Making a successful start to your PE teaching career!

Apr 9, 2021 1:08:24 PM / by Adam Pickering posted in pe, OCR GCSE, AQA GCSE, NQT

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My powerpoint presentation was ready, I knew exactly how I wanted every minute of the lesson to play out but when I walked through the door and saw no teacher on the back row - my heart began to race...

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"How can I know what they know?" Identifying the gaps and planning the road to COVID recovery

Mar 12, 2021 2:21:42 PM / by Elle Houghton posted in The EverLearner, disadvantaged children, disadvantaged learners, digital divide, Home schooling, catch-up funding, pupil premium

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As students and teachers across the country return to face-to-face teaching, we look back at the challenges of the past 12 months, the disparity in students' learning experiences and how, going forwards, we can help teachers identify gaps in learning and implement personalised, targeted support efficiently. 

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All roads lead to ExamSimulator!

Feb 10, 2021 11:54:13 AM / by Adam Pickering posted in physical education, GCSE PE, OCR GCSE, AQA GCSE, The EverLearner, Edexcel GCSE, ExamSimulator, online learning, centre assessed grades, CAG

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My path to The EverLearner

Leaving the school environment was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do. I had spent most of my late teenage years and early adulthood wanting to be a PE teacher and having to leave that behind after only six years due to mental health issues, was an extremely challenging time. As I am sure fellow PE teachers can understand, not being able to take sports teams or to have that close camaraderie with students is something that I still miss dearly. The annual ski trips, the sports tours to various locations were all parts of the job that we definitely take for granted. 

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How to support disadvantaged children with their online learning

Jan 15, 2021 1:29:16 PM / by Elle Houghton posted in disadvantaged children, disadvantaged learners, online learning, edtech, digital divide, Home schooling

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On 8th January 2021, The EverLearner set up a £10,000 fund which teachers could apply to help their most disadvantaged children during the national lockdown. Within just one day the entirety of the fund had been distributed to teachers in need. The stories we have been hearing from fellow colleagues and Edtech companies up and down the country are nothing short of harrowing.  

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Creating The EverLearner’s new ExamSimulator

Dec 2, 2020 8:14:38 AM / by Elle Houghton posted in pe, physical education, GCSE PE, A Level PE, exam simulator, OCR GCSE, AQA GCSE, The EverLearner, Edexcel GCSE, WJEC GCSE, ExamSimulator

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