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
Here are a few worksheets for non-participants to complete. I have used them a number of times now to good effect. I have had pupils fill them in during the lesson and then had them feedback or ask questions to the pupils taking part as a plenary exercise.
Four swimming resource cards covering each stroke. They can be used as coaching aids for non-participants or for teaching point reminders for pupils. Each card describes the arm action, leg action, body position and timing for each swimming stroke.
A third of children in England cannot swim by the time they leave primary school, according to research from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). The research suggests many non-swimmers have never had a school swimming lesson despite its being part of the national curriculum for 7 to 11 year olds. The ASA states that ‘swimming is the only curriculum subject that saves lives’. The Department for Education said schools must provide lessons and pupils must be taught to swim 25m unaided. The researchers for ASA and cereal company Kellogg’s, sponsors of the association’s swimming awards, set out to find out what proportion of 11 year olds achieved the national curriculum swimming target of being able to swim 25m by the time they left primary school. Only 35 local authorities in England – around a quarter of those contacted – gave full responses to Freedom of Information requests from the team,...