Special Schools – PE – Changing the Rules

Pupils learn to become team leaders and peer mentors The series exploring developments in special schools for those who work in them and those engaged within the issues, including special needs into mainstream education.

At Marjorie McClure Special School, pupils are involved in planning PE lessons, adapting the equipment and rules whist learning how to become team leaders.

Award-winning advanced skills teacher Guy Wilkins offers insights into the benefits of PE with secondary pupils, focusing on peer tutoring, evaluation and cross-curriculum opportunities. Pupils gain self-esteem from the activities achieving their personal goals.

Local trainee teachers attend these lessons where the pupils demonstrate how they are working to ensure inclusion in a range of PE activities.

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