Overview of Sports and Activities covered in PE

Here are some of the sports that we offer to the children at Peover:

Multi-skills
They are the foundation movements or patterns to the more specialised, complex skills used in games, sports, dance and all physical recreation activities.
•    Fundamental movement - agility, balance and coordination
•    Fundamental skills - kicking, throwing, jumping, running, catching, striking, etc.
Areas which will be developed:
•    body management - balance and coordination
•    locomotor skills - movement patterns, running techniques
•    object control skills - limb and eye coordination, hand and eye coordination

Striking / Fielding Games are played in teams on a pitch. They include rounders and cricket.
Skills which will be developed:
•    batting
•    bowling
•    throwing and catching
•    ground fielding
•    rules / tactics

Dance 
These lessons allow pupils to work with a partner or as part as a group to develop their movement vocabulary. They will choreograph a final routine that will be performed in front of an audience (their class). They will have an opportunity to discover and experiment with a range of dance styles and forms. 
Skills which will be developed:
•    6 actions within dance
•    body shapes
•    general space
•    levels /space
•    pairs / group work
•    choreography

Athletics
In track and field lessons they will experience running over short, middle and long distances, jumping and throwing. They will have the opportunity to work alongside an award scheme.
Skills which will be developed:
•    sprinting
•    middle distance
•    hurdling
•    jumping
•    throwing
•    safety and rules

Games
Invasion Games are team games which are played on a pitch or a court. They include netball, football, tag rugby, hockey.
Skills which will be developed:
•    passing and receiving
•    timing and decision making
•    footwork
•    ball control
•    shooting
•    rules / tactics

Net / Wall Games are played in pairs or as a team and are played on a court. They include tennis and  volleyball.
Skills which will be developed:
•    serving
•    forehand and backhand strokes (tennis)
•    dig and volley (volleyball)
•    volley / drop shots (tennis)
•    rules / tactics

Gymnastics
These lessons allow pupils to work on control and coordination of movement and balance. Pupils will have the opportunity to link movements together and into sequences or routines, on the floor and on apparatus.
Skills which will be developed:
•    travelling
•    balancing
•    flight
•    sequence work
•    safety
•    inversion

Swimming
Class 3 have swimming lessons from September to the end of December, roughly equating to 12 lessons. These take place at Knutsford Leisure Centre.
Skills which will be developed:
•    front crawl
•    back crawl
•    breaststroke
•    butterfly
•    diving
•    personal survival
•    life saving