Who would have thought that in all my years of teaching P.E. I would, one day, end up teaching a ‘virtual’ P.E. lesson via Zoom? To put things in perspective, Joe Wicks is not worried that I have become the latest 'Nation’s P.E. Teacher' nor have I become an overnight YouTube sensation.

Thanks to the amazing technical support from our wonderful Information Technology Team, I have dipped my toe into the water of online delivery of P.E. Also, thanks to the Junior School teachers and teacher aids who gave time and assistance to enable me to go live.

My first session with Year 5s, we smashed out a 20 minute hit workout, the feedback was great, students seemed to be engaged and working up a sweat. I started to believe that this virtual P.E. could actually work.

Next challenge? Preps! 70 little faces appearing on the screen as we did our routines to Witch Dr, and our now infamous, Hey Baby Spartan dance.

Athletics at home? No problem thanks to Mr Mark Ladbrook giving his time and expertise to help our Spartans practice their running, shot put and long jump.

My biggest challenge? Leading our Junior School staff through Hey Baby for the FRI-YAY dance. I will just leave it at that.

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