Scroll to content
Westwood Primary School home page

Westwood Primary School

'If you believe you can do it, you can and you will!'

Content Scroll


In this unit, pupils 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, height, distance or accuracy and learn how to persevere to achieve their personal best. They learn how to improve by identifying areas of strength as well as areas to develop. Pupils are also given opportunities to lead when officiating as well as observe and provide feedback to others. Pupils learn the following athletic activities: running over longer distances, sprinting, relay, triple jump, shot put and javelin.


Key Skills:

  • Physical: pacing, sprinting technique, relay changeovers, jumping for distance, push and pull throwing for distance
  • Social: collaborating with others, supporting others
  • Emotional: perseverance, determination
  • Thinking: observing and providing feedback