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Teaching Primary Physical Education

Teaching Primary Physical Education

Second Edition

November 2017 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Physical education is an important part of the primary curriculum and one that provides unique challenges for those involved with its teaching. This book offers a balanced and comprehensive overview of the subject, covering issues such as safe practice in PE, inclusion, subject leadership and cross-curricular approaches supported by an accessible theory-informed approach.

This second edition includes:

·         Links to the new National Curriculum in England

·         Each chapter mapped against the Teachers’ Standards

·         A new chapter on physical literacy and development in the early years and primary ages

·         A new chapter on health-focused education and the contribution of PE

·         Added case studies in every chapter

·         Enhanced coverage of assessment in PE

 This book includes a companion website with additional resources!

Why Physical Education?
How Pupils Learn and Develop
Planning the Learning Experience
Developing Motor Competencies
Developing Knowledge, Skills and Understanding Across Areas of Activity
Inclusion in Physical Education
Approaches to the Teaching of Physical Education
Safe Practice in Physical Education
Health and Wellbeing
Promoting Physical Education Across the Curriculum
Physical Education and the Wider Community
Subject Leadership in Physical Education

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