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

Unit 13: Net/wall games (1)

About this unit

In this unit children focus on developing the skills they need for net/wall games and on how to use these skills to make the game difficult for their opponent. They learn to direct the ball towards the target area and away from their opponent.

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. 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