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In this unit, pupils will develop basic running, jumping and throwing techniques. They are set challenges for distance and time that involve using different styles and combinations of running, jumping and throwing. As in all athletic activities, pupils think about how to achieve their greatest possible speed, distance or accuracy and learn how to persevere to achieve their personal best. Pupils are also given opportunities to measure, time and record scores.

Key Skills

  • Physical: sprinting, jumping for distance, push and pull throwing for distance
  • Social: working collaboratively, working safely
  • Emotional: perseverance, determination
  • Thinking: observing and providing feedback