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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.

Promoting Physical Education Across the Curriculum
Promoting physical education across the curriculum

Previous chapters have looked at the role of physical education in developing pupils’ competences across a range of physical activities. However, in defining physical education in Chapter 1, we acknowledged that physical education was more than just being physically active. Chapter 2 looked at the processes associated with learning and how physical education may contribute to an individual's development across the different learning domains. The purpose of this chapter is to draw ...

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