News

  • Merry Christmas!

    Wishing you an active and fun-filled Christmas. We are looking forward to an exciting 2019 to create even more positive relationships with physical activity for life!

    Posted on December 18, 2018

  • NEW Jasmine video

    Over 900 schools and almost 7,000 teachers are now using Jasmine – your real learning platform to support them to deliver an outstanding PE curriculum. You can now find out what all the hype is about by viewing the new Jasmine video below. Contact us to find out how your school, teachers and children can benefit using a […]

    Posted on November 30, 2018

  • real gym supported by Jasmine!

    We’re very excited to announce that 5th November marks the official launch of real gym on Jasmine! Further to the launch of real PE on Jasmine in September, real gym is now available for real gym trained teachers to simplify, streamline and elevate your real experience. We’ve made it even easier to plan and teach […]

    Posted on November 5, 2018

  • Langley Academy Primary Outstanding Ofsted rating

    Well done to Langley Academy Primary who have been graded by Ofsted as Outstanding with the PE and Sport Premium funding and PE noted as strong areas. Year 1 teacher, Rob Geer, explains how real PE and the PE and Sport Premium and Health Wheel have supported him and the school. “I was given the […]

    Posted on October 11, 2018

  • Introducing…Jasmine!

    This week marked the launch of Jasmine – your real learning platform!   We are constantly looking at ways to improve the way in which we support teachers, pupils and schools and we always begin with feedback from teachers (the experts!). We’ve listened and reviewed our programmes and the outcome was to commence with simplifying the real […]

    Posted on September 5, 2018

  • PE Leader at North Town joins Create

    Mark Templeton, PE Leader at North Town Primary School in Taunton, is joining the Create Development team as lead for school based support in Somerset. Mark, responsible for the extraordinarily successful PE programme at North Town, will soon be sharing his sector leading experience and skills to provide school based support for other primary schools in their […]

    Posted on July 3, 2018

  • Sholing creates a new ambition for EVERY child

    Sholing Infant School in Southampton, a 3-form entry Infant School is the first nationally to embark on their real legacy journey to create a new ambition for every child. Not only are they on a mission to get children more active and change the way PE is perceived, they’re also taking it many steps further to […]

    Posted on June 13, 2018

  • New partnership with Darlington Mowden Park

    Create Development is teaming up with Darlington Mowden Park Community Scheme to provide real PE training for teachers. The aim is to inspire positive changes in primary aged children’s relationship with and participation in physical activity. The Community Scheme is now into its 6th year and has already delivered programmes and initiatives to over 50,000 children and […]

    Posted on April 30, 2018

  • Coach Core masterclass

    Coach Core masterclass   To celebrate National Apprentice Week and International Women’s Day, we were excited to deliver a Coach Core masterclass to 14 apprentices in Birmingham. There was a very special visit from HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle who spent quality time observing the class and talking with the apprentices about their training, […]

    Posted on March 27, 2018

  • NEW real play ambassador announced!

    We’re pleased to introduce Olympic and World Rowing Champion, Mark Hunter MBE, as the NEW real play ambassador!   Accolades:     2014: Elected a Steward of the Henley Royal Regatta 2012: Silver medal in London Olympics 2011: Named ‘Olympic Athlete of the Year’ for the sport of rowing 2011: Gold medal at World Championships 2010: Gold medal at World […]

    Posted on January 16, 2018

  • 12 days of Christmas countdown

    This Christmas, we’re dishing out bite-size, top tips to remind us of the importance of play and realise just how many skills can be developed along the way. Click on the title to view more information and top tips. On the first day of Christmas Let’s revisit the ‘True ambition for families’ blog post by […]

    Posted on December 18, 2017

  • Family Focus month – 10% discount

    Have you heard? Family Focus month is starting early!   As of Friday 24th November 2017 we are offering 10% discount on real play resources for Family Focus month. Offer ends: 31st December 2017 real play home packs Schools/organisations running real play clubs can purchase home packs for their next real play club at a […]

    Posted on November 23, 2017

  • Leeds Rhinos Foundation partnership

    Another exciting week for us here at Create and we can now announce the launch of our partnership with Leeds Rhinos Foundation. We have been working with their coaches to support them to develop the whole child. Leeds Rhinos Foundation coaches are now licensed to provide quality school based support for the real PE programme […]

