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Cotmanhay Junior School

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Year 5 Fitness and Netball

Fitness

National curriculum content

  • To develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance in the context of circuit training.
  • To compare their performances with previous ones.
  • Demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

 

Lesson objectives

  1. To develop lower body strength and fitness.
  2. To understand what aerobic exercise is.
  3. To develop upper body strength and fitness.
  4. To improve balance and body coordination when moving in combination.
  5. To understand what core strength is and complete tasks to help develop it.
  6. To understand the importance of warming up and cooling down.

 

What we want children to know

  • Why lower body strength is important.
  • What muscles are in the legs - calf muscles – gastrocnemius & soleus, shin muscle – tibialis anterior, front thigh muscles – quadriceps, back thigh muscle – hamstring, buttock muscles – gluteus maximus.
  • The difference between stamina and endurance.
  • Why warming up before physical activity important.
  • Why upper body strength important.
  • What muscles are in the upper body - Upper arm muscles – biceps and triceps, shoulder muscles – deltoid and trapezius, chest muscles – pectoral.
  • There are some mental benefits of exercise.
  • Why core strength is important.
  • What muscles are in your core?
  • What have you excelled in throughout this unit and what you want to continue to develop?

 

What skills we want children to develop

  • Perform a range of actions, agilities and skills with consistency, fluency, and clarity of movement.
  • Experiment with a wide range of actions, varying and combining spatial patterns, speed, tension, and continuity when working with a partner and in a group.
  • Create, perform, and repeat a combination of actions that include changes of dynamic e.g. changes of level, speed and direction, and clarity of shape.
  • Develop flexibility, strength, control, technique, and balance.

 

Vocabulary

Lower body circuits, circuits, aerobic circuits, upper body circuits, lunges, boxercise, core, strength, core muscles, full body circuits, warm up, cool down, heart rate

Netball

National curriculum content

  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
  • Compare their performance with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

 

Lesson objectives

  1. To pass/send a ball with increasing accuracy.
  2. To move with the ball keeping it under control.
  3. To pass the ball in different ways.
  4. To find and use space well to keep possession.
  5. To apply basic attacking and defending principles.
  6. Play in small sided games, employing simple tactics.

 

What we want children to know

  • The ability to control and stop the ball will greatly affect the success of the game.
  • How to move and interact with the ball.
  • The skill of passing: receiving the ball (catching) and sending the ball (throwing).
  • Passing is the skill of sending the ball to a target, usually a teammate.
  • Attacking positioning and play: shooting.
  • Defending positioning and play in a game.
  • How to work together and cooperate with each other when playing a game of netball.

 

What skills we want children to develop

  • Move to support teammates, getting into good positions to pass, receive, and shoot the ball.
  • Pass the ball using different techniques.
  • Shoot and score with increasing accuracy.
  • Use a range of tactics, including finding and using space, to keep possession of the ball, to shoot/score, and to make it difficult for opponents.
  • Develop the understanding of the importance of speed when playing invasion games.
  • Pass and receive the ball with control.
  • Select passes that keep possession.

 

Vocabulary

Ball, control, speed, direction, passing, pass, chest pass, bounce pass, technique, aim, accuracy, teamwork, shoot, score, accuracy, power, rules

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