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Author Wetton, Pauline.

Title Physical education in the early years / Pauline Wetton
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997


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Description xiii, 175 pages ; 24 cm
Series Teaching and learning in the first three years at school
Teaching and learning in the first three years of school.
Contents 1. How do young children learn to move? The parental role -- 2. Physical Education in pre-school environments -- 3. Nursery class activities for the primary school hall -- 4. Gymnastic activities in Key Stage 1 -- 5. Games in Key Stage 1 -- 6. Dance in Key Stage 1 -- 7. Planning and organisation: Planning the curriculum
Summary This work begins with an overview of the first months of a child's life, with an indication of the major movement milestones which all children should reach before they enter the pre-school phase. The rest of the book gives information about developing children's physical skills in dance, games and gymnastics throughout the pre-school and infant school phase. It also addresses many of the contemporary issues surrounding the delivery of the PE curriculum in schools including the assessment of pupil's performance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-173) and index
Subject Physical education for children -- Curricula -- Great Britain -- Planning.
Physical education for children -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Great Britain.
LC no. 96052979
ISBN 041513529X (alk. paper)