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Arboretum Overview (2014 Curriculum)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

Physical education at Arboretum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. It provides opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Children compete in sport and other activities which build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.

 

Aims

The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
  • are physically active for sustained periods of time
  • engage in competitive sports and activities
  • lead healthy, active lives.

 

 

Knowledge

of running, jumping, catching and throwing

of balance, agility and co-ordination

of flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance

of attacking and defending games

of dance

of competitive games

of swimming and water safety

Skills

Independence

Co-operation

Application

Combination

Communication

Working with others to gain insight and give/receive feedback

Improving own learning – acting upon advice and feedback

Understanding

Critical thinking, including:

analysis

reflectiveness

 

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Skills

 

To be able to perform basic movements (running, jumping, hopping etc.)

 

To be able to throw and catch a beanbag

 

To be able to send an object by rolling it with some accuracy

 

 

 

To be able to throw and catch a small ball

 

To be able to send an object with accuracy by rolling it

 

To start to develop spatial awareness within a game situation

 

 

 

To be able to send and receive an object with accuracy

 

To be able to keep possession of an object when not under pressure

 

To be able to strike a ball

 

To begin to develop fielding skills

 

 

 

To be able to send and receive an object within a game situation to keep possession of the object

 

To be able to use any piece of equipment to send an object accurately

 

To be able to strike a ball accurately

 

To be able to field within a game situation

 

 

 

 

To be able to send and receive an object and use it to gain an advantage to keep possession within a competitive situation

 

To be able to keep control of any object, using any piece of equipment to gain an advantage in a game situation

 

To be able to strike a ball accurately in a competitive situation

 

To be able to field within a game situation to gain an advantage

 

 

 

To be able to send and receive an object within a competitive situation to outwit an opponent

 

To be able to strike a ball accurately to gain an advantage in a competitive situation

 

To be able to use tactics in fielding to gain an advantage

 

Gymnastics

 

To travel in simple ways using simple movements

 

To be able to perform basic shapes

 

To be able to perform simple individual balances

 

 

 

To be able to balance confidently on a piece of apparatus

 

To be able to make up a basic sequence linking balances and jumps

 

 

 

To be able to link shapes and partner balances within a sequence

 

To be able to hold and control different balances in the air

 

 

 

To be able to perform more complex sequences in a pair or small group

 

To be able to use a variety of equipment within a sequence

 

 

 

To be able to perform weight on their hands in a controlled way

 

To be able to combine travel and dynamic balances in unison or canon throughout a sequence

 

 

 

Be able to perform sequences using symmetry and asymmetry at different levels using a range of equipment

 

 

Dance

 

To be able to perform basic simple movements

 

 

 

To be able to perform a simple sequence containing simple balances

 

 

 

Perform movements based around a stimulus give

 

 

 

To be able to perform movements within a sequence to create mood

 

 

 

To be able to create a sequence of movements based on a character

 

 

 

To be able to perform a complex sequence including levels, mood, characters and be able to analyse their own and their peers performance

 

 

OAA

 

 

 

 

To take part in outdoor and adventurous activity individually

 

 

 

To take part in outdoor and adventurous activity within a team, developing navigation skills

 

 

To take part in outdoor and adventurous activity both individually and with a team

 

To be able to navigate a map and take leadership of a small group of children

 

 

Swimming

 

 

 

 

 

To be able to swim confidently over a distance of at least 25m using a variety of strokes

 

To be able to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

 

 

 

 

Or go to the Curriculum By Year Group page to see all curriculum areas for a given age group.
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