Visual impairment can, in extreme cases, be a strong deterrent to participation in physical activity and PE. Impairments can range from pupils requiring glasses right up to those with a complete loss of sight.
Here are some suggestions of adaptations that PE teachers can implement to adjust their lessons and fully include visually impaired students.
Long distance running - that track stretches out in front of even the most able of students. To improve and gain confidence, students need focus, goals and strategies.
But what are the best strategies for long distance track races? Is it just about training and ability or is there anything that you can do to achieve better performances through tactical race management?
Penalty corners are frequently given in hockey matches when a defender fouls an attacking player within the 25-yard area, so it is an area that many coaches focus on in training to help the team prepare for this set play.
Physical education (PE) staff play an important role in the health and well-being of children and young people. However, they can also be at risk of burnout and stress.
The Department for Education recently proposed a new plan to deliver high-quality PE and sport for all pupils. This should allow more support for teachers and students regarding their physical education.
After a half-term break, students may be feeling a bit sluggish and out of sorts. It's important to find ways to re-engage them in PE and get them excited about learning again.
Physical education can be an inclusive and inviting way to raise engagement for students for their academic and personal development. It’s important to mix activities up to keep interest high when PE lessons are taking place. Here are a few ideas you could use to keep your lessons engaging when students return from half-term:
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