Resources for PE at home

With the current situation meaning the large majority of our children are now based at home I just wanted to share Ideas and online resources for the children to try and stay as active as possible. 

First of all, I think it is important to establish with parents/carers realistic expectations for PE at home. Where possible I would advise the use of play as a form of exercise and skill development, whether that means spending a small amount of time each day sending and receiving a ball (throwing and catching, rolling and stopping, kicking and controlling) or time spent playing in the garden. Any form of play that results in children getting out of breath for an extended amount of time is ideal. If we can aim to get the children out of breath for half an hour each day as a minimum that will help with both the children’s physical and mental wellbeing.

Below are some online links and websites that I have identified as being useful and simple to use for both parents and children:

 

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, is doing a live online workout aimed at families each morning at 9am, Monday to Friday. The sessions and plenty more will be on his YouTube channel that can be viewed at any time.  
  • https://imoves.com/the-imovement I Moves has made its registration free of charge. Once registered, parents will be sent out age specific resources to their email address each day.
  •  https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga Cosmic Kids YouTube channel has lots of yoga and mindfulness videos for children to watch and follow.
  •   https://family.gonoodle.com This site has a whole section called Good Energy at home which contains loads of different videos from yoga and mindfulness to high energy videos.
  • https://youtu.be/uYi1kyMeFHQ This YouTube Video is 5 minutes long based on the Avengers characters and their movements.

I will continue to look for other resources and update this page as and when I find some. Please remember that being physically active is hugely important for our children in terms of their physical and mental wellbeing. What the children are doing to remain physically active is not important what is important is that they are doing something and that they are enjoying what it is they are doing.

 

Here is a fun way to make up your own exercise workout

Alphabet Workout


 

St Ann's Sport Curriculum Intent

 

Physical Education in St Ann’s is about providing children with a broad and balanced education within sport and activity.  We do this through delivering practical sports sessions designed to be accessible by all and provide all with a greater understanding in a wider range of sports and the impact that activity can have on long term health.

 

Our Aims in teaching PE include:

 

  • Develop physical competence and promote physical development;
  • Maintain and increase physical mobility and flexibility;
  • Develop stamina and strength;
  • Develop understanding and appreciation of the purposes, forms and conventions of a selection of physical activities;
  • Develop the capacity to express ideas in dance forms;
  • Develop the appreciation of the concepts of fair play, honest competition and good sportsmanship;
  • Develop the ability to appreciate the aesthetic qualities of movement;
  • Develop the capacity to maintain interest and persevere to achieve success;                                                                  
  • Foster self-esteem through the acquisition of physical competence and poise;
  • Develop self-confidence through understanding the capabilities and limitations of oneself and others;
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of exercise in maintaining a healthy life.

 

The National Curriculum for physical education

Key stage 1

Pupils will develop fundamental movement skills, become increasingly competent and confident and access a broad range of opportunities to extend their agility, balance and coordination, individually and with others. They will be able to engage in competitive (both against self and against others) and co-operative physical activities, in a range of increasingly challenging situations.

Pupils are 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
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

 

Key stage 2

Pupils will continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills, learning how to use them in different ways and to link them to make actions and sequences of movement. They should enjoy communicating, collaborating and competing with each other. They will develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success.

Pupils we be taught to:

  • Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]
  • Perform dances using a range of movement patterns
  • Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

 

Topic Overview

Year Group

Topic 1

Topic 2

Topic 3

EYFS

Fundamental movements

 

Games developing Fundamental movements (running, hopping, skipping etc)

A, B,C’s

 

 

Games promoting Agility, balance and co-ordination

Relay races

 

 

 

Tag games

Year 1

Multi Skills

 

 

Ball Skills

Dance

 

 

Football

Athletics

 

 

Basketball

Year 2

Multi Skills

 

 

Ball Skills

Dance

 

 

Football

Athletics

 

 

Basketball

Year 3

Invasion Sports

Basketball

 

 

Hockey

Dance

 

 

 

Tennis

Athletics

 

 

 

Cricket/Rounders

Year 4

Invasion Sports

Basketball

 

 

 

Hockey

Dance

 

 

 

 

Tennis

Athletics

 

 

 

 

Cricket/Rounders

Year 5

Invasion Sports

Tag Rugby

 

 

 

Basketball

Dance

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Adventure

Athletics

 

 

 

 

Cricket/Rounders

Year 6

Invasion Sports

Tag Rugby

 

 

Basketball

Dance

 

 

 

Outdoor Adventure

Athletics

 

 

 

Cricket/Rounders

 

 

 

 

 

At St. Ann's we aim to offer a wide range of different sporting activities in After School Clubs to try and engage as many children as possible in physical activity.  These sporting activities change every half term.  Please take a look at our Sports Club section for more information.

 

Alongside our PE lessons and After School Clubs we also ensure our playtimes are fun and enjoyable with the help of our Playground Leaders and an  Active Play Zone.

Sports teams

Football team (more info to follow)

Cross Country team (more info to follow)

 

Fencing and Judo

Once a year we have professionals come into school to teach some children the art of fencing and judo.  This is a lunchtime activity which the children really enjoy.