PG6010: Introduction to Primary Foundation Subjects


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PG6010: Introduction to Primary Foundation Subjects

Module Title Introduction to Primary Foundation Subjects
Module Code PG6010
Module Tutor Kate Thomson
School School of Education
CAT Points 0
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

The unit aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to plan, teach and assess art, DT, geography, history, music, RE, PE and PSHE. This module will be differentiated according to the route students take (3-7 or 5-11).

Indicative Syllabus
Learning Outcomes

A student completing this unit should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the statutory curriculum requirements
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the underlying concepts and principles that define the distinctive nature of the subject and demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject
  3. demonstrate a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, and know how to foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject
  4. select appropriate teaching resources and justify their use in a particular lesson
  5. promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity and set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
  6. plan and teach well-structured lessons and sequences of lessons that promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Learning and Teaching Activities
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, standard written: COURSEWORK
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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