FA SECONDARY TEACHERS’ AWARD


WHAT IS THE FA SECONDARY TEACHERS’ AWARD?

This is a course designed specifically for coaching football as part of a physical education curriculum.

It provides a basic introduction to the knowledge and skills required to deliver football sessions at Key Stage 3 and/or Key Stage 4 levels and it’s perfectly suited if you’re aspiring to or are already working within a PE role.

It’s also great if you’re a qualified teacher and have responsibility for physical education activities in your school.


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THE COURSE?

This is a six-hour course, often delivered in one day, that’s made up of a predominantly practical based schedule - so there Is plenty of opportunities to get involved and build on knowledge in a practical context.

There is also an option of two three-hour workshops where you can try things out in your own environment before returning for workshop two.


By the end of the course, you’ll have developed your understanding of:

  • The role that invasion games (football) have to play in KS3 and KS4 Physical Education
  • Planning units of learning linked to the principles of play
  • Organise basic arrival activities that can be modified to manage difference and deliver creative, multi-directional and game-related practices designed to engage all pupils

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

As the name of the course suggests, this is a course ideally suited to those working in or aspiring to work within secondary education, such as:

How can I access this course?

The FA Primary Teachers’ Award is delivered by The FA PE Unit. Courses are generally organised as part of a specific programme hosted by schools or community clubs.


If your school is part of a FA Girls’ Football School Partnership – supported by Barclays

Contact your Partnership Lead to find details of a course being run in your area.

If your school is not part of a FA Girls’ Football School Partnership

Visit The FA Boot Room to find your nearest course

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