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PE at key stages 1 and 2    (Year 3)

Unit 14: Gymnastic activities (3)

About this unit

In this unit children focus on improving the quality of their movement, eg by stretching fingers and pointing toes, to help them produce tension and extension. They plan and perform sequences of contrasting actions, and develop flow by linking actions smoothly and planning variations in speed.

In gymnastics as a whole, children use skills and agilities individually, in combination and in sequence, with the aim of showing as much control and precision as possible.

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. Acquiring and developing skills
2. Selecting and applying skills, tactics and compositional ideas
3. Knowledge and understanding of fitness and health
4. Evaluating and improving performance