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PE at key stages 1 and 2    (Year 3/4)

Unit 18: Athletic activities (2)

About this unit

In this unit children concentrate on developing good basic running, jumping and throwing techniques. They are set challenges for distance and time that involve using different styles and combinations of running, jumping and throwing.

As in all athletic activities, children think about how to achieve the greatest possible speed, height, distance or accuracy.

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