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Basketball curriculum and scheme of learning for upper key stage 2 course

This PE course will help teachers to develop the skills to deliver an engaging and fun basketball scheme of learning for upper key stage 2. Which enable children to participate and develop their metacognition as well as their physical, social, and emotional skills. It looks at the different techniques you can adopt to manage behaviour and delivering an engaging lesson.

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By the end of the course, you’ll feel better prepared to make the most of your PE lessons, so you can get the most out of the children.

  • Developed by professional basketball coaches.

  • In line with Ofsted and the 3 I's for effective curriculum design.

  • Fully face-to-face course and assessment with no time limit.

  • The course teacher will deliver an example session with a class.

  • Approximate Duration: 3 hours during school hours.

  • Place: Participants' school.

  • Cost: Free

Who should take this course?

This course is mainly designed for primary school’s PE teachers/volunteers that work in the London Borough of Hackney. This course can only be requested by the headteacher of the school. It’s designed for those who want to improve the basketball delivery and curriculum in line with Ofsted and the 3 I's for an effective curriculum structure. 

Course content

Introduction to Basketball curriculum

Behaviour management




Basketball fundamentals

Observing an example lesson

Teaching basketball in PE, key learning objectives, and why this course has been developed.

What techniques, rules and exercises can I use to lead the class and minimise behaviour issues in basketball?

What we expect children to learn by the end of the course?

How will you make this happen? What will you be teaching? How will you teach it?

How will you know children are learning?

Basic basketball knowledges and skills to deliver lessons. Practical one-to-one on court (30 min)

Course teacher will deliver an example lesson to a class in the school (60 min)

Aims of the course

By the end of this course, learners will understand:

  • The key skills to deliver a good curriculum for basketball in PE.

  • How to use basketball as a metacognitive strategy.

  • The teaching criteria were designed by professional basketball coaches.

  • The framework and aims of the programme.

  • The different teaching styles they may adopt to lead a class.

  • How to manage behaviours (techniques, rules and exercises)

  • How to engage the class, particularly by delivering fun lessons, setting expectations, and competitions.

  • The essential basketball knowledge to teach basketball.

  • How to teach the correct techniques to develop physical skills such as jumping, passing, running with or without the ball, shooting, dodging, pivoting and marking.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 100%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need.

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