TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL
This is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the teaching and learning of physical education in the primary school.
This is a natural follow on to the successful Teaching Physical Education 5-11
- Combining theory with practice making, it is an ideal handbook for students on ITT courses at undergraduate and PGCE level as well as supporting the CPD of in-service teachers
- Covers all six National Curriculum PE programmes of study (games, dance, gymnastics, outdoor activities, athletics, aquatic sports) and helps teachers to plan, teach and assess in each of these areas
- Contains specific discussion of key issues within PE today, including inclusion, gender, gifted and talented and SEN
This is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the teaching and learning of physical education in the primary school. By taking a developmental approach, readers are encouraged to plan lessons that are individually relevant, worthwhile and exciting for children, and to ensure that learning is at the heart of the physical education experience.
In addition to covering all activity areas of the physical education curriculum, the authors provide guidance to ensure that the subject is planned, delivered, assessed and managed effectively. Teachers are encouraged to consider a range of issues that impact on subject delivery, and reflect on strategies and skills required for effective subject leadership.
This book is invaluable reading for all in-service and trainee primary teachers, and those who work within wider school sports partnerships. It provides a theoretical and practical focus for those wishing to deliver high quality physical education in the primary school.