    Posted on October 31, 2017

  • Coach Core celebrations at the Olympic Stadium

    Yesterday we were honoured to be part of the Coach Core graduation event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium.  150 apprentices from 7 UK cities joined The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Create Development, VIPs and other partners to celebrate their graduation.   Coach Core is a programme run by the Royal […]

    Posted on October 19, 2017

  • Evidence the impact of the PE and Sport Premium

    Did you know you can evidence the impact of the PE and sport premium through the PE, Sport and Health Wheel? There are over 1,000 schools already using the PE, Sport and Health Wheel which supports schools to evidence the impact of the PE and Sport Premium and other programmes. We also work with County Sports […]

    Posted on August 15, 2017

  • Primary PE and Sport Premium funding to double

    Yesterday, the Department for Education reconfirmed that the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding will double from September 2017. Concerns over budget cuts to schools were last night addressed by the Government as it announced its new funding plan for schools. The overall £1.3 billion allocated includes a significant increase in the Primary PE and […]

    Posted on July 18, 2017

  • New investment opportunities

    Sport England, through their Families Fund investment, have announced funding opportunities of £40m over the next 3 years (£10 million for the first round opening in July 2017) and is awarding projects between £50,000 and £500,000. Create Development is looking to work in partnership with organisations and providers with experience and a track record of […]

    Posted on July 10, 2017

  • Create Learning School in South West opens its doors

    Monkton Park Primary School in Chippenham, Wiltshire celebrated being the first Create Learning School in the South West after a successful launch on Thursday 8th June. The launch saw a collection of School Governors, Headteachers, teachers and local PE and sports organisations come together to watch real PE, real gym and real play lessons in […]

    Posted on June 13, 2017

  • First South West Create Learning School announced

    Monkton Park Primary School in Wiltshire is to be the first Create Learning School in the South West to spearhead PE initiative. They will become a hub for training and networking for regional schools. The Create Learning School will enable member schools to access support, impacting on the health and wellbeing of thousands of children […]

    Posted on May 24, 2017

  • real PE in China

    Last year Create Development was delighted to announce its new partnership with Excellence First Education Consultancy (EFEC), a highly respected educational consultancy specialising in creating sustainable educational partnerships between China and the UK.   The partnership is based on our shared vision of providing what’s best for schools and children in terms of teaching and […]

    Posted on April 27, 2017

  • NEW! real Coaching

    We’re delighted to announce that our first real Coaching training events went down a storm. real Coaching supports coaches to gain a deeper understanding of the developing child and to align coaching habits in order to develop a truly child centered approach. The programme consists of four foundation modules that support all coaches and volunteers […]

    Posted on December 13, 2016

  • Focus on Devon

    Family FUNS is making a real impact across the country and in Devon we’ve been working with our brilliant partners Active Devon, who have secured funding from Sport England to support 18 schools in accessing Family FUNS over the next two years. Our pilot primary schools – Exminster, Countess Wear, Bowhill and Pinhoe CoE in Exeter […]

    Posted on December 13, 2016

  • real PE update and another dimension

    September has always been one of the most exciting times of the year for real PE and this year has been no exception. We delivered real PE Whole School Insets to 87 schools across the country during the month (70 of these in the first four days of term) across 31 counties working with over […]

    Posted on December 13, 2016

  • real gym, real benefits

    We may wonder why we put so much emphasis on developing gymnastics skills beyond what is required for a PE lesson or further for the few with competitive potential. Just what are the benefits of encouraging children to progress with gym? Well, there’s a lot that we might not think about when it comes to […]

    Posted on December 13, 2016

  • Family Focus Month Special Offers

                “After a successful year piloting Family FUNS we are delighted to launch our first Family Focus Month offering up to 50% OFF Family FUNS resources. Whether you are new to Family FUNS or an existing school or setting currently delivering Family FUNS we have some exciting opportunities to help you support active family learning and play.” Phil […]

    Posted on November 29, 2016

  • Fortius Primary PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Fortius Primary PE Conference. Date: Friday 25th November 2016, 9am – 4pm Venue: Four Pillars Conference Centre, Spine Road East, South Cerney, Cirencester, GL7 5FP As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering workshops on real PE and Family FUNS  where delegates will have the opportunity explore the philosophy and resources behind each […]

