Health and physical education / Year 5 and 6 / Movement and Physical Activity / Moving our body

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Practise specialised movement skills and apply them in a variety of movement sequences and situations (ACPMP061)

Elaborations
  • applying stability and locomotor skills to dodge and feint in different movement situations
  • applying kicking, striking and throwing skills to propel an object and keep it in motion
  • combining surface propulsion and underwater skills in an aquatic environment
  • composing and performing a range of complex static and dynamic balances on different body parts or rotating and/or pivoting
  • jumping with control for height and distance using a variety of body positions
  • performing activities that involve a transition from one skill to another, such as from dribbling to shooting or from leaping to balancing
  • designing a sequence of passes between teammates to maintain possession or move a piece of equipment from one point to another
  • experimenting with different music genres such as Indian bhangra music when performing creative dances
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Recreation,  Outdoor education,  Adventure games,  Fundamental movement skills,  Sports

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