A models based approach to PE: TGfU

drowningintheshallow

My last ‘models based approached to PE’ showed how we had implemented Sport Education into our KS4 Curriculum with a particular focus on developing student leadership. This post will focus on showing how we have implemented a Teaching Games for Understanding approach to introducing Year 7s to rugby.

Why did we adopt a TGfU?

In some ways I’m very lucky at the school I’m at. One main reason is the time given to PE at Year 7. We have 4 hours timetabled lessons a week and frankly, no offence to my Primary School colleagues, but they desperately need it. Our Year 7 curriculum isn’t very broad, we tend to go deeper in our major sports of rugby, football and cricket that we play competitively. (Don’t worry they also get gymnastics, dance, swimming, badminton, Health Related Exercise and athletics as well!) We try to build physical literacy through playing these three…

View original post 1,245 more words

Advertisements

About teachingbattleground

I teach
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s