The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


This elective course examines the programming of Team Sports in the Primary K-6 curriculum. Effective coaching strategies will be examined to enhance student performance.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Summer 3 - 2019.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate skill competency relating to a range of team sports;

2. Understand the safety issues affecting primary-aged participation in specific sports;

3. Apply effective coaching principles to correct and extend sports performances;

4. Demonstrate familiarisation with rules and tactics related to various sports;

5. Analyse sports using biomechanical principles.


Major activities may comprise:

  • skills, tactics and safety techniques related to a range of approved sports programmed in NSW primary schools.


To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of

- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or

- 80 units of UoN courses or

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or

- Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assumed knowledge

PUBH2000 (BEHM2000)

Assessment items

Practical Demonstration: Peer Presentation

In Term Test: Exam

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Field Study: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must attend all field study components to pass the course
  • Practical: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass the course