Key Stage 2 – Competing Guide

  • Enjoys competing and challenging him/herself to improve
  • Applies skills effectively in different situations and within a range of physical activities
  • Is self-motivated and physically confident and actively engages in competitive situations.
  • Demonstrates specific tactical/performance awareness
  • Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of rules and accepts decisions given.
  • Demonstrates sporting values.

 

Applying skills Gym/dance examples OAA, Athletics, swimming examples Games examples
Enjoys competing and challenging him/herself to improve. Dance – Do they have a positive attitude and work confidently, enjoying performing? Swimming – Are they determined to achieve and better previous outcomes? Basketball – Do they enjoy individual challenges e.g. dribbling unopposed as well as applying dribbling skills within games?
Applies skills effectively in different situations and within a range of physical activities Dance – Can they perform well across a range of genre as a solo; in duets and within a group? Athletics – Can they use different techniques to jump well in a variety of jumping events e.g. Hurdling, High Jump, Long Jump Netball- Do they apply skills well in different both defensive and attacking positions and situations?
Is self-motivated and physically confident and actively engages in competitive situations. Dance- Do they take an interest in the composing, the shaping, the performing and refining of the dance? Athletics – Do they show a willingness to do very best in throwing events by applying techniques, delivery and follow through? Hockey- Do they show a sense of purpose- calling for the ball and having composure and self-belief?
Demonstrates specific tactical/performance awareness. Gym – Do they start routines with good posture and move with poise through transitions? Athletics- Do they apply skills in transferring a relay baton adeptly? Netball – Can they play within rules and specified zones e.g. netball?
Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of rules and accepts decisions given. Gym- Do they accept feedback on where their work can be improved? Athletics- Do they show an understanding of a no jump in long jump and where their jump will be measured from and to? Basketball- Do they accept when decisions are given against them, and why, for contact or travelling?
Demonstrates sporting values. Gym – Do they encourage their peers to be the best they can, giving positive feedback and appreciating their efforts and ability? OAA- Do they offer encouragement to peers who are clearly anxious about undertaking an activity? Pop lacrosse – Do they Include all peers in games, ensuring that they pass when their peers are in better positions to score?