PE – KS2

Year 3

 

Gymnastics

  • Recognise and describe the effects of exercise on the body.
  • Know the importance of strength and flexibility for physical activity.
  • Explain why it is important to warm up and cool down.
  • Choose ideas to compose a movement sequence independently and with others. Link combinations of actions with increasing confidence, including changes of direction, speed or level.
  • Develop the quality of their actions, shapes and balances.
  • Move with coordination, control and care.
  • Use turns whilst travelling in a variety of ways.
  • Use a range of jumps in their sequences.
  • Begin to use equipment to vault.
  • Create interesting body shapes while holding balances with control and confidence. Begin to show flexibility in movements
  • Develop the quality of the actions in their performances.
  • Perform learnt skills and techniques with control and confidence.
  • Compete against self and others in a controlled manner.
  • Watch, describe and evaluate the effectiveness of a performance.
  • Describe how their performance has improved over time.

 

Games

  • Demonstrate successful hitting and striking skills.
  • Develop a range of skills in striking, be able to strike a ball for distance (and fielding where appropriate).
  • Practise the correct batting technique and use it in a game.
  • Throw and catch with greater control and accuracy.
  • Practise the correct technique for catching a ball and use it in a game.
  • Perform a range of catching and gathering skills with control.
  • Catch with increasing control and accuracy.
  • Throw a ball in different ways (e.g. high, low, fast or slow).
  • Develop a safe and effective overarm bowl.
  • Move with the ball in a variety of ways with some control.
  • Use two different ways of moving with a ball in a game.
  • Now how to keep and win back possession of the ball in a team game
  • Find useful space and get into it to support teammates
  • Apply and follow the rules fairly

 

Athletics

  • Identify and demonstrate how different techniques can affect their performance
  • Select the most suitable pace for the distance and their fitness level in order to maintain a sustained run
  • Begin to combine running with jumping to jump over hurdles
  • Identify and demonstrate stamina and explain its importance for athletes
  • Develop and effect technique for jumping and be able to land safely
  • Throw with greater control and accuracy
  • Show increasing accuracy in their underarm throw
  • Perform a push throw
  • Perform against themselves and others

 

Dance

  • Begin to improvise with a partner to create a simple dance
  • Perform with some awareness of rhythm and expression
  • Develop the quality of the actions in their performances
  • Perform learnt skills and techniques with control and confidence
  • Compete against self and others in a controlled manner
  • Watch, describe and evaluate the effectiveness of a performance.
  • Describe how their performance has improved over time.

 

Outdoor Adventurous Activities

  • Orientate themselves with increasing confidence and accuracy around a short trial
  • Identify and use effective communication to begin to work as a team
  • Identify symbols used in a key
  • Begin to choose equipment that is appropriate for the activity
  • Communicate with others
  • Begin to complete activities in a set period of time
  • Begin to offer and evaluation of personal performances and activities
  • Watch, describe and evaluate the effectiveness of a performance
  • Describe how their performance had improved over time

 

Year 4

 

Gymnastics

  • Describe how the body reacts at different times and how this affects performance.
  • Explain why exercise is good for your health.
  • Know some reasons for warming up and cooling down.
  • Create a sequence of actions that fit a theme.
  • Use an increasing range of actions, directions and levels in their sequences.
  • Move with clarity, fluency and expression.
  • Show changes of direction, speed and level during a performance.
  • Travel in different ways, including using flight.
  • Improve the placement and alignment of body parts in balances. Use equipment to vault in a variety of ways.
  • Carry out balances, recognising the position of their centre of gravity and how this affects the balance.
  • Begin to develop good technique when travelling, balancing and using equipment.
  • Develop strength, technique and flexibility throughout performances.
  • Perform and create sequences with fluency and expression.
  • Perform and apply skills and techniques with control and accuracy.
  • Watch, describe and evaluate the effectiveness of performances, giving ideas for improvements.
  • Modify their use of skills or techniques to achieve a better result.

 

Games

  • Use a bat, racquet or stick (hockey) to hit a ball or shuttlecock with accuracy and control.
  • Accurately serve underarm.
  • Build a rally with a partner.
  • Use at least two different shots in a game situation.
  • Use hand-eye coordination to strike a moving and a stationary ball.
  • Occasionally contribute towards helping their team to keep and win back possession of the ball in a team game
  • Use a range of attacking and defending skills and techniques in a game.
  • Use fielding skills as an individual to prevent a player from scoring.
  • Vary the tactics they use in a game.
  • Adapt rules to alter games.
  • Perform and apply skills and techniques with control and accuracy.
  • Take part in a range of competitive games and activities.

