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Staffordshire University: PGCE Secondary Physical Education

Institution Staffordshire University View institution profile
Department Life Sciences and Education
Telephone 01782 294000
Study type Taught


Keep young people active at school with our Physical Education PGCE. At Staffordshire University, we’ll help you become confident teaching children new sports and encouraging teamwork. You’ll get experience on placement and develop your expertise on campus.

As a teacher of physical education, it is your responsibility to differentiate lessons to cater for all ages and abilities utilising the national curriculum to inform your teaching and ensuring all students make progress.

The course has been designed to help you understand how to support students from KS3, KS4 and KS5. You’ll develop the skills needed to inspire the young people in your class to continue with physical activity long after they leave the school.

Personal tutors will be a large part of your support network and will provide both subject specific and course specific training. They are there for support and guidance and this will range from; top tips when teaching your first lesson to developing questioning techniques.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: PGCE Secondary Physical Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE

Staffordshire University

At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, psychology, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your professional practice, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire university can help you achieve your goals.

Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hour’s commute.  Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses …

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