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Curriculum PE

How “deliberate” are we being in improving motor competency?

Physical activity and motor competency (both perceived and actual) have a reciprocal relationship. That means children with higher levels of perceived and actual motor competence are more likely to engage in further physical activity, which, in turn, may lead to further skill development and increased perceived and actual motor competence. The reverse then is also […]

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Curriculum PE Personal Reflection

Is the ‘perfect model’ always perfect? 

This is a story about Greg and ‘the hammer’. But before I get to that story lets start with the perfect model. The perfect model is a mental template of a movement pattern towards which we want all learners to aspire to. As teachers of PE this would be a key area of subject specific […]