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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 2: How Pupils Learn and Develop
How Pupils Learn and Develop
The previous chapter explored a rationale for the inclusion of physical education within the primary curriculum and provided you with opportunities to reflect upon your own experiences of the subject. If you have taken the opportunity to discuss these experiences with others, you may well have identified similarities and differences in such experiences. These differences may have been related to the activities you had undertaken, or the ways ...