    Posted on November 14, 2016

  • Northamptonshire Sport PE and School Sport Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Northamptonshire Sport Annual Physical Education and School Sport Conference 2016. Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 9am – 4pm Venue: Northampton Saints RFC, Franklin’s Gardens, Weedon Road, Northampton NN5 5BG As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering workshops on real PE, real Gym, Family FUNS and real Leaders where delegates will have the opportunity explore the […]

    Posted on November 14, 2016

  • Active Surrey Primary PE and School Sport Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Active Surrey Primary PE and School Sport Conference. Date: Thursday 3rd November 2016 Venue: Surrey Sports Park, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7AD As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering workshops on real PE, real gym, Family FUNS and real coaching  where delegates will have the opportunity explore the philosophy and resources behind […]

    Posted on October 26, 2016

  • CSW Sport Primary PE Subject Leaders Day

    We’re excited to be part of the CSW Sport Primary PE Subject Leaders Day. Date: Thursday 3rd November 2016 Venue: Ricoh Arena Community Space, Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry CV6 6GE As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering two workshops on real PE and real gym, where delegates will have the opportunity to explore the resources and philosophies […]

    Posted on October 26, 2016

  • Coach Core’s Royal visit

    Create Development were delighted to attend the Coach Core National roll out Celebration, hosted at Lords Cricket Stadium and attended by Prince Harry on behalf of The Royal Foundation. The event was to celebrate the expansion of the Coach Core coaching apprenticeship programme. Having launched its first pilot in London in 2012, the scheme now works […]

    Posted on October 19, 2016

  • Rugby Primary PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Rugby Primary PE Conference. Date: Friday 21st October 2016 Venue: The Collingwood Centre, Rugby School, Barby Road, CV22 5DZ As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering two workshops on real PE and real gym, where delegates will have the opportunity to explore the resources and philosophies behind each of these […]

    Posted on October 17, 2016

  • Active Schools Leeds Annual Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Active Schools Leeds Annual Conference. Date: 12:30pm – 8:00pm, Thursday 20th October 2016 Venue: John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds LS11 5DJ As part of the conference, Create Development’s managing director Ronnie Heath will be delivering a key note speech. We’re also proud to be sponsoring the Upskilling Staff Award […]

    Posted on October 17, 2016

  • Manchester PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Manchester PE Conference. Date: 10am – 3pm, Thursday 20th October 2016 Venue: Armitage Sports Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, M14 6HE We’re excited to be part of the Manchester PE Conference. As part of the conference, Create Development will be delivering three workshops on real PE, real gym and Family FUNS. We’d love for […]

    Posted on October 17, 2016

  • Suffolk Primary School Sport Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Suffolk Primary School Sport Conference 2016. Date: 9:00am – 3:45pm, Thursday 13th October 2016 Venue: Trinity Park Conference Centre, Ipswich, IP3 8UH As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering two workshops on real PE, in which delegates will have the opportunity to explore this innovative scheme, as well as get […]

    Posted on October 10, 2016

  • Sheffield PE and School Sport Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Sheffield PE and School Sport Conference and Partnership Development Day. Venue: Sheffield Wednesday FC – Hillsborough Stadium, S6 1SW Date: Thursday 29th September 2016, 8:45am-3:30pm As part of the conference, we’ll be delivering a workshop on real PE, where delegates will have the opportunity to explore the resources […]

    Posted on September 26, 2016

  • Born to play

    Read the latest post on our blog from Cathy Brown, Regional Manager, Midlands: “Was Josh born to play golf OR born to play and explore? Was it Joshua’s positive experiences through explorative play and the opportunity to observe and copy the sport of golf which made him feel positive and confident whenever he practiced golf […]

    Posted on September 22, 2016

  • Bristol Primary PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Bristol Primary PE Conference. Venue: Hilton Doubletree Bristol, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6NJ Date: Friday 14th October 2016, 9am-4pm The conference, held by a team of Fortius Physical Education and City Academy Bristol, is aimed exclusively at primary practitioners. As part of the conference, Create Development’s Managing Director […]

