Michael Cummings Ha! in the peer assessment I put in the badminton not quidditch. Instead of stating did the student take care of their racquet, it should ... – Jun 15, 4:18 AM
Dr Alison Murray Thanks for this. I enjoyed the holistic approach which will serve as a super foundation for educators of primary physical education to plan cross-curriluar learning ... – Jun 05, 2:08 PM
Queenie Pickering good to know but what to do if you don't have access to a gym or covered area? What is an alternative? – Apr 05, 8:44 PM
Handball is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting sports making the transition from London 2012 Olympics to Secondary School’s Physical Education curriculum. Its highly competitive energetic nature coupled with its novelty promotes coeducation and accessibility to all pupils regardless of skill level. So are the primary Schools missing a trick with its absenteeism from many school’s curriculum and could it be the missing ‘games’ answer to teaching multi skills, traditionally taught through tasks rather than competitive play? Will pupils still develop rudimentary skills but in a more varied competitive and active environment? Teaching Mini Handball in primary schools would develop fundamental motor skills including running, jumping, throwing, catching and balance as well as perceptual skills like decision making and aiming and has the potential for motor skills to positively transfer across to numerous other sports. With its basic rules and few restrictions, pupils promotes creativity whilst developing social skills...
A selection of handball resources that could be used to assist lesson planning or as student resources. Suitable for both key stage three and key stage four age groups. The resources consist of practice and drill ideas, rules, and umpiring signals as well as court dimensions and tactical objectives of specific positions.