Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module One

    • Week 1 | Where it all began: the early public schools

    • MA in Education Leading School Sport Handbook

    • Week 2 Seminar Two: Tracing modern day impacts of the early public schools

    • Week 3 Seminar Three Girls' Sport

    • Week 4 Seminar Starting the pursuit of high performance

    • Week 5 Seminar Literature Review

    • MA Module 1 Breakdown

    • Week 6 Seminar Exporting British Sports

    • Week 7 Reading Week

    • Week 8 Seminar Expanding into the lower classes

    • Week 9 Seminar Social Change and Sport

    • Week 10 Seminar The specialist sports workforce

    • Week 11 National Curriulum influences and exam PE

    • Week 12 Academic Writing at Level 7/Working with Supervisor

  • 2

    Module 2 Title

    • Week 1 Defining success in the context of school sport and exercise

    • Week 2 Factors Influencing the shifiting landscape

    • Week 3 Choice, Compulsion and Variety

    • Week 4 Traditional games and school teams

    • Week 5 Participation levels, and the issues which influence them

    • Week 6 The place of high performance in school sport

    • Week 7 The impact of raised concerns for wellbeing

    • Week 8 - Accommodating co-education

    • Week 9 -Workforce issues in school physical activity

    • Week 10 - What was learned from the Pandemic?

    • Week 11 Introduction to Research

  • 3

    Module 3

    • Week 1 - The role and purpose of the leader

    • Week 2 - Developing strategy

    • Week 3 - Winning Engagement

    • Week 4 -Analysing effective leadership in schools and sport

    • Week 5 - Leading change in school sport

    • Week 6 Reading Week

    • Week 7 - Distinguishing leadership from management

    • Week 8 - Management, communication and quality control

    • Week 9 - Aligning communications with vision

    • Week 10 - Considering Leadership in Action

    • Week 11 - Leading towards an uncertain future

Instructor(s)

Tutor

Neil Rollings

Neil Rollings was Director of Sport in four HMC schools, over a 21 year career. He was an ISI Inspector and he now works with schools to develop and audit modern sports programmes and with Heads to appoint Directors of Sport. He is a regular conference speaker, influential blogger on school sport issues, and Chairman of PADSIS.