PE is a learning subject, so treat it as one

PE is a learning subject, so treat it as one




In episode 5 of this series of The PE Huddle, Dan is joined by teacher (and five-ball juggler) Brendan Rouse.


Who is Brendan Rouse?


Brendan is a primary teacher who specialises in teaching PE. He works across two different schools and also leads Forest School.


In 2002 Brendan won the LTA Tennis Teacher of the Year Award, which opened the door to becoming a School Sports Coordinator. He has since visited and supported over 60 primary schools. He has also been a Youth Sport Trust Tops Tutor and lectured on the Bath Spa University Primary PGCE PE specialist course.

During lockdown, Brendan set himself the challenge of learning to juggle with five balls!  


What’s covered in the podcast?

In this episode, Brendan and Dan talk about:

  • The A, B, C, D, E and F of Primary PE
  • The impact of physical activity on behaviour and concentration
  • Why you should develop your Leadership and Management skills, as well as your PE teaching