Staff profile

Sue Rushton

Sue Rushton

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +44 (0)113 283 7100 ext.367
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Education/Academic qualification

  • PGCE, Leeds Beckett University

  • Master of Arts, Leeds Trinity University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Madeley College of Education


Sue has over 25 years teaching experience as a secondary Physical Education specialist.

Sue's role as Head of Department and Director of Sport at a large Specialist Sports College enabled her to promote physical education and sport to a wide audience.  Sue is keen to use her expertise in Physical Education to develop outstanding teaching and understanding of Physical Education within the school curriculum.  

Sue is a Member of the Association for Physical Education

Teaching and Administration

Programme Leader for:

  • 2 year accelerated BA (Hons) Secondary Education, Physical Education and Sport

  • Foundation Degree: Supporting Learning, Sport, Physical Education and Health.


Primary and Secondary Physical Education Modules

Issues and Leadership in Physical Education

Dissertation supervision


Secondary Link tutor - Physical Education (Schools Direct PGCE)

Verifying Tutor - Physical Education (Assessment Only QTS)

Research interests

Research Interests

Physical Education interventions to raise pupil attainment and achievement.

Primary Physical Education: who is best to deliver High Quality Physical Education?

Primary Phyical Education: the deployment of Teaching Assistants