Key Stage 2 – Personal and Social Development

  • Communicates effectively and listens to others.
  • Thinks creatively to find solutions to challenges.
  • Works well with others in a range of contexts.
  • Reflective and able to recognise success in self and others.
  • Evaluates the work of others using correct technical language.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills.
Personal and Social Development Gym/dance examples OAA, Athletics, swimming examples Games examples
Communicates effectively and listens to others. Dance – Can they share and listen to ideas before creating motifs (movement phrases)? Athletics-Can they work as part of a relay team to bring about a good performance e.g. reminding colleague to move off and shouting, ‘Take’ when transferring baton. Football – Do they respond to other player’s advice? E.g. Go and finds space out wide from set pieces as instructed by teammates.
Thinks creatively to find solutions to challenges. Gym- Can they demonstrate work within same routine in both asymmetric and symmetric form? OAA – Can they solve problems? E.g. how to get people across a swamp safely. Kwik Cricket- Can they think of best place to put fielders against particular batsmen?
Works well with others in a range of contexts. Gym- Are thy happy to lead and be led by others at times in partner and group work? OAA-Do they listen to others and contribute themselves, including providing encouragement, prior to and during activities? Football – Do they accept responsibility as a member of the team when things are not going to plan and also when winning.
Reflective and able to recognise success in self and others. Gym- Are they aware of what good technique looks like and can they support others within the group to maximise performance as a whole? OAA- Can they step back from a problem in OAA and consider alternatives when things are not going to plan? Tag Rugby – Are they aware that all players in the team must support attacking and defending as a whole to maximise side’s potential?
Evaluates the work of others using correct technical language. Dance- Do they understands phrases like tension, leaps, sharp, canon, symmetry, mirroring and uses them in their feedback. Athletics- Do they know and understand the language associated with sports E.g. athletics and jumping
Hop, skip, jump, elevation, take off, landing, thrust?
Hockey- Do they understand and use language to help team mates E.g. âMan On’, ‘Switch Play’, ‘One-Two’?
Demonstrates leadership skills. Dance- Can they suggest ways movement phrases can be linked? Athletics – Do they perform determinedly and resolutely in middle distance races and use encouragement to inspire others? Rounders- Do they help teammates by shouting their name when it might be appropriate for them to attempt a catch and suggesting a base/end they should return the ball to?