Dr Peter King

Dr Peter King

Senior Lecturer, Education and Childhood Studies

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602314

Email address

Inpatient Bay - 126
First Floor
Haldane Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Pete King has a PhD in Childhood Studies from Swansea University and is the programme manager for the MA Developmental and Therapeutic Play and MA Childhood Studies Programmes.  Pete’s research has been published both nationally and internationally and current book, ‘The Play Cycle:  Theory, Research and Application’, incorporates both current theory and research of the Play Cycle.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Play
  • Playwork
  • Childhood Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Mixed Method Research

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Teaching interests are play, playfulness and playwork and research methods.