PGCE - Primary - Physical Education Specialism at University of Worcester - UCAS

Course summary

Incorporate your passion for physical education with training to teach by studying a PGCE Primary with PE at Worcester. We are rated as an outstanding institution to train by OFSTED. Feedback from OFSTED reported that: **“The university is an exciting and inspiring place for trainee primary teachers to study. “ “Trainees are capable and confident practitioners by the time they complete their courses.” “Subject leaders are experts in their fields. They have designed a programme of study that successfully deepens trainees’ knowledge of the national curriculum and, at the same time, develops trainees’ ability to teach. As a result, trainees build a secure understanding of each subject in the primary curriculum and know how to teach these subjects well.”** The postgraduate course is taught by academic staff whose active and extensive research enables you to encounter the importance of teaching physical education in the primary school setting. At Worcester, you will be provided the opportunity to experience the teaching industry through multiple placements in a variety of contrasting school environments throughout the year. While gaining a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), you will develop your skills in becoming a skilled primary teacher with particular expertise in physical education, empowering you to carry forward the importance of PE into the lives of future learners. Key features

  • The Primary PGCE with PE is an initial teacher training and education programme, designed to empower you to become a confident and competent qualified teacher
  • With 60 credits at Masters level a Primary PGCE with PE can take you anywhere, from Masters study to a job on the other side of the world
  • The Primary PGCE with PE explores pedagogy, practice and wider issues of education and society, enhancing your prospects as a practitioner and potentially a future leader in the profession
  • We have a strong partnership with our schools and organise placements for you in supportive environments, with access to expert colleagues and mentors to support you in completing your initial teacher training and gaining qualified teacher status through experiential learning
  • Take part in collaborative research with schools to develop practice and enhance children's learning of and love for Physical Education
  • Explore PE specific theory and pedagogy such as Motivational Climate, Games Based Approaches, Physical Literacy and Sport Education
  • Enhance your skills and knowledge as a PE leader by exploring approaches to leadership that aim to transform Primary PE
  • Peer teaching and feedback opportunities embedded across the course


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PGCE - Primary - Physical Education Specialism at University of Worcester - UCAS