'An essential read for trainee and newly qualified teachers covering all key areas of the primary curriculum. There is a real sense of experienced and enthusiastic practitioners writing about "what makes good" and why, with lots of clear practical examples of how to put ideas into practice.' - Jackie Keith, Deputy Head and Programme Leader for School Direct, London East Teacher Training Alliance
To be a successful teacher in primary schools you need to have an informed understanding of a wide range of subjects. This book provides clear guidance of good practice teaching different subjects in primary education, informed by current curriculum directions, and full of practical advice for the classroom.
Clear links to the 2014 National Curriculum in England
'In the classroom' examples from schools demonstrate intelligent and engaging ways to teach different subjects
Reflective questions challenge you to critically engage with what you have read and apply it to your own teaching
This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, including university-based (PGCE, BA QTS, BEd), school-based (SCITT, School Direct) and employment-based routes into teaching.
Early years - Sue Fawson Art and design - Christine Hickman Computing and digital literacy - Helen Caldwell and Gareth Honeyford Drama - Jo Barter-Boulton and Jo Palmer English - Gill Chambers, Kate Coleman and Gareth Davies Geography - Ken Bland History - Mary Bracey, Paul Bracey and Sandra Kirkland Languages - Paul Gurton Mathematics - Alice Hansen and Balbir Ahir Music - Carol Wetton Physical education - Emma Whewell, Karen Woolley and Robert Kellam Religious education - Ellie Hill Science - Babs Dore and Lyn Dawes