YPO strengthens support for PE association

By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

YPO is thrilled to announce its strengthened support to the Association of Physical Education (afPE) as headline sponsor to its national conference in July.

The event takes place on 4 and 5 July 2017 at St George’s Park in Burton and will attract PE teachers, sports and activity staff from across the country. Key speakers include Britain’s greatest ever female gymnast Beth Tweddle and founder of The Daily Mile Elaine Wyllie.

The event will cover topics to help teachers unlock solutions that will have a positive impact on physical and emotional well-being outcomes for all young people.

YPO’s category buyer for sport, John Healey said: “At YPO, we feel passionate about providing activity and play resources that contribute to a healthy and active nation. afPE is a key strategic partner we’re proud to build on our relationship at the afpe conference in championing the delivery and sustainability of PE, activity and sport within schools.”

afPE’s  chief executive officer Sue Wilkinson said: “We’re delighted to be working with a partner who shares the same values and commitment to PE, school sport and physical activity. YPO is a high quality provider, and as such, we’re proud to have them as our headline sponsor.”

If you’d like to attend the conference or find out more information, please visit the afPE website.