Pupils will learn to refine, repeat and remember dance phrases and whole dances. They will respond imaginatively to a range of stimuli and will use movement patterns to structure dances on their own, with a partner and in a group. Pupils will ensure that dance movements are fluent. When working with others, pupils will be given the opportunity to take the lead, suggesting dance phrases and modelling how to link dance phrases. Pupils will describe, interpret and evaluate their own and others dances using appropriate terminology.
Pupils will follow a set of instructions to produce gymnastic sequences. Pupils will plan and create their own sequences, exercising control. They will incorporate changes of speed and direction as well as a range of shapes in sequences. Pupils will work with a partner to create, repeat and improve a sequence with at least three phases and peer assess performances.
Pupils will develop their throwing and catching skills, ensuring accuracy when passing and receiving the ball with increased distance. Pupils will catch the ball with one hand. In striking and fielding games, pupils will hit a ball accurately and with control. When playing team games, pupils will use the available space effectively when not in possession of the ball during a game. They will vary tactics and strategies effectively based on the game they are playing in order to keep and gain possession of the ball and win the game.
Pupils will run and sprint over a long distance. They will vary jumping techniques, taking off and landing in a variety of ways including using one and two feet. Pupils will use hit a target accurately and they will throw a variety of equipment using different techniques.
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