6th were practisng a fundamental movement skill -jumping for distance. This skill is also part of our Gymnastics strand for January and Febraury.
The children explored jumping for distance. The children jumped from a standing position with both feet.The childen explored various ways of jumping .The children practiced jumping from one foot to another and they were able to reach a longer distance each time.
The childen have developed a better understanding and appreciation of jumping in athletics through describing and discussing movement and asking and answering questions about it. The children also gained a better understanding of speed, strength, control and coordination,
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6th Class were practising developing the over-arm throw from a standing position, using a tennis ball.
The children peer assessed each other to see if they could do the fundamental movement skill a the teaching points of throwing or if they needed practice in areas.