Year 6 Physical Education

Autumn 1

Invasion Games - Basketball and Tag Rugby

  • Understand the importance of warming up and cooling down.

  • Carry out a warm up safely and effectively.

  • Good coordination when dribbling a ball.

  • Show confidence in using ball skills in various ways in a game situation and link these together effectively.

  • Apply knowledge and skills for attacking and defending.

  • Take part in a competitive game with a strong understanding of tactics.

  • Choose and make the best pass in a game situation and link a range of skills together with fluency e.g. passing and receiving a ball on the move.

  • Demonstrate good awareness of space.

Autumn 2

Gymnastics

  • Create their own complex sequences involving the full range of actions and movements: rolls, travelling, holding shapes, jumping and leaping.

  • Apply skills and techniques consistently showing precision and control.

  • Develop strength, technique and flexibility throughout their performances.

  • Perform confidently the various rolls: log, teddy bear, egg, shoulder, forwards and backwards.

  • Confidently jump off equipment and land safely.

  • Confidently perform point balances and partner group balances.

  • Evaluate own and others performance.

Leadership

  • Good understanding about what being a leader and leadership involves.

  • Lead a game or activity well, demonstrating respect for others

  • Lead a game or activity well, giving clear instructions.

  • Cooperate well when taking part in activities led by others.

  • Know about the importance of safety in PE and can talk about how this was paramount within the lesson.

  • Demonstrate a few elements of being an effective motivator when leading an activity or game.

  • Show resilience when leading an activity or game.

  • Know about the importance of teamwork in leadership and usually demonstrate elements of this themselves.

  • Demonstrate three or more different leadership skills when planning and leading a physical activity for others.

Spring 1

Net and Wall

  • Perform and replicate the dig technique with control and accuracy.

  • Able to accurately replicate basic volley techniques.

  • Accurately perform the underarm serving technique.

  • Able to accurately perform the spike technique.

  • Able to accurately perform a variety of shots in a small sided game implementing basic strategies and tactics.

  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of basic outwitting strategies.

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the rules in volleyball.

  • Understand the scoring and rotation system during a volleyball game.

Invasion Games - Lacrosse

  • Understand the importance of warming up and cooling down.

  • Carry out a warm up safely and effectively.

  • Good coordination when dribbling a ball.

  • Show confidence in using ball skills in various ways in a game situation and link these together effectively.

  • Apply knowledge and skills for attacking and defending.

  • Take part in a competitive game with a strong understanding of tactics.

  • Choose and make the best pass in a game situation and link a range of skills together with fluency e.g. passing and receiving a ball on the move.

  • Demonstrate good awareness of space.

Spring 2

Dance

  • Carry out warm ups and cool downs safely and effectively.

  • Explain why exercise is good for health, fitness and well-being.

  • Use dramatic expression in dance movements and motifs.

  • Perform with confidence, using a range of movement patterns.

  • Demonstrates strong and controlled movements throughout a dance sequence.

  • Improvise with confidence, still demonstrating fluency across their sequence.

  • Modify some elements of a sequence as a result of self and peer evaluation.

Net and Wall

  • Effectively use balance and coordination to keep control of a moving ball on their racket while travelling

  • Use a racket effectively to catch and keep control of a ball travelling at different heights and angles.

  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of positioning and move their feet quickly to get into a good position to control a ball with a racket.

  • Demonstrate excellent forehand technique to successfully land regular shots deep towards the baseline.

  • Use the correct technique for both the single-handed and double-handed backhand and switch confidently between the two.

  • Confidently strike a tossed ball, showing a flowing overhead service stroke.

  • Use a wide range of the techniques and skills learnt in the unit to take control of a rally and win points.

Summer 1

Athletics

  • Demonstrate an improvement in reaction speed through repetition.

  • Understand what an effective sprinting technique involves and work hard to improve theirs.

  • Work well with team members to pass and receive the baton using the learned technique.

  • Demonstrate some endurance and stamina to be able to run for longer distances.

  • Run at an appropriate pace to suit the activity, including speeding up at the end.

  • Demonstrate an effective technique for the three different jumps and gain good height and distance with them.

  • Effectively use different throwing techniques for distance and accuracy.

Outdoor and Adventurous Activities / Team Building

  • Use a step-by-step approach to solve problems.

  • Work effectively with others to solve problems, often with success.

  • Evaluate the problem-solving strategies used, in relation to both their own success as well as the success of the group.

  • Understand what perseverance is, how it is an important life skill and demonstrate this most of the time when faced with problems and challenges.

  • Show the ability to work effectively with others to achieve a common goal, often with success.

  • Know different methods to communicate non-verbally and can use these effectively in a range of problem-solving activities.

  • Have an important role in the team, usually cooperating well with others.

Summer 2

Striking and Fielding

  • Strike a bowled ball in an intended direction, into space.

  • Stop a ball using a range of techniques, including the long-barrier technique.

  • Understand the active role of a fielder and know how to โ€˜attack the ballโ€™.

  • Play cooperatively with teammates; making decisions when to run for points and when not to.

  • Choose and use a range of simple tactics and strategies when striking and fielding.