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Athletics

Athletics at Wheatley 

 

 

Early Years Outcomes

The main Early Years Outcomes covered in the Athletics units are:

  • Shows increasing control over an object in pushing, patting, throwing, catching or kicking it.
  • Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.
  • Negotiates space successfully when playing racing and chasing games with other children, adjusting speed or changing direction to avoid obstacles.
  • Experiments with different ways of moving.
  • They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.

 

KS1 National Curriculum Aims

Pupils should be taught to:

  • master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities;

 

KS2 National Curriculum Aims

Pupils should be taught to:

  • use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination;
  • develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance;
  • compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.
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