What is PECS?

What is PECS?

The programme is led by expert mentors on a 1-to-1 basis, focusing on identifying areas where teachers can develop in order to improve pupil outcomes in PE. Teachers are offered regular, ongoing support with plenty of opportunities for self-reflection. The activities involved will include collaborative teaching activities, formative planning and assessment, and expert input for anything related to primary school PE. The whole programme is supported by comprehensive impact data, made available to schools through a cutting-edge online platform.

Active Schools Conference 2019 - The Official Launch

Active Schools Conference 2019 - The Official Launch

Dream Big Sports are very proud to launch the very first ‘Active Schools Conference’, the full day event will bring together the education community across Greater Manchester to celebrate physical education and school sport. 

The event will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019 at the Oldham Event Centre (Boundary Park) is completely FREE for all schools, colleges and education establishments. 

The Benefits Of Dance!

The Benefits Of Dance!

Children who regularly take part in dance lessons are able to develop crucial fundamental movement skills such as balance, agility and co-ordination as well as many others along the way. In addition, children can also develop their listening and concentration skills which are essential for primary school children. It is evident that Dance promotes these skills as children have to listen to music and instructions throughout their lesson.

How to use the PE and Sport Premium - DfE Guidelines

How to use the PE and Sport Premium - DfE Guidelines

We continuously have conversations with schools with regards to the PE and School Sport Premium and how to make effective and sustainable use of it to focus on physical activity, staff CPD and pupil health and well-being to achieve their school's development plan. We feel the best way is to refer back to the Department for Education's Guidance Document and the five key indicators of improvement. 

Double Delight for Dream Big Sports!

Double Delight for Dream Big Sports!

It was an honour to attend such a fantastic event with some real heavyweights in Oldham's business community. It was even more special to be shortlisted for the prestigious accolade; Young Business of the Year 2018. This comes less than six months after the team won New Business of The Year 2017 at the Rochdale Business Awards and once again #TeamDreamBIG came out on top completing a very special double cross-borough double!

Spreading Festive Cheer!

Spreading Festive Cheer!

Who else is dreaming of a white Christmas?

For us it would certainly be the icing on the cake for what has been an amazing year of business at Dream Big Sports as we come up to our 1st official birthday on 23rd December. We have endured a very demanding but rewarding first 12 months as an organisation and the highlight reel would simply be too long to detail in this blog but we would like to share just a few memorable moments with you…