    Posted on September 21, 2016

  • Dartmoor SSP PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the South Dartmoor SSP PE Conference. Venue: Hannahs, Seale-Hayne, Howton Lane, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ Date: 20th September 2016, 9am-4pm The theme for the conference is ‘imagine what is possible’, and we’re looking forward to contributing to the day with our own philosophy of redefining what’s possible, and demonstrating how we’re […]

    Posted on September 15, 2016

  • The art of growing

    Read the latest post on our blog by Nathalie Fitzgerald, Regional Manager, London: “Schools are full of people who are nurturers and growers, selfless givers who spend their days ensuring that children in their care reach their full potential, and develop a love for learning. But as teachers, when do we take the time to […]

    Posted on September 15, 2016

  • Plymouth SSP Primary PE Conference

    We’re excited to be part of Plymouth School Sports Partnership’s annual Primary PE Conference. Date: 14th September 2016 Venue: The University of St Mark and St John The conference will feature a Keynote Speech from Professor Andrew Edwards, as well as the presentation of the School Games Mark Awards and the Plymouth Swimming Awards. We’ll then […]

    Posted on September 5, 2016

  • Summer School Stardom

    Cwmbran High School in Gwent, Wales has enjoyed some time in the spotlight following an exciting visit to their Summer School programme from ITV News. The segment focused in on the way that the Summer School programme, delivered by a team led by Andy Honey-Jones and developed by Create Development, has been helping Year 6 […]

    Posted on August 30, 2016

  • Family FUNS reunion in Bolton

    Gaskell Community Primary School in Bolton recently reached the end of its third Family FUNS programme, which they have now delivered to 22 families in total. To celebrate, the school held a reunion, in which these families came back together to play some of the Family FUNS games and activities and delight in Gaskell’s achievement. […]

    Posted on July 18, 2016

  • real PE and real gym continue to grow

    real PE continues to grow over the past academic year, with many more practitioners taking on the challenge to create positive early relationships with physical activity for life. Over the last academic year, we’ve seen 5,462 practitioners trained in real PE,  with 78 Create Learning Communities and 305 Whole Schools involved overall. We’ve had a […]

    Posted on July 18, 2016

  • A new dimension

    The new Create Review and real gym Dice have now arrived and not only look amazing, but are going down a storm with the first schools to receive them! Create Review Dice To add to practitioners’ creative and colourful set of resources, we’ve created the new Create Review Dice. The dice are colour coded, tactile and […]

    Posted on July 18, 2016

  • Somerset Sports Awards

    Create Development were proud to support the annual Somerset Sports Awards, hosted by our fantastic partners Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) on the 24th June. The awards were a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the achievements and successes of the inspirational volunteers, great coaches, outstanding athletes and quality clubs across the county. More entries than […]

    Posted on July 18, 2016

  • The impact of real gym

    What is the impact of real gym on the child? Read the NEW case study from North Town Primary School, Taunton to see what real gym looks like in their school and the impact it has had on their children and teachers. Click here to read the case study.    

    Posted on July 15, 2016

  • GamesForceGo! real leaders begins

          In partnership with London Youth Games, GamesForceGo! real leaders has had a great start with pilots in London and with Slough SSP.  The nature of the programme marks a unique approach to leadership in the primary setting, with whole school leadership being the focus.  GamesForceGo! real leaders enables schools to deliver leadership […]

    Posted on July 14, 2016

  • Hit the ground running in September

    Where did the last term go? Before you take a well deserved break, we wanted to make sure you too can hit the ground running, just like your pupils, come September in three simple steps… 1. Keep it simple Have you seen the NEW real PE packs which include Interactive Lesson Plans and enhanced resources? […]

    Posted on July 14, 2016

  • Lindsy and Archie smash World Record

    Create Tutor, Lindsy James proved herself to be both a world-class athlete and mum as she broke the Guinness World Record for being the fastest woman pushing a pram and baby over a half marathon! Having trained six days a week since January, covering over 1000 miles in that time, Lindsy pushed a pram, weighing 10.5kg, […]

    Posted on July 6, 2016

  • Hampshire PE and School Sport Conference, 12th July 2016

    We’re excited to be part of the Hampshire PE and School Sport Conference 2016. Come and join us at: Venue: The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, Southampton, S030 3XH Date: 12th July 2016, 8:15am-5pm As part of the conference we’ll be delivering the workshop ‘Family FUNS – Helping Families Play and Learn Together’, where delegates will be able to explore […]

