Two schools show good practice in using AOTS in PE and sport Adults Other Than Teachers (AOTS) can offer a great deal to schools seeking to broaden their provision of high-quality Physical Education. However, recruiting, training and supporting AOTS, and understanding how and when it’s appropriate to use them, is vital. The two schools in this programme show the way.
Denton Primary School in Northamptonshire has supported an enthusiastic parent in her wish to become involved, resulting in her changing career and qualifying as a coach. Tong High School and Sports College in Bradford employs several full-time sports assistants. They are distinguished sportsmen and women in their own right, who have been trained and supported to a high level to work with pupils of all abilities, within and outside curriculum time.