Physical Education PGCE
In this course, particular attention is given to:
• Sport Education;
• Developing effective teaching and learning approaches;
• Planning for teaching;
• Organising and managing the classroom;
• Monitoring and assessing pupils;
• Promoting the use of ICT;
• Teaching for equity and inclusion.
Principles underpinning professional practice are delivered through each of the prescribed areas of activity:
• Athletic Activities;
• Dance Activities;
• Games Activities;
• Gymnastic Activities;
• Outdoor and Adventurous Activities;
• Swimming Activities and Water Safety.
Appropriate attention is also given to the following cross curricular themes:
• Literacy and Numeracy;
• Personal and Social Education;
• Equality of Opportunity/Inclusion.
The course benefits from having well qualified and supportive tutors, who have an excellent blend of teaching experience, expertise in initial teacher education and up to date and relevant knowledge of developments in education and the world of educational research,
Through two small scale research projects you can also gain 60 Masters level credits on this course.
We aim to help you become the best teacher that you can be. This involves developing appropriate professional values, being secure in your knowledge and understanding of PE and understanding how best to turn your subject matter into engaging and challenging forms.
We also wish to develop teachers who are reflective practitioners. As the future generation of teachers, it is important that you are able to evaluate your own practice, seek ways to improve the experience of pupils in your charge, and contribute to the future development and debate surrounding both PE and education in general.
Structure and Assessment
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:
If English is not your first language, the University of Southampton English Language requirements for study apply i.e.TOEFL 600 / computer based 250 or better for IELTS 6.5 or better