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Physical Education skills at Wymondley are taught through the following content...

 

EYFS

Year 1/2

Year 3/4

Year 5/6

Autumn 1

Ball Skills - Throwing and catching skills 

Yoga

Hockey

Hockey

Hockey

OAA / Yoga

OAA / Yoga

Swimming

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

 

Dance

Football, Hockey, Tag rugby, Netball, Distance running, Dance

Autumn 2

Gymnastics


 

Basketball

Basketball

Basketball

Invasion Games

Swimming

Gymnastics 

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

  

Football, Hockey, Tag rugby, Netball, Dance

Spring 1

Dance

Football

Tag rugby

Football

Dance

Dance / Yoga

Dance / Yoga

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

 

Dance, Gymnastics

Football, Tag rugby, Netball, Dance

Spring 2

Ball Skills

Kicking, dribbling and striking

Tag Rugby

Gymnastics

Tag Rugby

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Lacrosse

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

 

Gymnastics

Football, Tag rugby, Netball, Dance

Summer 1

Games

Striking, net and wall

Yoga

Tennis 

Tennis

Tennis

Yoga

Netball 

Netball

Yoga

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

Athletics

Athletics, Dance

Athletics, Dance, Tennis

Athletics, Dance, Tennis

Summer 2

Athletics - Running, jumping, throwing, participation, competition

Swimming

Athletics

Cricket/Rounders

Cricket/Rounders

Swimming

Athletics

Athletics

Lunchtime

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga

After School

Athletics

Athletics

Athletics, Dance, Tennis

Athletics, Dance, Tennis

 

Enrichment OpportunitiesLinks Across the Curriculum
  

 

Through this content, the children learn and develop the following skills...

 

 Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Year 6
Healthy Body and Mind (Learning for Life)

Awareness of body changes before, during and after exercise.

Awareness of how exercise is important for a healthy body and lifestyle. 

Awareness of how exercise can help support our mental wellbeing.  

Understanding the importance of exercise and sport in social environments.

SwimmingA programme of swimming study delivered by local swimming coaches. An opportunity for all pupils to develop water confidence through a range of exercises, games and drills. Pupils will be taught about water safety and safe self-rescue. They will develop kicking, arm pull and breathing techniques as well as correct body position to improve buoyancy and stroke efficiency and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations. They will swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, use a range of strokes effectively (for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke).

Top-up swimming sessions are provided through the school at Hitchin Swimming centre for those who require them to reach National Curriculum standard.

 

 

 

 

Games Understanding

Begin to apply basic movements in a  range of activities. 

Work individually and with others.  Engage in cooperative physical activities.

Engage in competitive physical activities (both against self and against others) Participate in team games. 

Understand how to use equipment safely.

 

 

Engage in competitive physical activities (both against self and against others). 

Participate in team games. 

Developing simple tactics for attacking and defending. 

Able to reflect on and develop skills to improve. 

Understand how to use equipment  safely.

Pupils are familiar with basic rules of games. They are  beginning to apply them in a range of situations.

Pupils can identify when they are successful and the  next steps in their learning.

Pupils are able to identify the sporting spirit values.  They can give examples of when they could demonstrate  them during a game situation. 

Understand how to use equipment safely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupils are able to show a good understanding of a variety of  games. They can adapt the rules of a game for an intended  purpose.

Pupils are able to assess their own performance and the  performance of others to identify areas for development.

Pupils consistently demonstrate the sporting spirit values  in a range of games situations.

Understand how to use equipment safely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invasion Games

To be confident and keep themselves safe in the space in which an activity/game is being  

played.  

Explore and use skills, actions and  ideas individually and in combination to suit the game that is being played.  

Show ability to work with a partner  in throwing and catching games. 

Choose and use skills effectively for  particular games:  

Throw a ball accurately to a target using increasing control.

Explore throwing and catching in different ways. 

Explore kicking in different ways  

with increasing control.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improve the way they coordinate  and control their bodies in various activities. Remember, repeat and link combinations of skills where necessary.  

Develop basic tactics in simple team games and use them appropriately. Choose use and vary simple tactics.  Catch and control a ball in movement working with a partner or in a small group. 

Take part in games where there is  an opposition.

Decide where to stand during a team game, to support the game.  

Begin to lead others in a simple team game. 

Be able to pass and stop a ball to a  team mate accurately.  

Understand how to intercept a moving ball.

