Lou Riddoch – Bath Spa University

Personal statement

Lou is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education within the School of Education. In addition to her teaching responsibilities on the course, she has a key role in linking with school mentors, supporting trainees on placement and interviewing prospective trainees.

Over a number of years Lou held PE specific roles in a local secondary school as Curriculum Team Leader for PE and Director of Sport & Science Specialism, before moving to a whole school role as Director of SMSC.

Lou is passionate about the role PE has to play on the health and well-being of young people. In the lead up to the London 2012 Games, her passion for embedding the Olympic and Paralympic Values as whole school values had a major impact on the ethos of local schools and the community.

Academic qualifications

  • B.Ed (Hons) in Physical Education
  • PGCLTHE

Professional memberships

  • Fellow - Higher Education Academy

Contact Lou about

  • Leading a healthy lifestyle
  • Local sports provision

Areas of expertise

  • Physical Education
  • Health & Well-being
  • PSHE
  • Adaptive Teaching
  • Physical Literacy.

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