Teamwork in PE

We carried on participating in activities surrounding Outdoor Adventurous Activities. We worked in teams to try and move multiple hoops from the ground to our knees without using our hands, focusing on our communication and team work skills. We then worked in different groups in a race. We had…

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Handball at Manchester College

The children in Year 6 were invited to play in a handball tournament at a newly built facility at Manchester College. The children played games and worked on skills under the guidance of some college coaches, who were very impressed with our class! There were some fiercely fought games and…

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Cycling in the sunshine!

Another super session of cycling today!  We had a fantastic time cycling in the sunshine; some of us who can't ride yet practised balancing with the balance bikes and some of us who are able to cycle, rode around on the pedal bikes.  Craig taught us how to use the brakes properly and how to ride…

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Listening to instructions

In PE today, we learnt how important it is to listen to instructions. In groups of four, we followed some one, two, three and four step instructions, making sure we were listening and attempted to carry out the tasks. We found four step instructions quite hard as there was lots more to…

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Cycling!

We had so much fun in our first cycling lesson this week!  We are really lucky that Craig from the National cycling academy is coming to teach us cycling skills and how to ride a bike on Wednesday afternoons this term.  We can't wait for next week!

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Outdoor adventurous activities

 

In PE, we have started to work on our communications and team work skills. We worked in teams of four with a blue mat on our backs, crawling on our hands an knees. We had to use our communication skills to move around the room without the mat falling off. Once we had mastered this, we had…

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American Football

Year 6 took part in their first 'Jag Tag' American football session on Thursday. They learned fundamental skills such as ball carrying, running with the ball and changing direction.

 

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The Tiny Seed

We have been learning about caring for things in our environment. We have been:

-Pretending to be seeds and following the plant life cycle.

-Measuring plants.

-Making our own plant pots and planting our own seeds.

-Writing about the life cycle of a plant.

Investigating seeds.

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Striking and Fielding

 

In PE, we have started to learn about striking and fielding. We discussed why these skills are important and what sports we would use these skills in, for example rounders and cricket. We practised our throwing and catching skills in pairs, using underarm and overarm. We played various…

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Gymnastics in PE

 

In PE, we have learning gymnastics skills. This week, with shapes we had learned in previous lessons, we started to create routines incorporating equipment such as the hoop. 

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Balance Bikes

In EYFS, we can hire out our own bikes. We have to write our name/find our name on the sign out sheet so we know which number bike to use. When we return the bikes, we rub our name out/take our name off the sheet. This week, we enjoyed following the story map around the bike track, stopping off at…

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Superworm

'Superworm is super long! Superworm is super strong!'

We really enjoyed exploring this fantastic book! We made our own superworms and found things that were longer, shorter and the same length. We also looked at books about worms and had a Friday quiz to see how much information we had found…

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