    Posted on July 1, 2016

  • Date night revelations and the power of modelling

    Read the latest post on our blog, written by Phill O’Brien, Regional Manager, North: “I felt compelled to know what mystical significance the ebb and flow of the music held for her. ‘Peter and the Wolf’, she told me, takes her back to her childhood home. Back to her childhood lounge, her dad’s hi-fi, vinyl […]

    Posted on June 27, 2016

  • Warrington PE and School Sport Conference – 28th June 2016

    We’re excited to be a part of the Warrington PE and School Sport Conference. Come and join us at: Venue: Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, Orford Way, Warrington, WA2 8HE Date: Tuesday 28th June 2016, 8:30am -3:30pm The focus of the conference will be ‘Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Habits for Life’. We’d love for you to join us for […]

    Posted on June 16, 2016

  • GOLD DUST – Playing with your kids

    Read the latest post on our blog by Director of Delivery, Pam Stevenson: “Every time I play cricket in the kitchen with my 6”3’ son or climb over the fence to kick a rugby ball on the local field I want to bottle it and I treasure these hours and hours as they draw to […]

    Posted on June 7, 2016

  • South Leicestershire PE and Sport Conference, 8th June 2016

    We’re excited to be part of the South Leicestershire PE and Sport Conference 2016. Come and join us at: Venue: Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse, Leicestershire Date: 8/6/2016, 9am-4pm Join us in our innovative and experiential workshop for the opportunity to see real PE in action and explore simple solutions for developing Fundamental Movement Skills and healthy relationships […]

    Posted on June 2, 2016

  • Spring Spotlight offer extended!

    Due to many schools being unaware of the campaign, we are pleased to announce that the Spring Spotlight offer has been extended to 19th June 2016! All real PE practitioners will be able to benefit from purchasing the new real PE packs at a crazy price of £95 plus VAT per pack. The real PE resources […]

    Posted on May 20, 2016

  • The Active Learning Toolkit

    We are really excited to introduce the Active Learning Toolkit. This new training which includes magical resources is aimed at staff providing 1-to-1 and small group support or intervention in your school or setting. The Active Learning Toolkit provides hundreds of practical ideas, games and themes to engage children who need a little extra support and develops personal, […]

    Posted on May 20, 2016

  • NEW real PE and real gym dice

    To add to your creative and colourful set of resources, we’ve developed NEW sets of dice for the real PE and real gym programmes! Each is colour coded, tactile and durable, and will encourage dynamic and creative work within their respective programmes, as well as supporting pupils to self and peer review their learning. The new […]

    Posted on May 20, 2016

  • Leading the way

        Enabling all children to develop leadership fundamentals to reach their full potential Create Development is working in partnership with the London Youth Games to develop the exciting new duel branded programme GamesForceGo! real leaders. This is a new volunteering and leadership award centered around primary school children in Year 5 and 6. The programme […]

    Posted on May 20, 2016

  • real gym competition winner announced

    Thank you to everyone who entered the real gym competition and sent their fantastic photos, videos and quotes of children enjoying their gymnastics lessons. It was a tough decision and after lots of deliberating, we can now announce the name of the winner who will receive a place on a real gym course… Congratulations to Sarah Herbert […]

    Posted on May 17, 2016

  • Wakefield Primary PE Conference, 16th May 2016

    We’re excited to be part of the Wakefield Primary PE Conference 2016. Come and join us at: Venue: Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield Date: 9am-4pm, 16/05/2016 The conference will focus on ‘Impact, Innovation and Inclusion’. Bringing together National and Local experts on PE and school sport, this event is a must for primary PE practitioners wishing to inspire and […]

    Posted on May 12, 2016

  • How to interview Olympians

    Listen to the fantastic radio interview that took place at Lings Primary School’s own radio station after the real gym National Launch. Pupils at the school got the chance to interview Olympian, Lynne Hutchison and Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastic Coach, Sarah Moon and asked lots of great questions about gymnastics, the Olympics and more. Click here to listen […]

    Posted on May 5, 2016

  • real gym National Launch success!

