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Physical Education Support

The purpose of the PESPA advisor is to:

  • offer advice and support to schools based on the Association for Physical Education (afPE) “Safe Practice in PE”. First line support to be provided by telephone, email, newsletter and web presence

  • additional support to be provided at cost to individual schools as required - to be invoiced to schools through Poole Children’s Services team administrator

  • keep up to date with changes to legislation in relation to the Physical Education, Sport and Physical Activity Advisor (PESPA) and provide timely updates for Children’s Services’ staff

  • provide an annual update event for all Poole Schools at the Schools conference in September 2015.

Key activities

(1) Active Dorset will perform a number of activities:

  • employ a project lead officer (Kath Rudd) and support officer (Annie Hargreaves)

  • officers will provide support and advice directly to schools as requested

  • depending on circumstances, advice and support may be verbal, written, access to web advice

  • advice will be included in meetings with Primary Schools in work associated with the Primary sport Premium

  • CPD training will be offered as appropriate (at additional cost to school).


(2) Borough of Poole will perform a number of activities:

  • Borough of Poole will provide Active Dorset with access to CPD Online in order to manage CPD activity

  • Borough of Poole will keep Active Dorset up to date with school statuses, academies etc. and contact details.



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Contact us

Client - Borough of Poole

Jeff Morley
Regulatory Team Manager
Unit 1 New Fields Business Park
2 Stinsford Road
BH17 0NF


01202 261710

Contractor - Active Dorset

Kath Rudd (Schools Manager)
The Stable Block
Council Offices
BH21 4HN


01202 280740

07533 097270