This term as part of our invasion games unit, children will be learning about Hockey.
So far they have been practising their techniques to:
To hold the stick:
Left hand at the top
Right hand in the middle of the stick
Ball in front of the body and slightly outside the right foot
Stick on the ground at all times
Cushion ball with flat side of the stick
Turn stick with left hand
Right hand grips the middle of the stick
When the stick is turning it should slide through the right hand
This term as part of our games unit, children will be learning and developing their skills in the beautiful game of football.
As well as developing their skills, which includes passing, dribbling and controlling the ball, they will also be learning about their muscles and the affects of the sport on their body.
Stretching and curling is the gymnastic topic for this term
Our children experimented with different ways of travelling, curving pathways, rolls, stretches, jumps and balances.
Our children planned and demonstrated a sequence with creativity, composure and control.
In addition to gymnastics, children also benefitted from a games PE session. This term the children were focused on basketball which focused on the fundamental movement skills, passing, shooting, special awareness and tactics. They also looked at the importance of warming up and cooling down.