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Year 5 Football and Handball

Football

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 the ball to teammates in game situations.
  2. To dribble the ball whilst under pressure.
  3. To defend in a team.
  4. To compete in games.
  5. To decide on ways to attack when playing games.
  6. To decide on ways to defend in games.

 

What we want children to know

  • Passing is the skill of sending the ball to a target, usually a teammate. It is an attacking skill that a team uses.
  • Improve the accuracy and weight (speed) of passes so they are effective.
  • A good first touch will get the ball under control.
  • Attacking play describes the play when a team has possession of the ball and are trying to score a goal against their opponents.
  • Combine individual skills with team play to allow effective attacking.
  • Teamwork, decision-making and communication are key elements that need to be emphasized.
  • The aim of defending is to stop the opponent from scoring and regain possession of the ball.
  • How to stop the opposition from scoring and regain possession as individual and a team.
  • Play in small-sided games/mini competitive games.
  • Understand when to execute the skills learnt during a game situation.
  • The importance of teamwork for successful play.

 

What skills we want children to develop

  • Apply basic principle for attacking – Use a variety of tactics to keep possession of the ball.
  • Apply basic principles for defending – Defend by marking, covering and tracking opponents as appropriate.
  • Participate in competitive games, modified where appropriate.
  • Understand the positions in a team and the roles they play; and choose different formations to suit the needs of the game.
  • Develop control and confidence whilst performing skills at speed. Change speed and direction to get away from a defender.
  • Keep possession of the ball when faced with opponents.
  • Create short warm up routines that follow basic principles e.g. raises body temperature, mobilise joints muscles.
  • Identify and evaluate parts of your own game and others, providing feedback.

 

Vocabulary

Football, passing, attacking, defending, throwing, control, saving, tackle, scoring, aim, dribbling, turning, direction.

 

Handball

 

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 whilst on the move.
  2. To shoot whilst under pressure.
  3. To pass the ball over different distances whilst moving.
  4. To decide on ways to attack during games.
  5. To decide on ways to defend during games.
  6. To play handball games against others.

 

What we want children to know

  • Ball control is the skill of keeping the ball safe whilst your team is in possession of the ball.
  • Individual grip- the ability to hold and control the ball in one hand.
  • Dribbling the ball- individually dribble with the ball out in front when moving it closer to the body when under pressure.
  • Throwing and catching in a controlled manner- gather the ball quickly and cleanly with the intention of moving or passing in quick succession.
  • Keeping possession supporting teammates with movement; making use of space; communicating.
  • Hip Pass - Hold the ball in one hand at the opposite hip to the hand you are passing with. The ball should travel across the body in the hand keeping the arm straight. As it moves past the hip the ball should be released making the pass.
  • Jump Pass - The ball should start in a position above the head. The child should proceed to jump before throwing overarm at their teammate. The ball should be released whilst the child is at the top of their jump.
  • Bounce Pass - Using an overarm technique, the ball should be thrown at the floor to bounce just over half way between you and your partner. The ball should bounce to a suitable height for your partner to gather (catch).
  • Stem Shot - A stem shot is a shot that is made whilst in contact with the floor. The child steps into the shot and throws overarm at the target.
  • Jump Shot - Similar to the jump pass covered in the previous lesson, the child leaves the floor and with an overarm motion releases a shot at the top of their jump.
  • Goalkeeper - defending and stopping the ball going in the goal.
  • Centre, Left and Right Backs - defending is the main responsibility of these positions. When attacking they can support the attacking player by giving the options to pass to, to help keep possession of the ball and create better scoring opportunities.
  • Left and Right Wing - attacking and creating scoring opportunities are the main responsibilities of these positions.
  • Centre Forward - attacking, scoring goals and creating opportunities are the main responsibilities of this position.

 

What skills we want children to develop

  • Develop control whilst performing skills at speed.
  • Understand there are different ways to defend, choose and apply a range of tactics and strategies when defending, including how to mark a player and space.
  • Understand there are different ways to attack as a team, choose and apply a range of tactics and strategies when attacking.
  • Combine and perform skills with control, adapting them to meet the needs of the situation.
  • Perform skills, such as passing and shooting with accuracy, control and confidence.
  • Change speed and direction to get away from a defender.
  • Create short warm up routines that follow basic principles e.g. raises body temperature, mobilise joints muscles.
  • Identify and evaluate parts of your own game and others, providing feedback.

 

Vocabulary

Ball, control, throw, catch, dribbling, receive, space, hands, accuracy, aim, power, intercept, support

 

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