In this episode of The PDHPE and CAFS Podcast, join me as I dive into the exciting changes in the Health and Movement Science syllabus. Get ready to explore what's in and what's out, as I break down the key updates and implications for teachers and students. Whether you're a seasoned educator or new to the field, these insights will help you navigate the shifts and make the most of the fresh opportunities the new syllabus presents.

Episode Takeaways:

  • The Health and Movement Science syllabus has undergone significant changes, both in content and structure, offering new opportunities for educators and students.
  • Research skills and investigations are key components of the new syllabus, empowering students for future success.
  • Many options have been removed from the syllabus, but existing connections and alternate approaches can still enhance student learning.
  • Exciting inclusions like debt studies and collaborative investigations provide fresh avenues for exploration and engagement.
  • Sleep is now recognized as a significant factor in performance, offering educators an opportunity to delve into this vital aspect of health.
  • Teachers can find support, guidance, and a sense of community through my upcoming free webinar at

My goal is to help you navigate the changes in the Health and Movement Science syllabus, equipping you to provide exceptional education and support to your students!

Show Notes 

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