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Key Stage 2

Key Stage Two

Physical Development

  • To continue to develop and apply a broader range of skills (running, throwing, jumping and catching) in isolation and in combination through: gymnastics, dance, games, swimming, OAA, fitness and athletics.
  • To provide opportunities to develop children’s strength, flexibility, technique, control and balance, transferring these to a range of activity areas.
  • To develop children’s endurance through contributing to children achieving their recommended 60 minutes of daily moderate to vigorous physical activity, minimising long periods of sitting and providing opportunities for children to strengthen their muscles and bones.


Cognitive Development

  • To apply principles suitable for attacking and defending
  • To compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.
  • To take responsibility in demonstrating the value of safe exercising e.g. leading a warm up, lifting and carrying mats and equipment safely.
  • To develop decision making and problem solving skills.


Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development

  • To develop a love of physical exercise and movement.
  • To communicate with, and respond appropriately towards others using verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • To develop respect and care for themselves & others, fairness and co-operation as fundamental to all experiences across a range of different activities
  • To raise self-esteem through opportunities to celebrate sporting success.
  • To raise awareness of different sporting cultures.

They should be able to engage in competitive (both against self and against others) and co-operative physical activities, in a range of increasingly challenging situations