 

Athletics

  • Confidently demonstrate an improved technique for sprinting
  • Select their preferred starting position
  • Carry out an effective sprint finish
  • Perform a rely, focusing on the baton change over technique
  • Speed up and slow down smoothly
  • Learn how to combine hop, step and jump to perform a standing triple jump
  • Land safely and with control
  • Begin to measure the distance of a jump or throw
  • Perform a pull throw
  • Continue to develop the techniques to throw the increased distance

 

Dance

  • Identify and repeat the movement patterns and actions of a chosen dance style
  • Compose a dance that reflects the chosen dance style
  • Confidently improvise with a partner or independently
  • Compose longer dance sequences in small group
  • Demonstrate rhythm and special awareness
  • Change parts of a dance as a result of self-evaluation
  • Use simple dance vocabulary when comparing and improving work
  • Perform and create sequences with fluency and expression
  • Watch, describe and evaluate the effectiveness of performances giving ideas for improvements
  • Modify their use of skills or techniques to achieve a better result

 

Outdoor Adventurous Activities

  • Orientate themselves with accuracy around a short trial
  • Create a short trial that for others with a physical challenge
  • Start to recognise features of an orienteering route
  • Communicate clearly with others
  • Have experience of a range of roles within a team
  • Associate the meaning of a key in the context of the environment
  • Try a range of equipment for creating and completing an activity
  • Make an informed decision on the best equipment to use for an activity
  • Plan and organise a trail that others can follow
  • Communicate clearly with others
  • Work as part of a team

 

Year 5

 

Gymnastics

  • Know and understand the reasons for warming up and cooling down.
  • Explain some safety principles when preparing for and during exercise.
  • Select ideas to compose specific sequences of movements, shapes and balances.
  • Adapt their sequences to fit new criteria or suggestions.
  • Perform jumps, shapes and balances fluently and with control.
  • Confidently develop the placement of their body parts in balances, recognising the position of their centre of gravity and where it should be in relation to the base of the balance.
  • Confidently use equipment to vault in a variety of ways.
  • Apply skills and techniques consistently.
  • Develop strength, technique and flexibility throughout performances. Combine equipment with movement to create sequences
  • Perform own longer, more complex sequences in time to music.
  • Consistently perform and apply skills and techniques with accuracy and control.
  • Choose and use criteria to evaluate own and others’ performances.
  • Explain why they have used particular skills or techniques, and the effect they have had on their performance.

 

Games

  • Use different techniques to hit a ball.
  • Identify and apply techniques for hitting a tennis ball.
  • Explore when different shots are best used.
  • Develop a backhand technique and use it in a game.
  • Practise techniques for all strokes.
  • Play a tennis game using an overhead serve
  • Consolidate different ways of throwing and catching, and know when each is appropriate in a game.
  • Use a variety of ways to dribble in a game with success.
  • Use ball skills in various ways, and begin to link together.
  • Pass a ball with speed and accuracy using appropriate techniques in a game situation.
  • Keep and win back possession of the ball effectively in a team game.
  • Choose the best tactics for attacking and defending.
  • Shoot in a game.
  • Use fielding skills as a team to prevent the opposition from scoring
  • Know when to pass and when to dribble in a game.
  • Devise and adapt rules to create their own game.
  • Take part in competitive games with a strong understanding of tactics and composition

 

Athletics

  • Complete a three point start consistently and confidently
  • Carry out an effective sprint start
  • Identify their reaction times
  • Accelerate from different starting positions
  • Confidently and independently select the most appropriate pace for different distances and parts of the run
  • Improve techniques for jumping for distance
  • Perform an effective standing long jump and triple jump with increasing confidence
  • Land safely with control
  • Measure the distance and height jumped with accuracy
  • Perform a fling throw
  • Throw a variety of implements using a range of techniques
  • Measure and record the distance of their throws
  • Choose and use criteria to evaluate own and others’ performances.
  • Explain why they have used particular skills or techniques, and the effect they have had on their performance.

 

Dance

  • Identify and repeat the movement patterns and actions of a chosen dance style.
  • Compose individual, partner and group dances that reflect the chosen dance style.
  • Show a change of pace and timing in their movements.
  • Develop an awareness of their use of space.
  • Demonstrate imagination and creativity in the movements they devise in response to stimuli.
  • Use transitions to link motifs smoothly together.
  • Improvise with confidence, still demonstrating fluency across the sequence.
  • Ensure their actions fit the rhythm of the music.
  • Modify parts of a sequence as a result of self and peer evaluation.
  • Use more complex dance vocabulary to compare and improve work.
  • Choose and use criteria to evaluate own and others’ performance.
  • Explain why they have used particular skills or techniques, and the effect they have had on their performance

 

