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    After graduating from Edge Hill as a primary PE specialist, Glenn worked in a number of primary schools as a class teacher and PE subject leader. In 2003 Glenn was appointed as a Teacher Adviser for Primary PE for Lancashire County Council, where he provided consultancy, INSET and courses for teachers and schools. During the National PE strategies, PESSCL and PESSYP, Glenn was the Lead Trainer for Lancashire in the professional development strand of these strategies from 2005-2011. In 2014 alongside his PE advisory work, Glenn was appointed Head of Lancashire Outdoor Education Service. This role involved the strategic management of three outdoor centres and he was also worked as an Education Visits approver.

    During his time as Lancashire’s Primary PE adviser, Glenn was instrumental in developing the Lancashire’s PE Scheme of Work from EY to KS2. He created the Lancashire KS1 FMS baseline, teacher resource and the Early Years 5 FMS for Under 5’s resources. Glenn has also worked as a tutor, trainer and assessor for a range of organisations including the Youth Sport Trust, Sports Leaders UK, 1st4 Sport and British Gymnastics.

    Research interests

    Fundamental movement skills

    Educational gymnastic activities

    Game based learning in primary PE

    Primary PE curriculum design

    Outsourcing of primary physical education


    Glenn is the Primary PE subject lead and teaches across all programmes spanning Level 4- Level 7 at Edge Hill including the BA (Hons) Primary Education and Primary PGCE. 

    Glenn in the module lead for the Primary PGCE with PE Specialism and teaches on all PE foundation and specialism modules at UG and Post Graduate.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 4 - Quality Education

    Education/Academic qualification

    Education, PGCert, Teaching in Higher Education, Edge Hill University

    Jan 2021Oct 2023

    Award Date: 10 Nov 2022

    MSc Education

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2004

    BA (Hons) QTS Physical Education

    Award Date: 1 Jul 1998


    • L Education
    • Fundamental Movement Skills
    • Physical Literacy
    • Educational gymnastics
    • Creativity in PE
    • Model based learning in primary PE
    • Physical activity


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