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PE at key stages 1 and 2    (Year 5)

Unit 23: Invasion games (3)

About this unit

In this unit children develop skilful attacking and team play. They learn how to work well as a team when attacking, and explore a range of ways to defend.

In all games activities, children think about how to use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. In invasion games, they enter their opponent's territory with the 'ball' and try to get into good positions for shooting or reaching the 'goal'.

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