    Yesterday’s real gym National Launch was a great success and teachers, Headteachers and practitioners attending the launch were able to see exactly what real gym looks like and hear how it all started. Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach, Sarah Moon has created the real gym programme to transform how gymnastics is taught in primary schools and to […]

    Posted on April 27, 2016

  • real gym blogs

    As we continue to celebrate the official real gym National Launch we’d like to share blogs from North Town Primary School, Taunton and Abington Vale Primary School, Northampton and their experience of real gym. Click here to hear pupil feedback after Abington Vale Primary School’s first real gym lesson. Click here to read about the launch of the real gym programme in North Town Primary School this spring. […]

    Posted on April 27, 2016

  • Olympic Coach gets down to grass roots

    Today, Tuesday 26th April 2016, is the official real gym National Launch! We’re excited to celebrate the real gym approach with thousands of practitioners and the rest of the world to create positive relationships with physical activity of life. How is real gym different? Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach, Sarah Moon has created a programme to transform how […]

    Posted on April 26, 2016

  • Get your pupils excited about gymnastics!

    It’s finally here! Be part of the real gym National Launch by using the FREE real gym Lesson Plan in your PE lessons on Tuesday 26th April 2016. We’d like to share a FREE real gym Lesson Plan so that you and your pupils can explore gymnastic activities in your PE lessons and be part of the real gym National Launch. Click here to download your […]

    Posted on April 26, 2016

  • FREE real gym Lesson Plan

    The official real gym launch is just a few days away: Tuesday 26th April 2016 Find out how you and your pupils can get involved below: Use the FREE real gym Lesson Plan in one of your PE lessons on the day We’d like to share a FREE real gym Lesson Plan so that you and […]

    Posted on April 22, 2016

  • NEW enhanced real PE packs PLUS special offer

    We’ve been busy enhancing the real PE resources to ensure a deeper understanding of the approach to fully embed in your school. We’ve also simplified them making them much easier to use. There’s lots of changes and they now look very different to the original resources so we wanted to give all real PE practitioners […]

    Posted on April 21, 2016

  • Olympian Lynne Hutchison supports real gym

    We’re proud to announce that Olympian, Lynne Hutchison will be attending the real gym National Launch on Tuesday 26th April at Lings Primary School in Northampton. Lynne is keen to support the real gym programme as school gymnastics really inspired her and had such a positive impact on her life. Lynne mirrors real gym National Lead and Team GB […]

    Posted on April 14, 2016

  • Shifting focus – Makes all the difference

    Read the latest post on our blog by Tim Dancer, Director of real PE: “It was Year 6. It was football. It was everything you expect. 1 boy in the Southampton Saints system, 4 others chomping to play, 3 girls keen to get involved but 22 others not bothered, unmotivated or terrified. It was time […]

    Posted on April 12, 2016

  • real gym launch – Save the date!

    The official real gym launch is Tuesday 26th April 2016! Find out how you can get involved below: Attend one of the national launch venues See real gym in action, hear how real gym can transform how gymnastics is taught in primary schools and learn how it gives ALL children the opportunity to develop gymnastics skills in a fun, inclusive […]

    Posted on March 23, 2016

  • The NEW Create Shop is now open

    We’re very proud to announce that our new inspiring shop is now open! Click here to view. N.B. Don’t forget to view the real PE Teacher Portal to see the latest Spring Spotlight offer for discount codes and passwords!!  

    Posted on March 23, 2016

  • Calling all real PE practitioners – Spring Spotlight!

    Calling all real PE practitioners…   Spring Spotlight offer From now until the end of April we are offering real PE schools amazing discounts on the NEW enhanced real PE packs. You can now purchase a real PE pack for any year group for £95 plus VAT. See below for more details and how you can purchase now and pay in […]

    Posted on March 23, 2016

  • ‘Sugar Tax’ Brings Excellent News for Sports Funding

    In last week’s Budget, the Chancellor announced the Government’s new plans to introduce a levy on sugary drinks, alongside the fantastic news that the money from this ‘Sugar Tax’ will go towards increasing funding for Primary PE and Sports Premium. The levy, which will be enacted from April 2018, aims to combat the health issues […]

    Posted on March 21, 2016

  • Finding A Love For Physical Activity

    Read the latest post on our blog by Marketing Assistant Molly Heath: “Why did it take a bout of courage at 18 for me to discover that physical activity was something that I enjoyed and that had an overwhelmingly positive impact on my life? Where were the processes when I was younger that would make […]

    Posted on March 11, 2016

  • Annual Update

    2015 was an inspirational and innovative year for Create Development. We are delighted to share our 2015 highlights with you in the Create Development Annual Update. From our new more focused vision and mission, to the launch of real gym, celebrating over 13,000 real PE practitioners and the first ever Create Development National Awards, you can read about the fantastic […]

    Posted on March 11, 2016

  • Family FUNS in action!

