FA Primary Teachers' Award

Course Overview

The course is applicable for those who wish to build on their existing knowledge and those with little confidence of PE or football.

Throughout the course, the tutors will also explain the importance of high quality PE in schools in order to develop confidence, self-esteem and belief amongst children and also the benefits of PE in raising academic achievement across other school subjects.

Candidates will gain a resource booklet and a recognised qualification on completion.

The course provides a basic introduction to the skills required when planning to deliver a KS1 or KS2 Physical Education lessons through the subject content of football. The course will introduce learners to The FA’s Future Game philosophy by creating a learning environment, through the delivery of movement games and appropriate practices, and how to develop practice to accelerate learning.

The award also includes elements associated with working with a school team linked to The FA’s Youth development review.

At the end of the course the delegate will: 

  • Have a greater awareness of the contribution of invasion games have to KS1 & 2 PE purpose of study 
  • Understand The FA’s playing and coaching philosophy (The Future Game)  
  • Understand how to set up an organised football activity session  
  • Understand how to organise basic FUNdamental games to help develop Physical Literacy 
  • Have an understanding of how to modify practices to manage difference 
  • Understand how to set up 4v4 games for young players  
  • Have an understanding of how to further their knowledge and understanding of association football through attending relevant courses

This is a 6 hour course.

Member schools: 2 free places available. 



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