Pupils will plan and perform dances in groups with confidence, showing creativity, accuracy and fluency. Dances will be performed to an accompaniment. Pupils will have the opportunity to perform different styles of dance, ensuring movements are controlled. They will express themselves in their dance by adapting and refining the way space and rhythm is used. When evaluating their own and others dances, pupils will use constructive feedback showing an understanding of style.
Pupils will make complex sequences, combining action, balance and shape. In sequences, pupils will incorporate more than one of these phases ensuring movements are accurate, clear and consistent. They will begin to include a start and finish position in their sequence.
In net and wall games, pupils will learn to pass the ball or shuttlecock using forehand and backhand movements. They will learn tactics to work well as a team in order to win a game. This will involve effectively selecting and using a variety of techniques to gain and keep possession of the ball as well as passing the ball to each other in different ways, maintaining possession. As a team, they will choose a variety of strategies to pass, dribble and shoot the ball as well as tactics for attacking and defending.
Pupils will follow a specific set of rules linked to various events. They will throw equipment accurately in order to reach a target or to achieve a personal best. When completing a standing long jump or triple jump, they will show control when taking off and landing, combining the actions of running and jumping.
Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (OAA)
Pupils will follow a map in a location unknown to them. They will study the map using symbols given in order to aid navigation using clues and compass directions. In order to complete the activity, they will work as a group to decide on the best route, changing the route if appropriate if new information is gained. They will evaluate choices made, using the evaluations to improve their performances.
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