    Ever wondered what Family FUNS looks like?  The NEW Family FUNS video is now ready to view! Click here to see and hear about the programme including what parents, teachers and Headteachers say.  

    Posted on March 9, 2016

  • The 3 Hurdles of Alignment: Part 1

    Read the latest post on our blog, by Director of Innovation for PE and Sport, John Parsons: “I’ve worked with some schools who are very clear on their values and beliefs – they are often the first thing you see when you arrive in reception and say all the things you’d want a school to be […]

    Posted on March 7, 2016

  • Why do we need real gym?

    Read the latest post on our blog from real gym National Lead, Sarah Moon: “Gymnastics doesn’t have to be a boring, repetitive task; once we have learnt the skills, we can use them, play with them in interesting ways to keep the children engaged and having fun in the lesson, whilst also building in the […]

    Posted on January 22, 2016

  • A vehicle for ALL kids to have fun & feel good

    Read the latest post on our blog from Director of Delivery, Pam Stevenson: “After two years of teaching PE at Deeside High School I was becoming increasingly interested in Southern African politics; at the time, Nelson Mandela was incarcerated and the book ‘Black Beauty’ was banned there. So, in a rash moment I sent off my […]

    Posted on January 6, 2016

  • Hert’s Primary Schools’ Sport & PE Conf

    We’re excited to be part of the Hertfordshire’s Primary Schools’ Sport and PE Conference. Come and join us at: Venue: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9EU Date: 19th January 2016, 9am-4pm The conference will address the topic of ‘Planning a healthy and active future for your primary school’ and will feature keynote talks, interactive workshops, a marketplace […]

    Posted on January 5, 2016

  • Happy Family FUNS Christmas

      The Create Development team would like to wish you all a very happy Family FUNS Christmas. We hope your break will include rest, lots of fun with the family and of course a good dose of physical activity too. We would also like to wish you a very prosperous New Year. See you in 2016!

    Posted on December 22, 2015

  • New government strategy announced

    We’re really excited to hear that the government has announced investment targeted at children as young as five as part of their new strategy. Mirroring Create’s vision, there is a real focus on getting children active younger, which we believe is key to ensuring they are given early positive experiences of physical activity. Managing Director, […]

    Posted on December 17, 2015

  • Challenging myself to dance – panic!

    Read Part 1 of Phil Wylie’s blog, reflecting on his experience in a dance class and why he chose learning to dance for his wedding as his Create Personal Challenge: “…I had just experienced a traditional sport/PE/games lesson and I didn’t enjoy it. I knew that and could accept it and fortunately this wasn’t shaping my […]

    Posted on December 9, 2015

  • Risks… from a red paper clip to a house!

    Read the latest instalment on our blog, written by real gym National Lead, Sarah Moon: “I heard a story about a man in Canada who traded up to a house, starting with a red paper clip. He wasn’t happy with this and wanted a more interesting item, so he first traded it for a novelty […]

    Posted on November 26, 2015

  • What if the Simpsons had Family FUNS?

    Read our latest creative and innovative blog post from Create Development’s Regional Manager for the South West, Matt Lloyd: “The world’s favourite family: the Simpsons. We can all accept that when we look at their antics in Springfield, we see many behaviours that resonate in us…The cheeky rule bending of Bart, the disapproving but loving […]

    Posted on November 20, 2015

  • Fortius Primary PE Conference, Swindon

    We’re excited to be part of the Fortius Primary PE Conference. Come and join us at: Venue: Four Pillars Conference Centre, Spine Road East, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5FP Date: Friday 20th November 2015 Time: 9am-4pm The conference, focused specifically on primary PE practitioners, will hear keynote speeches from Create Development’s Managing Director Ronnie Heath and real gym National […]

    Posted on November 16, 2015

  • What would the children say?