Move with a ball  towards goals with increasing control. Understand their role  as an attacker and as a defender. Move into space to  help support a team. Defend an opponent  and try to win the ball.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pass, receive and shoot  the ball with increasing  control.

Work as part of a team to  keep possession and score goals when attacking. 

Defend one on one and know when and how to win the ball. 

Use simple tactics to help a team score or gain possession.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understand there are  different skills for different situations and begin to use these.

Move into space to help a team. 

Play in a range of positions and know how to contribute when attacking and defending. 

Pass, receive and shoot  the ball with some control under pressure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pass, receive and shoot the  ball with increasing control under pressure. Select the appropriate  action for the situation. Create and use a variety of  tactics to help a team.

Create and use space to help a team.

Select and apply different  movement skills to lose a defender. 

Use marking, and/or interception to improve defending.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net and Wall

To be confident and keep themselves safe in the space in which an activity/game is being  played. Explore and use skills, actions and ideas individually and in combination to suit the game that is being played. Show ability to work with a partner in throwing and catching games.  

Hit a ball with control using an appropriate object.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improve the way they coordinate  and control their bodies in various activities. Remember, repeat and link combinations of skills where necessary. Develop basic tactics in simple team games and use them appropriately. 

Choose use and vary simple tactics.  

Catch and control a ball in movement working with a partner or in a small group.  

Take part in games where there is  an opposition. 

Decide where to stand during a team game, to support the game.  

Begin to lead others in a simple team game. 

To develop hand eye co-ordination to be able to receive and send balls using equipment if appropriate.

Return a ball to a partner. Use basic racket skills. 

Play a range of basic  shots. 

Move quickly around  the court using a variety of movement patterns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To play continuous games. 

Use a range of basic racket skills and variety of shots in different areas of the court. 

Demonstrate good footwork on the court. 

Return to the ready position to defend my own court.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop wider range of skills and begin to use these under some  pressure. 

Select and apply preferred skills with  

increasing consistency. 

Understand the need for  tactics and make decisions about when best to use them.  

Play cooperatively with a  partner.  Demonstrate good footwork to cover a court space in a game situation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use a wider range of skills in game situations. 

Play cooperatively with a  partner / in a team. 

Demonstrate good decision  making when making shots within a game. 

Identify and use a variety of tactics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gymnastics

Explore and perform gymnastic actions (pencil/straight, tuck, star, pike, dish and arch) and still shapes.  

Move confidently and safely in their  own and general space, using change of speed and direction. 

Copy, create and link movement phrases with beginnings, middles and ends.  

Perform movement phrases using a  range of body actions and body parts.  

Explore making their body tense, relaxed, stretched and curled.  

Can they explore different ways of  stretching, balancing, rolling, and travelling.

Remember, repeat and link combinations of gymnastic actions, body shapes and balances with control and precisions. 

Choose, use and vary simple compositional ideas in the sequence they create and  

perform, with moderate control.  

Create routines which have a clear  beginning and ending. 

Work with a partner sharing ideas  and creating a simple sequence.

 

 

 

 

Use a greater number  of their own ideas for movements in response to a task. 

Choose and plan sequences of contrasting actions. 

Complete actions with  increasing balance and control. 

Move in unison with a  partner. 

Choose actions that  flow well into one another. 

Adapt sequences to suit different types of apparatus. 

With help, recognise  how performances  

could be improved.

 

Safely perform balances  individually and with a partner. Plan and perform sequences with a partner that include a change of level and shape.  Understand how body tension can improve the control and quality of their movements. 

Watch, describe and suggest possible improvements to a  

performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create and perform sequences using apparatus, individually and with a partner. 

Use set criteria to make  simple judgments about  performances and suggest ways they could be improved. 

Use canon and synchronisation, and matching and mirroring  

when performing with a partner and a group and say how it affects the performance. 

Use strength and flexibility to improve the quality of a performance.


 

 

Understand what counter balance and counter tension is and show examples with a partner. 

Combine and perform gymnastic actions, shapes and balances with control and fluency. 

Create and perform sequences using compositional devices to 

improve the quality. 

Suggest changes and use feedback to improve a sequence.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance

Explore movement ideas and respond imaginatively to a range of stimuli.  

Move confidently and safely in their  own general space using changes of speed level and direction. 

Compose and link movements to make simple beginnings, middles and ends. 

