Conferences & Seminars


National Conference for Directors of Sport in Independent Schools

National Conference for Directors of Sport in Independent Schools

Friday, 02 February 2018 Jury's Inn Oxford

This is the biggest assembly of Directors of Sport in Independent Schools in Britain, and aims to support people in  leadership roles in school sport. As usual, the Conference programme is varied, and offers the opportunity to learn from recent research, as well as modern approaches to the question of physical activity in schools.  It also offers Directors of Sport the chance to enhance their own... View details


All PADSIS Seminars are run by Independent Coach Education. By clicking on the links below you will be taken to the ICE website where you will be able to book online.

Becoming a Director of Rugby in Independent Schools

This course is intended to help build a stimulating and successful programme of Rugby for pupils of all abilities.

Developing and Managing a Sports Scholarship Programme

 Establish, develop and improve your programme...

Edexcel GCSE PE Presenting, Assessing and Moderating Coursework

This course is aimed at all teachers involved in the delivery of the new specification of GCSE PE. 

Educational Visit Coordinator Training

This seminar is aimed at Educational Visit Coordinators, or other teachers with a significant part of that role (Directors of Sport, Heads of Outdoor Education and those with responsbility of managing school trips).

Leading School Sports Trips

This seminar is aimed at Directors of Sport and those who responsible for leading residential sports trips.

Leading Sport in Small Independent Schools

This course  is suitable for schools with pupils of all age ranges (including prep and senior) and for both co-educational and single sex schools.  

Standards-based Learning for Mastery Learning in Physical Education and Sport

In education, the term standards-based refers to systems of planning, teaching, assessment and reporting that are based on pupils demonstrating understanding of the knowledge and skills they are expected to learn as they progress through their education. 

Teacher in Charge of a Sport

This unique seminar is intended for teachers or coaches who have recently been appointed in charge of a sport in a school - and also for those who are inspiring towards, or applying for, these roles.

The Director of Sport in a Prep School

This course addresses the practical issues faced by teachers in charge of prep school sport, and considers possible strategies and solutions.

The Director of Sport in an Independent School

Aimed at recently appointed Directors of Sport, and those who intend to apply for these roles in the near future.

The Experienced Director of Sport: Meeting Contemporary Issues and Challenges

This is a seminar for experienced Directors of Sport, and gives them a chance to reflect on new approaches to the difficult issues which they face.

Using Apps in PE and School Sport

This cutting edge course is aimed at teachers who have experience of using an IPad. It best suits those who are intending to use the IPad as part of their own teaching, or, who use them as a set with their pupils.

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