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PE

Find out more about the PE curriculum here.
On Friday, a group of Year 5 children participated in the OWL Trust Cycling completion. All pupils involved performed to the highest standard in the skill and race based aspects of the competition.
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Sports Week 2019

W/B- 3.06.19

 

A number of classes from Year 2 right up to Year 6 participated in Gaelic football skill sessions. They worked on using the high catch, fist pass, kick pass, pick up, solo and UKS2 engaged in attacking and defending drills.

 

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5.06.19

 

In the theme of Sports Week, Reception children demonstrated good techniques during a range of throwing, running, sprinting and jumping activities.

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6.06.19

 

Year 3 attended a badminton introductory session that was delivered by a professional coach. All pupils enjoyed using a range of equipment to develop their control and agility.

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6.06.19

 

A British Cyclist Coach delivered an excellent lesson to Year 1 children. The pupils were given the opportunity to improve their confidence and co-ordination on specially adapted bikes.

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7.06.19

 

Year 5 showed a great competitive spirit during a football competition.

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Year 5 have been very fortunate to receive coaching from a British Cyclist. They have been practising a wide range of skills and racing techniques. 
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During a series of netball lessons, Year 3 have been focused on passing, dodging and pivoting.  
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This week, Year 1 focused on their jumping technique ensuring they were swinging their arms, bending their knees and facing forward. 
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21.11.18

 

Some excellent skill development in Year 2 with dynamic movement around the court during warm-up games then building up passing and receiving drills to partners or within a game.

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18.10.18

 

Year 1 worked on moving in to a good position for aiming.

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17.09.18

 

During their lesson, Year 5 worked on remembering, practising and combing longer and more complex dance phrases.

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4.10.18

 

Year 2 focused on developing their fundamental skills throwing, catching and gathering a ball with control.

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3.10.18

 

Year 5 continued to develop their marital arts dance.

 

 

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28.09.18

 

Year 5 worked on using the dodge, double dodge and drive to avoid their opponents.

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27.09.18

 

Year 3 made a good effort towards using different qualities and dynamics in their movements during a Stone Age dance session.

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25.09.18

 

Year 6 used a range of controlled movements and patterns when performing their own version of the Haka dance.  

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20.09.18

 

Year 1 were made an excellent effort towards developing their abilities to move fluently, change direction and balance using a range of equipment.

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Two handed rolling pass to a team mate.

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Gymnastic travel across the beam and dismount to two feet.

Fundamental skills were demonstrated in Year 2 this week with cradle catching technique with two hands.

Fundamental skills were demonstrated in Year 2 this week with cradle catching technique with two hands. 1
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