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Dr Victoria Randall was a teacher and subject leader for physical education working across primary, secondary, state and independent schools before moving into initial teacher education. Since joining the University of Winchester in 2012, she has supported over 20 partnership primary schools in developing teachers’ professional knowledge and assisted in the development of curriculum programmes.

Vicky has contributed to national groups including the Department for Education formed Expert Subject Advisory Group and continues to remain active in supporting initial teacher education at a national level. As a teacher educator and researcher, Vicky is passionate about contributing to a vibrant community of teacher educators, through strong links with local and national partners. 

Higher Education Teachng Qualification: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Areas of expertise

  • Physical Education
  • Curriculum design
  • Teacher Education


  • Randall, V and Cale, L. (2016) ’The Expert Physical Education Advisory Group’ Physical Education Matters, 11 (1) p.17
  • Report with ESAG (2016). ‘Generation Next: The preparation of pre-service teachers post 2012’ ESAG, 1 (1)
  • Randall, V. (2015) ‘Professional Knowledge - Challenge and opportunity for primary physical education’ Physical Education Matters, 10 (1) p.60-63.
  • (Victoria Randall) Expert Group (2015) ‘Guidance on Assessment: National Curriculum 2014 Physical Education Expert Group’ Physical Education Matters 10 (1) p.10 -13
  • Haydn-Davies, D and Randall, V (2012) ‘The Olympic and Paralympic Games: a mathematical legacy?’ Primary Mathematics, 16 (1) p.10-13
  • Haydn-Davies, D., Randall, V., & Shaughnessy, J (2010) ‘Maths and physical education in primary education - more than just counting beanbags’ Primary Mathematics 14, p.24-28
  • Report with TOP Foundation (2011) ‘The Role and Responsibility of Physical Education: Latest Thinking Relating to Child Development and the Understanding of UK Childhood Environments’ London: TOP Foundation
  • Randall, V. (2009) ‘A reflection on curriculum changes to physical education at KS3’ [online]. E-Qualitas. 
  • Randall, V. (2009) ‘A learning-focused approach to teaching within physical education’ [online]. E-Qualitas. 
  • Crago, K; Randall, V (2007). UNL Key Stage 2 resource [online]. [CD Rom]. Leeds: Coachwise. Available from: UNL.
  • Crago,K; Randall, V (2005). UNL Key Stage 3 resource [online]. [CD Rom]. Leeds: Coachwise. Available from: UNL.


  • Randall, V and Clark, R. (2016) ‘Not Taking Knowledge for Granted’. Presentation given at 7th TEAN Conference: Cultivating Learning, Aston University, Birmingham 
  • Randall, V, and Richardson A and Clark R. (2016) ‘Generation Next’. Presentation was given at the Annual PE ITTE Network Conference, University of Wolverhampton
  • Randall V. (2016) ‘Developing Pedagogy in Primary Physical Education’ Invited presenter at the North East Physical Education Conference, Durham Leadership Centre  
  • Randall, V (2015) ‘Moving Forward Becoming a Primary Physical Educator: Sourcing professional knowledge and competence’, Paper presented at AIESEP International Conference, Universidad Europea, Madrid  
  • Chair: Westminster Briefing. PE and Sport Premium: Allocating Resources & Increasing Participation in School Sport (2015), America Square Conference Centre, London 
  • Randall, V (2014) ‘Becoming a primary physical educator’ Presentation given at AfPE Annual PE ITTE Network Conference, University of Wolverhampton
  • Randall V, Kaitell, and Davies R. (2014) ‘Moving together towards 2014: Launch of the PE Expert Group’ Presentation given at Annual PE ITTE Network Conference, University of Wolverhampton 
  • Randall, V (2013) ‘Primary Physical Education: Current Context’ Key note presentation given at Wiltshire Head Teachers' Conference, Wilton, Salisbury 
  • Randall, V (2013) ‘The Importance of Teacher Education: A critical discussion on policy reform relating to 2010 White Paper and its implications for preparing teachers’. Paper given at, We need to talk about teaching: education policy and practice after two and a half years of the Coalition government, King's College, London 
  • Randall, V., Kaitell, E and Clark, R (2013) ‘Towards a unified approach to primary initial teacher training and education (ITTE)’. Presentation was given at Annual PE ITTE Network Conference, University of Wolverhampton
  • Randall, V (2013) ’Constructing Initial Teacher Education’ Presentation given at, University of Latvia Student Conference, University of Latvia 
  • Randall, V (2013) ‘Ideology and Models of Professional Learning: The Voice of the Teacher Educator’. Presentation was given at  4th TEAN conference, Aston University, Birmingham 
  • Randall, V and Rose, D (2010) ‘Distance learning by webcam: Creating a flatter world or just a bumpier ride?’ Paper presented at Tunku Abdul Rahman College International Conference, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur
  • Haydn-Davies, D., Kaitell, E., Randall, V. and Spence, J. (2010) The importance of goats in primary initial teacher education: a case study in physical education, Draft paper presented at British Educational Research Conference, Warwick University
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