Val Sabin Publications
The originator of teaching manuals for Physical Education, Val Sabin Publications are used in a wide range of Early Years settings and schools all over the UK.
Many partnerships have provided sets of manuals for their families of schools and received training in the different areas of Early Years physical development, Gymnastics, Games, Dance, Athletics, Positive Play, Warm-ups, Activate, Administration, policy and standards, and Key Stage 2 - 3 transition.
Val Sabin, DIP.PE, BED.Hons., MA
Val Sabin initially trained as a Physical Education Specialist at Bedford College and has worked with children of all ages, students and teachers for over 35 years on all aspects of Physical Education. Val is internationally known for the quality of her teaching and her ability to enthuse. Many children taught by Val have succeeded in team and individual competition at local, regional and national levels. Val Sabin was a teacher, a Head of Department, and Advisory Teacher and consultant in Northamptonshire, a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education at De Montfort University in Bedford, is the author of over 40 teaching manuals and has been an OFSTED Inspector for both Secondary and Primary phases. Currently her main work is as Consultant, Advisor and Trainer delivering gymnastics, games, dance, athletics, Positive Play, PE Administration, Activate and Action Kids Foundation Stage physical development with fun courses for teachers and teacher trainers throughout the UK.
Where are we?
Val Sabin Publications are based in Northampton right in the heart of England and we offer National Training courses at various sites in Northampton. At present our Head Office is at 125 Harlestone Road, Northampton, NN5 6AA.
Suggested Routes to Head Office
» From the North (travelling South)
Exit M1 at junction 16 and head LEFT towards Northampton. Bear left at 1ST roundabout then 1st LEFT at 2nd roundabout (Access Self Storage is on your left).
Go straight over mini-roundabout and straight over 3 sets of traffic lights.
At the next roundabout turn LEFT slowly and our gates are immediately on your LEFT.
» Alternative Route
Exit M1 at junction 18 (Crick), follow A428 to Northampton (through Crick, West Haddon, etc.) Pass through Harlestone, you are now on Harlestone Road. Follow the Road passing on your left; Harlestone Firs, Lodge Farm industrial estate. 125 Harlestone Road is on the corner of the first roundabout on the right hand side (see map 2)
» From the South (Travelling North)
Exit M1 at junction 15a and head towards Northampton. Go straight over all roundabouts until you reach the roundabout with Sixfields stadium on the right. Continue straight over that roundabout and the following mini roundabout, then through 3 sets of traffic lights. At the next roundabout turn LEFT slowly and our gates are immediately on your LEFT.
» From the West
Locate the M1 junction 15a or 16 or 18 then follow directions as above (From the South).
» From the East
Locate the M1 junction 15a or 16 or 18 then follow directions as previous (From the South).
» From the East
Travel onto the dual carriageway A45 ring road and follow it round to the west side of Northampton then turn right at a roundabout where it joins with the A43. Go straight over three roundabouts and straight through three sets of lights and up a small hill to Bants Lane Roundabout. Turn slowly left and keep indicating left, as you turn left into our gates almost immediately.
Plan your route using the map
If you would like to plan your route using the map below, click on the Val Sabin Publications and Training Logo Marker and click the "Get Directions to us!" link in the information window that appears. A new window will open and allow you to enter your departure point. After a few moments your directions will be calculated and listed on the left while the map displays the entire route on the screen.