Events and Professional Development opportunities in PE and School September 2008 to July 2009
Please find attached a calendar of professional development opportunities and events across the county between September 2008
and July 2009. These opportunities and events are mainly aimed at staff and pupils in schools and other youth settings.
The courses and events will take place around the county and are organised by a number of partners, for example School Sport
Partnerships (SSPs), Active Gloucestershire (the county sports partnership), Gloucestershire County Council, and the District
The calendar will be regularly updated – please visit our website www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/pess for the most recent version.
Information on the calendar
Date of course/event
Name of course/event
Area/organisation hosting course/event
Course/event organiser contact details
Target group for course/event
Open or closed course/event
Venue/location – if known
Charge to delegates – if known
How to book on a course or event
Against each course or event you will find contact details for the organiser. Please contact them for more details about the course
or event, and to book a place. They will confirm your booking and send any details or pre-course tasks in advance.
Attendance at some courses may be restricted to the host SSP or particular target groups – please check the ‘’target group’ and
‘open to all SSPs?’ columns.
If you are unsure if the course/event is suitable for your needs, please contact the organiser listed.
For some courses and events it may be necessary to charge delegates an attendance fee. Charges – where known – are listed on
the calendar. These charges will contribute towards resources, tutor fees and venue costs.
Schools may use their PLT days to attend some courses – please discuss this with your SSP Partnership Development Manager.
School staff attending courses hosted by neighbouring SSPs may be asked to pay a small fee towards resource and venue costs.
You will be informed of any charges when you book a place.
Additional charges may apply to independent schools, out of county school delegates, or individuals who are not based in schools.
The majority of courses will charge for late cancellation or non-attendance. Please check with the listed course organiser for details
of their cancellation policy.
We hope you will find the calendar helpful. We welcome comments or suggestions for any improvements.
Sport & Physical Activity Co-ordinator
Lifelong Learning, Gloucestershire County Council
Tel. 01452 426676