    We recently asked Gaskell Primary School how their Family FUNS club was progressing and this is what teacher Paul Naylor said: “We are seeing not only an increase in weekly exercise at home, but also greater social interaction between parents and children. The scheme provides clear direction and we are enjoying exploring our own ideas […]

    Posted on November 12, 2015

  • Vikki Roberts’ Create personal challenge

    Read the latest instalment in our series of Create personal challenge blog posts, this time from Vikki Roberts, Client Manager and Tutor: “When given the opportunity to challenge myself and embark upon something new, my brain was buzzing with possible opportunities, most of them physical and involving competition… I decided after much deliberation that growing our […]

    Posted on November 10, 2015

  • The power of fun

    Read our latest blog post from guest writer and Headteacher of Lings Primary School, the first national Create Learning School, Leigh Wolmarans: “As a Headteacher you have this enviable ‘power’ to design, create and collaborate on building a school that plays. You obviously have to face the firing squad when this theory goes horribly wrong, or […]

    Posted on November 4, 2015

  • National launch of Create Learning Schools

    We’re proud to announce that Lings Primary School will be the first Create Learning School! The national launch will take place on the morning of Wednesday, 4th November 2015 at the school.           What does a Create Learning School do? Enables local schools to access local support as part of a […]

    Posted on November 2, 2015

  • The Academies Show, Birmingham

    Come and visit us at The Academies Show, Birmingham on 25th November 2015! We’ll be on Stand A62. You’ll have the opportunity to: > hear more about how the real PE approach is having an impact on over 650,000 pupils and why over 10,000 practitioners have already taken part in a real PE programme > […]

    Posted on October 29, 2015

  • Surrey Primary Schools Sport Conference

    We’re excited to be part of the Surrey Primary Schools Sport Conference. Come and join us on Thursday, 5th November 2015 at: Surrey Sports Park (with sessions being held in Arena C) University of Surrey, Richard Meyjes Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7AD  Presented by Active Surrey, the conference brings together the key stakeholders and individuals that deliver the sporting provision […]

    Posted on October 27, 2015

  • Lesley Doughty’s personal challenge

    Read the latest post on our blog, the most recent in our series documenting the staff of Create Development’s progress in their personal challenges. This time, Lesley Doughty, Client Manager and Lead Tutor, tells us how making a few simple life changes made a big difference to her mental and physical wellbeing: “After a bit […]

    Posted on October 27, 2015

  • Family FUNS hits Exeter!

    We had a great day joining Active Devon for the launch of Active Exeter in Cowick Barton Park, Exeter at their family cycling day today. The day welcomed families in the local area who joined in activities to launch the scheme. Active Exeter has been granted money to roll out Family FUNS to 18 schools […]

    Posted on October 26, 2015

  • County Primary PE Conference, Cornwall

    We’re excited to be part of the Cornwall Country Primary PE Conference. Come and join us tomorrow at: Venue: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG Date: Wednesday 21st October 2015 Visit our stand to find out how we are creating positive relationships with physical activity for life. We will be giving away 20 amazing Family FUNS home packs to our first […]

    Posted on October 20, 2015

  • Loving PE – What’s the price?

    Read the latest blog post from Create Development’s Director of Delivery, Pam Stevenson: Loving PE – What’s the price? “Chatting with my sister over a beer one day it dawned on me: What if all the school PE I had loved and triumphed in came at a price? Robbing other people of the chance to […]

    Posted on October 20, 2015

  • Pirates in Shirley Warren!

    See how the very first Family FUNS session at Shirley Warren went by viewing their blog.  The blog includes great photos of the nursery and primary school playing a game of pirates and working alongside each other. Click here to view. Family FUNS helps families play and learn together whilst supporting children to develop the physical literacy, emotional […]

    Posted on October 7, 2015

  • A unique perspective

    Read our latest blog from Director of real PE, Tim Dancer: real PE – a unique perspective “For my blog, I wanted to offer a unique perspective on a teacher establishing real PE in their school. The twist…the teacher in question is my wife! I make no guarantees that I will still have a wife come the third […]

    Posted on October 7, 2015

  • Happy World Teachers’ Day

    We’d like to wish a very happy World Teachers’ Day to all the amazing teachers. Forever inspiring and making a real difference to the lives of children. Thank you teachers!

    Posted on October 5, 2015