"Metcalf Multisports are a highly professional and well skilled provider of curriculum PE and extra-curricular Sport in schools. The company is extremely well led by its director, Ashley Metcalf, who communicates with our school proficiently and regularly to ensure that Metcalf Multisports provide the best service possible. Two of the company’s coaches, Michael Spierin and Oli Brewin, have built up excellent working relationships with both the staff and children alike. They are always punctual, reliable, smart, and perhaps most importantly, flexible. Their expertise means that they provide high quality PE lessons and extra-curricular clubs that the children thoroughly enjoy and get the most out of."
"Ashley Metcalf has worked at Sileby Redlands Primary school for the past three years, in this time he has become an invaluable member of staff, liked and respected by both staff and children. He conducts himself in the utmost professional manner and all of his activities have the development of children's sporting skills at the very core. His knowledge and skill set are excellent and the standards in PE under his direction have shown accelerated progress. Ashley understands what it is like to work in a Primary school, not only is he flexible and adaptable to last minute changes to the school day but he is also motivated and enthusiastic to be a part of the school team - both teaching and support staff, often supporting other events that take place at school. Ashley ensures that assessments are always current and are communicated to staff on a regular basis, giving teaching staff the essential information to produce their tracking systems.
Ashley liaises closely with the school's PE Lead Teacher to produce detailed lesson plans that match the agreed scheme of work. Ashley will also ensure that our school teams are always represented at local and Leicestershire based events. Ashley will also work beyond the school day to support our teams across a variety of sports - through after school clubs he will train and coach our teams but will also offer a variety of taster sports in his multi-sport sessions for children from EYFS through to Year 6, Metcalf Multisports are a great asset to our school - Ashley brings fun and laughter to all his sessions and the children absolutely adore him.
Ashley and his team are highly recommended and are able to cater for any of your Primary PE Curriculum needs; we anticipate continuing to use Ashley and his team for the considerable future to bring PE alive for the children of Redlands Primary School"
"Thythorn Field Primary School has employed Mr Ashley Metcalf and his excellent sports coaches for the last two years, this being our third year (2014/15) of partnership. Mr Metcalf and his coaches cover PPA throughout the school working from Foundation Stage to Year 5, delivering high quality PE lessons.
They run a range of sporting clubs and afterschool activities, where they have an excellent rapport with the children, engage children of all sporting backgrounds and abilities in fun and exciting sports challenges, maximising their skills and potential. This is a professional team which I am happy to recommend. Mr Metcalf is high approachable and supportive of staff and myself, the headteacher."
"Metcalf Multisports run Holiday Sports Clubs throughout the year - using the site and facilities at Redlands Primary. Ashley and his team will always provide a value for money experience in which children have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports through games and tournaments. The children are always on the go and show great enthusiasm for the activities provided. There is no doubt about it, Metcalf Multisports Holiday Clubs are fun for all and are packed with fun activities in which the children will always leave with a sense of accomplishment and pride - it is no surprise that children come back for more and more!
Ashley and his team have always been courteous and respectful when using our site and will always ensures that the site is left fit for purpose. Ashley communicates extremely effectively with parents and will ensure that all administration is covered by himself and his team. I couldn't recommend Metcalf Multisports highly enough."
"At Stonebow we employ a sports coach through Metcalf Multisports and we are extremely happy with their provision of curriculum PE, CPD and extra-curricular sport. Ashley Metcalf, the company director, is very efficient and communicates regularly with our school to ensure the highest quality of PE is delivered. One of the company’s coaches, Oli Brewin has made a positive impact at our school in just a short space of time. Oli has built up great working relationships with the staff and children and is a well-respected member of our team. He consistently delivers high quality PE lessons during PPA sessions, which are well planned and delivered. He also works alongside our teaching staff during PE lessons to provide further CPD to improve the quality of PE teaching at our school. All teachers who have worked with Oli have praised his dynamic lessons and role as a mentor. As well as curriculum teaching, Oli delivers a range of sports clubs, which the children thorough enjoy. As a result, we have recently seen a big increase in the number of children participating in extra-curricular clubs. Oli also uses effective assessment tools to assess the childrens’ progress towards the standards outlined in the New National Curriculum. He uses these assessments to inform subsequent lessons which he adapts to suit the needs of all children."
"We have been working with Metcalf Multisports for over a year, during this time they have provided high quality PPA cover and coaching support for teaching staff. Metcalf Multisports also provide a wide range of extracurricular clubs, which our pupils enjoy. Clubs are seasonal and build on pupils’ interests, reflected by the high rates of attendance. Lunchtime coaching has also been very successful and led to our pupils taking on additional responsibilities as Sports Leaders providing activities for younger pupils.
Taught sessions are well planned and link to the new national Curriculum and our schemes of work, assessment from coaches is ongoing and informative, linking in to our new assessment system. All coaches are always very punctual and conduct themselves in a very professional manner, following school procedures and relating to pupils in a highly positive way, offering praise and encouragement.
Classroom management and organisation is well focused and ensures sessions are highly productive, engaging and challenging for pupils. Ashley holds regular meetings at school, to plan for the upcoming term as well as offering specialist sports days and events to enhance the school’s PE provision. He has a clear understanding of what constitutes high quality PE in a primary school, demonstrated by the quality of observed sessions.
I am delighted to provide this reference for Ashley and Metcalf Multisports and unreservedly recommend them and their coaching expertise."