Introducing Matt Lloyd

Matt Lloyd – Create Development

We would like to introduce Matt Lloyd, the new Regional Manager for the South West! Matt has been involved with Create Development for a number of years, developing a hugely successful PE Curriculum at The Springfields Academy, a Special School for learners with EBD and ASD, based on the Create Development Philosophy. Matt joins us following a varied career in Education having been a Head of PE, Senior lecturer, Partnership Development Manager and Assistant Principal and is looking forward to the new challenges ahead as part of the Create Team. Matt will be leading an incredible team of innovators, tutors and partners who will be aiming to spread the Create experience and inspire the Create ethos around the South West. Matt will also be leading nationally on Key Stage 3 ‘real PE’, supporting the UK’s leading PE departments in our shared passion and goal to ‘redefine what’s possible’ for secondary school children in PE. With his real life experiences and empathy for teachers and schools he is looking forward to developing learning in schools both across the South West and nationally. ‘real PE’ Erupts Across the South West! ‘real PE’ will rapidly spread across the South West early on within this Academic Year. Many of these schools have heard of the success of ‘real PE’ across the country and are keen to get involved! Have a look at the South West ‘real PE’ landscape… Cornwall – In September a cohort of 7 schools in Helston have joined us in redefining what’s possible for young people in PE. – See us at the local PE conferences through October and November Devon – The first cohort this September joins in the Okehampton Area – Look out for the next real PE showcase event in Exeter through our local Partner Stuart Lord of OKRA! Dorset – See us at the Dorset PE Conference on 11th September and sign up for ‘real PE’ on 7th October at Bournemouth University! – Radipole Primary School in Weymouth is looking to lead the way for the Chesil Beach Group of schools into ‘real PE’. Somerset – Through SASP we have a brilliant partner who will be hosting a ‘real PE’ day 1 on the 23rd September with schools from the Taunton area with real support as well as ‘real PE’! – The Frome area of Schools with the support of Oakfield Academy will be hosting a showcase event for ‘real PE’. Wiltshire – The first Chippenham Cohort will have their day 1 on the 19th September at Sheldon School thanks to our local partners Selina and Helen! – Phil Smith of Royal Wotton Bassett Academy is keen to develop a cohort of inspired schools. Bristol and North Somerset – Following a successful ‘real PE’ Cohort in Weston-Super-Mare put together by our local partners Action1st Foundation, schools will be receiving their day 2 programmes and embedding ‘real PE’ across the whole school. – North Bristol Partner, Rob Allen, has booked in both a showcase event for ‘real PE’ as well as a Day 1 to be held at Hensbury Academy in October. Bath And North East Somerset – Cohort 1 and 2 are both filling up with schools wanting to upgrade from FUNS for Everyone to full ‘real PE’ with the help of local partner Dave Burston. So… if you are keen to be part of the ‘real PE’ movement then there is something happening near you now. If you can’t see something near you why don’t you start a ‘real PE’ explosion in your area? To contact Matt Lloyd, South West Regional Manager about this of anything else ‘real PE’ related call 07595 038 014 or email