• Summary
  • Contents
  • 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.

Planning the Learning Experience
Planning the learning experience

Previous chapters have focused on developing your knowledge and understanding of the constituent parts of physical education. This chapter aims to draw these together to provide you with the opportunity to look at how they can be used in the planning of learning experiences, as well as how continuity and progression in the learning experiences of pupils can be achieved. If you have not looked at some of these chapters ...

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