Senior Lecturer in Primary Physical Education
School of Education and Social Work
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Angela’s career in teaching began after graduating with a B.Ed (hons) degree from Nene College, Northampton in 1992.
Angela was a primary class teacher for 20 years, working in a diverse range of schools across the Birmingham area, teaching in Key stage 1 and Key Stage 2. During this time Angela held many different additional roles and responsibilities including; Subject Leader for Physical Education, mathematics and ICT, Key Stage Two Phase Leader, and School Based Mentor for the University of Central England (now BCU).
Alongside her class teaching and school based responsibilities, Angela worked for the Birmingham Advisory Service as a Teaching and Learning Consultant within the Primary Physical Education team, supporting NQTs to develop confidence in teaching PE. She also supported Subject Leaders to develop their subject knowledge and expertise to lead PE effectively in their schools.
Angela then worked as the Primary Education Director at Kingsbury School Sports Partnership for 8 years, developing, writing and delivering continuous professional development for primary class teachers, and PE Subject Leaders. Angela was also a tutor on their Level 2 and Level 3 Primary PE apprenticeship programme.
Angela has been a National Faculty Tutor with Youth Sport Trust’s Learning Academy since 2013 and delivers national courses supporting high quality delivery of PE in primary schools. Angela has also authored course content and resource cards to support PE teaching in primary schools.
Angela joined Birmingham City University as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Physical Education in September 2019. She enjoys the variety that the role brings; from teaching and working with trainees in university taught sessions and being a personal tutor, to working in partnership with schools and supporting the development of trainees on school placements.
Angela has a keen interest in research and writing and has published articles on primary Physical Education.