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Primary PE Assessment - Help please!

Discussion in 'Physical education' started by annagriffin, Apr 30, 2019.

  1. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

    I'm trained as a secondary PE teacher and stopped teaching before the 2014 Curriculum was implemented. I'm now back in the classroom - but with smaller kids and am a bit lost as to the expectations for assessment. Can anyone point me in the right direct...and quick!!!! Many thanks, in advance.
  2. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Star commenter

  3. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

  4. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Star commenter

    In terms of the expectations? Many Primary schools I've been in don't seem to do much in the way of formally recorded assessment of PE. I guess the questions is who is going to be doing the assessment, and who is the assessment for?
  5. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

    Yes - that's what I'm concerned about! As a qualified teacher, I've always used assessment to develop the individual and to shape future planning. As a parent - I also want to know how my child is getting on!
  6. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Star commenter

    Primary teacher's will still use formative assessment (most of the time) to inform what the children learn and help them move on. It just doesn't tend to be tracked to the nth degree like Maths or English. It's the same story in Computing, and DT, and Art, and....
  7. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

    OK - thanks for taking the time to reply!
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  8. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Our PE specialist teacher gave us a chart which had objectives to be ticked.
    It was a professionally produced one from a company and when completed the children could apply for certificates level 1 / 2 etc. I'm retired now and can't immediately remember who produced them
  9. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

    Thank you x
  10. robertpokorny

    robertpokorny New commenter

  11. annagriffin

    annagriffin New commenter

    Great link - thank you!
  12. circuskevin

    circuskevin Established commenter

    Don't forget to teach them toothbrush twirling!

    Must go and pack mine for a playscheme tomorrow.

  13. rhodes94

    rhodes94 New commenter

    I currently teach PE at a primary school in Leeds and use spiral PE www.spiralpe.co.uk

    You can do you assessments thought the platform and you get 38 week lesson plans for every year group.

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