Outdoor Adventurous Activities

  • Start to orientate themselves with increasing confidence and accuracy around an orienteering course.
  • Design an orienteering course that can be followed and offers some challenge to others.
  • Begin to use navigation equipment to orientate around a trail
  • Use clear communication to effectively complete a particular role in a team.
  • Complete orienteering activities both as part of a team and independently.
  • Identify a key on a map and begin to use the information in activities.
  • Choose the best equipment for an outdoor activity.
  • Create an outdoor activity that challenges others.
  • Create a simple plan of an activity for others to follow.
  • Identify the quickest route to accurately navigate an orienteering course.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with others.
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Successfully use a map to complete an orienteering course.
  • Begin to use a compass for navigation.
  • Complete an orienteering course on multiple occasions, in a quicker time due to improved technique.
  • Offer a detailed and effective evaluation of both personal performances and activities.
  • Improve a trail to increase the challenge of the course

 

Year 6

 

Gymnastics

  • Understand the importance of warming up and cooling down.
  • Carry out warm-ups and cool-downs safely and effectively.
  • Understand why exercise is good for health, fitness and wellbeing.
  • Know ways they can become healthier
  • Create their own complex sequences involving the full range of actions and movements: travelling, balancing, holding shapes, jumping, leaping, swinging, vaulting and stretching.
  • Demonstrate precise and controlled placement of body parts in their actions, shapes and balances. Confidently use equipment to vault and incorporate this into sequences.
  • Apply skills and techniques consistently, showing precision and control.
  • Develop strength, technique and flexibility throughout performances.
  • Link actions to create a complex sequence using a full range of movement that showcases different agilities, performed in time to music.
  • Perform and apply a variety of skills and techniques confidently, consistently and with precision.
  • Begin to record their peers’ performances, and evaluate these.
  • Thoroughly evaluate their own and others’ work, suggesting thoughtful and appropriate improvements.

 

Games

  • Hit a bowled ball over longer distances.
  • Use good hand-eye coordination to be able to direct a ball when striking or hitting.
  • Understand how to serve in order to start a game.
  • Throw and catch accurately and successfully under pressure in a game.
  • Show confidence in using ball skills in various ways in a game situation, and link these together effectively.
  • Think ahead and create a plan of attack or defence.
  • Apply knowledge of skills for attacking and defending.
  • Choose and make the best pass in a game situation and link a range of skills together with fluency, e.g. passing and receiving the ball on the move.
  • Work as a team to develop fielding strategies to prevent the opposition from scoring
  • Follow and create complicated rules to play a game successfully.
  • Lead others during a game

 

Athletics

  • Build up speed quickly for a sprint finish
  • Use their preferred leg when running
  • Accelerate to pass competitors
  • Work as part of a team to perform a relay
  • Develop the technique for the standing vertical jump
  • Land safely and with control
  • Develop and improve their techniques for jumping for height and distance and support others in improving their performance
  • Set up and lead jumping activities including measuring the jumps with accuracy
  • Develop the technique for the push, pull, fling throw and support others improving their performance

 

Dance

  • Identify and repeat the movement patterns and actions of a chosen dance style.
  • Compose individual, partner and group dances that reflect the chosen dance style.
  • Use dramatic expression in dance movements and motifs.
  • Perform with confidence, using a range of movement patterns.
  • Demonstrate strong and controlled movements throughout a dance sequence.
  • Combine flexibility, techniques and movements to create a fluent sequence.
  • Move appropriately and with the required style in relation to the stimulus, e.g. using various levels, ways of travelling and motifs.
  • Show a change of pace and timing in their movements.
  • Move rhythmically and accurately in dance sequences.
  • Improvise with confidence, still demonstrating fluency across their sequence.
  • Dance with fluency and control, linking all movements and ensuring that transitions flow.
  • Demonstrate consistent precision when performing dance sequences.
  • Modify some elements of a sequence as a result of self and peer evaluation.
  • Use complex dance vocabulary to compare and improve work
  • Link actions to create a complex sequence using a full range of movement.
  • Perform the sequence in time to music.
  • Perform and apply a variety of skills and techniques confidently, consistently and with precision.
  • Thoroughly evaluate their own and others’ work, suggesting thoughtful and appropriate improvements.

 

Outdoor Adventurous Activities

  • Orientate themselves with confidence and accuracy around an orienteering course when under pressure.
  • Design an orienteering course that is clear to follow and offers challenge to others.
  • Use navigation equipment (maps, compasses) to improve the trail.
  • Use clear communication to effectively complete a particular role in a team.
  • Compete in orienteering activities both as part of a team and independently.
  • Use a range of map styles and make an informed decision on the most effective
  • Choose the best equipment for an outdoor activity.
  • Prepare an orienteering course for others to follow.
  • Identify the quickest route to accurately navigate an orienteering course.
  • Manage an orienteering event for others to compete in.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with others when under pressure.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, demonstrating leadership skills when necessary
  • Successfully use a map to complete an orienteering course.
  • Use a compass for navigation.
  • Organise an event for others.
  • Complete an orienteering course on multiple occasions, in a quicker time due to improved technique.
  • Offer a detailed and effective evaluation of both personal performances and activities with an aim of increasing challenge and improving performance.
  • Listen to feedback and improve an orienteering course from it.