Teaching

As you learn about Rounders, you will play an important role in the development of how the game is taught in your school. Your knowledge will enable you to deliver high-quality lessons across the curriculum. You will learn how to teach a diverse range of aspects of the game, developing key physical literacy skills and tactical and strategic application of the rules. It will be your responsibility to instil confidence in every child and give them an enthusiasm for exercise and team sport, regardless of their natural ability.

Courses for Teachers

Scroll down or use the links below for information about:

PRIMARY COACHING FOR TEACHERS (Practical Course)

SECONDARY COACHING FOR TEACHERS (Practical Course)

  • Teaching Primary Rounders (online course)

    This course will introduce you to the basic principles of striking and fielding in Rounders in a Primary school setting and how it can be applied to the National Curriculum.

    This course is useful for:

    • Primary School Teachers
    • Coaches who oversee Primary school lessons/After School Clubs
    • Any other Leaders who run rounders sessions in Primary Schools

    Course length

    Each module should take between 5-10 minutes. You can complete each module separately or in 1 sitting, it’s completely up to you.

    Course Assessment

    To pass and earn your certificate you will need to receive 100% on the progress bar. Throughout the modules you will also need to complete ‘Knowledge checks’. On completion of the whole course you will be able to download and print off your certificate.

    Learning Outcomes

    The aim of this course is to introduce you to the basic principles of striking and fielding within Rounders.

    This e-Learning course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

    • Develop key skills associated with rounders (e.g. throwing and catching, bowling and batting)
    • Deliver rounders-specific Small Games
    • Adapt the game of rounders to meet a range of learners’ needs
    • Set up and run the Junior Rounders games

    Recommended Settings

    You can access this course through mobile devices, laptop or desktop computers. To obtain the best functionality, we recommend using Google Chrome.

    Next Steps

    Should you wish to continue on your rounders journey please take a look at our Learn section of our website to see what coaching/umpiring opportunities would suit your needs.

    COST

    £15 per person

    HOW TO ACCESS THE ELEARNING COURSE

    You can access this course through mobile devices, laptop or desktop computers. To obtain the best functionality, we recommend using Google Chrome.

    • Log in or create an account on our membership platform
    • Click the Courses module and select the Teaching Primary Rounders (online course)
    • Complete your details and checkout
    • After payment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with the link to the Rounders Online Learning Hub
    • Once you complete the course, Rounders England will receive confirmation and update your award on our membership platform
    • Please contact workforce@roundersengland.co.uk for further details.

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  • Primary Coaching for Teachers (practical course)

    This three hour ‘coaching for teachers’ course is designed to introduce teachers and leaders to the basic principles of the striking and fielding activities of Rounders. It is particularly aimed at Key Stages 1 and 2.

    Learners must be:

    • Primary Teachers, PE specialists, non PE specialist teachers who contribute to extra-curricular work in both mainstream and special schoolS
    • Adults actively involved in coaching extra-curricular sports and recommended to attended by the school
    • Physical education students

    There is a minimum requirement of 12 and a maximum requirement of 20 learners per course.

    NOTE: The course organiser must hold an education membership to Rounders England.

    Facility Requirements

    A four badminton court sized sports hall and classroom are required (incl facilities to use PowerPoint).

    Learning

    The course will have the following elements;

    • Introduction to the basic skills and activities related to rounders
    • Delivery of rounders-specific small games
    • Adapted Games
    • Set up and play (with simplified rules) the full game of Rounders

    What you need to bring

    Learners will be expected to take part in activities so come in sportswear. Bring refreshments as Rounders England cannot guarantee these facilities at the course venues.

    What you will receive

    • Level 1 Skills Cards
    • Small Games Cards
    • Basic Skills Poster
    • Simplified Rules
    • Scoresheet
    • Certificate of Attendance

    Cost

    £35 per learner

    Interested?

    If you would like to organise and run a course, email or call the Workforce team on 0114 248 0357.

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  • Secondary Coaching for Teachers (practical course)

    This six hour course is designed to help teachers and leaders develop tactics involved in Rounders. It is particularly aimed at Key Stages 3 and 4.

    This course is for:

    • Secondary School Teachers, PE specialists, non PE specialist teachers who contribute to extra-curricular work in both mainstream and special schools
    • Adults actively involved in coaching extra-curricular sports and recommended to attended by the school
    • Physical education students

    NOTE: The course organiser must hold an education membership to Rounders England.

    Facility Requirements

    A four badminton court sized sports hall and classroom are required (including facilities to use PowerPoint).

    Learning

    The course will have the following elements;

    • Further development of the core skills and activities related to rounders
    • The playing and officiating of games
    • Tactical development

    What you will need to bring

    Learners will be expected to take part in activities so come in sportswear. Bring refreshments as Rounders England cannot guarantee these facilities at the course venues.

    What you will receive

    • Small Games Cards
    • UKCC Level 2 Skills Cards
    • Basic Skills Poster
    • Learner Handbook (incl tactics, scoresheets and simplified rules)
    • Certificate of Attendance

    Cost

    £50 per learner (Non Members)

    Interested?

    If you would like to organise and run a course, email or call the Workforce team on 0114 248 0357.

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Education Membership

Choose the membership that fits your organisation. Within Primary, Secondary or College / University there are benefits to support your Rounders activities.

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