HLTA Josie Wilkinson recently celebrated her school's success at the SGO National Summit Awards 2014 in the category of 'Outstanding Change4Life Sports Club delivery.' Josie gained HLTA status with Best Practice Network and the HLTA National Assessment Partnership, with PE as her area of expertise.
Since receiving the award Josie has been asked to be a Change 4 Life Coach and a Healthy Life Monitor for the other schools within the Kingsbury Partnership and he training will start soon! So, well done and Good Luck to Josie and Featherstone Primary School, Erdington, Birmingham.
Understanding how physical development links to children's readiness for school is a priority for trainees on the EYITT programme. Sian Marsh describes how one trainee is using the Movement Environment Rating Scale to support colleagues to develop children's fine and gross motor skills.