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An introduction to primary physical education

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Physical education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. This title presents a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of PE in the primary school. It highlights the importance o...

Physical education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. This title presents a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of PE in the primary school. It highlights the importance of PE in the primary curriculum and the key issues facing primary teachers today, such as inclusion, training needs, and creativity.

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Creator
edited by Gerald Griggs
Format
Books
Contributors
Publication
  • First edition
  • London ; New York : Routledge, [2012]
  • ©2012
Physical Details
  • xvii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBNs
9780415613088, 0415613086, 9780415613095, 0415613094, 9780203131886, 0203131886
OCLC
ocn748335497

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Surveying the landscape of primary physical education / Gerald Griggs -- The importance of primary physical education / Ian Pickup -- The challenges and potential within primary physical education / Dominic Haydn-Davies -- The future of primary physical education: a 3-14 developmental and connected curriculum / Mike Jess -- The development of the physical education curriculum in primary schools in the United Kingdom / Sue Chedzoy -- Games in the primary school: they can't catch so what's the point in teaching them to play a game? / Gavin Ward -- Gymnastics in the primary years: the foundation of learning to move with enhanced confidence, competence and imagination / Lawry Price -- Dance teaching and learning possibilities within the early years and primary school context / Rachael Jefferson-Buchanan -- Getting athletics off the track, out the sack and 'back on track' / Gerald Griggs -- Outdoor and adventurous activities: from desks to dens / Nalda Wainwright -- Addressing training and development needs in primary physical education / Jeanne Keay, Jon Spence -- Towards a more inclusive provision / Richard Medcalf -- Placing an importance on health and physical activity / Kristy Howells -- Creative physical education: there is always another way! / Jim Lavin
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