- Subject index
Physical Education is an important part of the primary curriculum and one that provides unique challenges for those involved with its teaching. Teaching Primary Physical Education provides a concise overview of the knowledge, skills and understanding required for the confident teaching of physical education in primary schools.
Author Julia Lawrence offers a balanced and comprehensive overview of the subject, covering issues such as safe practice in PE, inclusion, subject leadership and cross-curricular approaches to physical education supported by an accessible theory-informed approach.
Teaching Primary Physical Education is supported by a companion website http://www.sagepub.co.uk/lawrence, which includes further practical examples of applications, links to relevant literature and teaching resources, offering further student-friendly material for use across different physical disciplines.
This is essential reading for all students studying primary physical education courses including undergraduate, graduate, and employment-based routes into teaching and also for those on Sports Studies courses with a Primary PE component.
Chapter 11: Subject Leadership in Physical Education
Subject Leadership in Physical Education
The Role of Subject Leader
Throughout this book we have looked at the concept of physical education and its practical delivery within the primary school. While it is expected that each class teacher will have responsibility for the lessons they plan and deliver, as the subject leader you will have the responsibility of co-ordinating the day-to-day aspects around the subject. Subject leaders ‘provide professional leadership and management for a subject to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of ...