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PE at key stages 1 and 2    (Year 5/6)

Unit 26: Net/wall games (2)

About this unit

In this unit children develop the range and quality of their skills when playing games using rackets. They also learn specific tactics and skills for games such as short tennis.

In all games activities, children have to think about how they use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. In net/wall games, players achieve this by sending a ball (or other implement) towards a court or target area which their opponent is defending. The aim is to get the ball to land in the target area and make it difficult for the opponent to return it.

Sections in this unit

This unit is divided into sections. Each section contains a sequence of activities with related objectives and outcomes. You can view this unit by moving through the sections or print/download the whole unit.
1. Selecting and applying skills, tactics and compositional ideas
2. Acquiring and developing skills
3. Knowledge and understanding of fitness and health
4. Evaluating and improving performance