The Really Useful Physical Education Book: Learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range

2nd Edition

Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

Published November 14, 2016
Reference - 270 Pages - 57 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138187153 - CAT# Y226198
Series: The Really Useful

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The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers support, guidance and practical ideas for effective, innovative and imaginative physical education lessons. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory, this second edition is fully updated in line with the National Curriculum for Physical Education at Key Stages 3 and 4 and provides a wide range of high-quality lessons alongside engaging teaching examples and methodologies.

With an emphasis on inclusive physical education, it highlights the ways in which schools can re-design the curriculum to ensure maximum enjoyment for all pupils. Key topics covered include:
• Planning, progression and assessment
• Health and safety issues
• Inclusive track and field athletics
• Adapting activities to support SEND
• Swimming and water-based activities
• Alternative activities including street-surfing and combat sports
• Introducing dance into the curriculum
• Enjoyable gymnastics for physical literacy
• On-site adventurous activities
• Values-based teaching
• Teaching accredited awards
• Using new and emerging technologies
The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers essential advice and inspiration for both trainee and practising teachers responsible for the 11–16 age range. It is a must-read for all those who want to make their lesson inclusive and fun whilst promoting a healthy lifestyle and enthusiasm for lifelong activity.


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