Festival News: Looking ahead to the fourth week of the COVID Recovery Festival

Published: 18 September 2020
Week four of the COVID Recovery Festival is the busiest one so far! It includes sessions linked to disadvantaged pupils, remote learning, PE, physical activity, mental health and educational visits.

The fourth week of the festival is be busiest one so far with seven sessions on offer – see below.

The recordings of the sessions that have already taken place are available on the COVID Recovery Festival website which also includes reflections on the sessions that have taken place. Links to access the sessions below are available from the programme page when you have logged in – as before. Please note that the full presentation for the first session on Monday (about PE) is online to be viewed in advance of the session.

o   Planning, procedures and progress when returning to Physical Education

– Emma Banks & Adam Fuller (Monday 21 September at 10:30am)

** please note that the full presentation for this session is online and should be viewed in advance of the session – it will be recapped at the start of the session **


o   The disadvantage gap: from mitigation to success 

- Marc Rowland (Wednesday 23rd September at 1:00pm)


o   Beyond lockdown: how do we build on what we learnt? 

- Paul Haigh, John Coates & Alastair Gittner (Wednesday 23rd September at 4:00pm)


o   Building confidence for educational visits

- Martin Clist  (Thursday 24th September at 10:00am)


o   Ensuring pupils get their 60 active minutes of physical activity through the school day

– Adam Fuller & Dr Gareth Jones (Thursday 24th September at 1:30pm)


o   Contingency planning: how do we deal with further disruption this year? 

- Paul Haigh, John Coates & Alastair Gittner (Thursday 24th September at 4:00pm)


o   Healthy Minds: sharing school practice

– Zoe Brownlie & colleagues (Friday 25th September at 10:00am)


If you want to access the festival but haven’t requested/received your login yet then contact stephen.betts@learnsheffield.co.uk.

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