a half years. Dan has always had a passion for PE and school sport and the positive impact sport can have on children’s attitudes and outcomes. Wendy started at Greenfields in 2014 and since 2016 has been the Sport and Wellbeing Development Officer. Their keynote will give an overview of the school’s progression, including the impact on the school, children and wider community, the ways they engage with the local community and where the school is heading next.
Steve Caldecott, Association for PE
The Revised Ofsted Framework
Steve is a lead Association for PE consultant and a lead PE Ofsted Inspector. With the Education Inspection Framework (2019) now operational in the school system, Steve’s keynote will draw out the implications for physical education, school sport and physical activity. It will focus on the real opportunities presented by this key shift in educational landscape.
Ben Smith, Youth Sport Trust and The 401 Challenge
Journey to Wellbeing
In 2016, Ben became the only person to run one marathon every day for 401 days, covering 10,500 miles. In March 2020, Ben will embark on his next challenge, ‘The USA 2020 Challenge’, running a marathon in each US state capital and cycling between them. By involving schools in ‘The Journey to Wellbeing’, Ben hopes to give young people practical ways of embedding wellbeing in their daily lives.