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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM053: Primary Teaching and Learning Contextual Studies (School Direct)

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Alexander, R. (ed) (2010) Children, their World, their Education: Final Report and Recommendations of the Cambridge

Primary Review. London: Routledge.

Arthur, J. & Cremin, T. (2014) Learning to Teach in the Primary School (Third Edition). London: Routledge.

Ashley, M. (ed) (1999) Improving Teaching and Learning in the Humanities. London: Fulton

Bates, J. (2011) Education Policy, Practice and the Professional. London: Continuum

Cooper, H. (ed) (2011) Professional Studies in Primary Education. London: Sage.

Cox, S. (2011) New Perspectives in Primary Education: Meaning and Purpose in Learning and Teaching. Maidenhead:

Open University Press.

Cox, S. & Watts, R. (eds.) (2007) Teaching Art and Design 3-11. London: Continuum.

Fisher, R. (2005) Teaching Children to Learn (2nd edition). London: Nelson Thornes.

Galton, M. (2007) Learning and Teaching in the Primary Classroom. London: Sage.

Harlen, W. & Qualter, A. (2014) The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools (Sixth Edition). London: David Fulton


Haylock, D. (2010) Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers, 4th Edition. London: Sage Publications

Hennessy S. (1995) Music 7-11: Developing Primary Teaching Skills. London: Routledge

Martin, C. (2008) Primary Languages: Effective Learning and Teaching. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.

Fisher, R., Jones, S., Larkin, S., Myhill, D. (2010) Using Talk to Support Writing. London: Sage.

Hansen, A. (ed) (2010) Primary Professional Studies. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Pickup. I. & Price, L. (2007) Teaching Physical Education in the Primary School: a Developmental Approach. London: