15/06/21 – Prioritising children’s physical education in a post-lockdown world

Speakers: Dr Victoria Randall, University of Winchester; Prof. Jeanne Keay, Leeds Beckett University; Dr Andy Davy-Smith, University of Bradford; Kate Thornton-Bousfield, Youth Sport Trust

15 June 2021

All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood

‘Prioritising children’s physical education in a post-lockdown world’

Chair: Steve McCabe MP


  • Dr Victoria Randall, University of Winchester
  • Prof Jeanne Keay, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Leeds Beckett University and incoming Chair of the Assc for Physical Education 
  • Dr Andy Daly-Smith, University of Bradford
  • Kate Thornton-Bousfield, Head of PE and Achievement, Youth Sport Trust

As this was a Zoom meeting we are able to share a recording instead of the usual meeting notes.

You can access the recording via an email request here and download the chatstream here.

Order and Timings:

00:00 Chair’s introduction

02:44 Dr Vicky Randall

10:44 Prof Jeanne Keay

18:24 Dr Andy Daly-Smith – download his research here and watch the video here

26:07 Kate Thornton-Bousfield

31:40 Questions and Discussion

You should also be able to read and follow the chat flow which has further questions and responses.

Links from the chat

Research from Dr Gerald Griggs on Physical Education in the UK: disconnections and reconnections

The Role of High Intensity Interval Training and Critique of Joe Wicks – posted by Dr Vicky Randall