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Kath Ezzeldin

Programme Lead – BA ITT Primary

Kath Ezzeldin

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Kath Ezzeldin is the subject lead for BA Primary Education with QTS and the Education Foundation Year. She is a senior lecturer specialising in primary physical education.  Kath teaches on the primary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She has a BA (Hons) in Sports Science and History from Loughborough University, a PGCE and a MA in Education. Kath is a senior fellow of the HEA.

Kath joined St Mary’s in 2005 after teaching in schools in Surrey and West London during which time she also took on the roles of head of year, head of department and head of faculty. She was a foundation governor of a local primary school for 12 years and spent two years as the chair of governors.

Kath is passionate about teaching and learning, particularly the teaching of high quality primary physical education. She has wide experience of delivering continuing professional development (CPD) courses, including the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF) and as a tutor for the Youth Sport Trust.


Research profile



  • Ayres, M. Ezzeldin, K and Pearson, J. (2012). Development of a Teaching Games for Understanding Community of Practice. 5th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference.
  • Almond, L, Ayres, M and Ezzeldin, K. (2013). Developing a Collaborative Network of University Centres to Promote Innovation and Sustainable Change in the Teaching of Games - Stimulating Teachers to enegage in practice related research. AISEP Physical Education and Sport Conference: Challenging the Future. Warsaw
  • Almond, L., Pot, N., Ezzeldin, K and Ayres, M. (2015). An alternative Pedagogical Framework to developing FMS. 1st International Congress on Children's Physical Activity and Sport. Leige

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