Perform movement phrases using a  range of body actions and body parts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore, remember, repeat and link a range of actions with coordination, control and awareness of the expressive qualities of dance.  

Explore the change of rhythm, speed, level and direction. 

Compose and perform short dances that express and communicate moods, ideas and feelings choosing and varying  

simple compositional ideas.

 

 

 

Create dance phrases that communicate ideas.∙ 

Create dance phrases  with a partner and in a small group using canon and unison. 

Repeat, remember and perform these phrases in a dance. 

Use dynamic and expressive qualities in relation to an idea. 

Use counts to keep in  time with a group and the music. 

Recognise and talk about the movements used and the expressive qualities of dance.

Respond imaginatively to a  range of stimuli related to  character and narrative.

Use simple motifs and movement patterns to structure dance phrases on my own, with a partner  and in a group. 

Use formation, canon and  unison to develop a dance. 

Refine, repeat and remember dance phrases and dances. 

Perform dances clearly and fluently. 

Describe, interpret and  evaluate dance, using appropriate language.

Adapt and refine actions,  dynamics and relationships in a dance.

Perform different styles  of dance clearly and fluently. 

Recognise and comment  on dances, showing an understanding of style. 

Suggest ways to improve  their own and other people’s work.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work creatively and  

imaginatively individually,  with a partner and in a group to choreograph motifs and structure simple dances. 

Adapt and refine actions,  dynamics and relationships to improve a dance. 

Choreograph a dance using  props. 

Perform dances fluently and with control. 

Use appropriate language to  evaluate and refine their own and others’ work.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Striking and Fielding Games  

Use overarm and underarm throwing, and catching skills. 

Begin to strike a bowled ball after a bounce. 

Bowl a ball towards a  target. 

Develop an understanding of  

tactics and begin to use them in game situations.

Use overarm and underarm throwing, and catching skills with increasing  accuracy. 

Strike a bowl and ball after a bounce. 

Bowl a ball with some accuracy, and consistency. 

Choose and use simple tactics for different situations.

To sometimes strike a  bowled ball. 

Begin to develop a wider  range of skills and use these under some pressure. 

Use tactics effectively in a competitive situation.


 

 

 

 

Strike a bowled ball with  increasing consistency. 

Use some tactics in the game as a batter, bowler and fielder. 

Select the appropriate action for the situation.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Athletics  

Run at fast, medium  and slow speeds. 

Use different take off and landings when jumping. 

Develop jumping for  distance and height. 

Take part in a relay  activity, remembering when to run and what to do. 

Throw a variety of objects, changing my  

action for accuracy and distance. 

Record my distances,  numbers and times.

Demonstrate the difference between sprinting and running over varying distances. 

Demonstrate different  throwing techniques. 

Jump for distance and height with control and balance. 

Throw with some accuracy  and power into a target area.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose the best pace for  a running event. 

Perform a range o jumps  showing some technique. 

Show control at take-off  in jumping activities. 

Show accuracy and good  technique when throwing for distance. 

Understand how stamina  and power help people to perform well in different athletic activities. 

Lead a partner through  short warm-up routines.

Select and apply the best  pace for a running event. 

Exchange a baton with success. 

Perform jumps for height and distance using good technique. 

Show accuracy and good  technique when throwing for distance. 

Lead a small group through a short warm-up routine.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OAA  

To follow and give  instructions.

Communicate ideas  

and listen to others. 

Work with a partner  

and a small group. Plan  

and attempt to apply  

strategies to solve problems. 

Reflect on when and  why I was successful at solving challenges. 

Developing basic map  reading skills.

Accurately follow and give  instructions. 

Work effectively with a  partner and a small group

Identify key symbols on a  map and use a key to help  navigate around a grid. 

Plan and apply strategies.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Reflect on when and how  they were successful at  solving challenges, and  alter methods in order to  improve.

Work effectively with a  partner and a small group, sharing ideas and agreeing on a team strategy. 

Use critical thinking to  approach a task. 

Navigate around a course using a map.

Work effectively with a  partner and a group.

Use critical thinking to form  ideas. 

Pool ideas within a group,  selecting and applying the  best method to solve a problem 

Reflect on why and how they are successful at solving challenges and adapt methods in order to improve. 

Orientate and map efficiently to navigate around a course.

 

 

 

 

PE in Action at Wymondley...

 

    
    
    
    
    
    
    

 

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