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Year 3

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown for

Physical Education

 

Year 3

 

Acquiring and

 

Evaluating and

Health and fitness

 

 

Dance

developing skills

 

improving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

•   Can they select and use the

•   Can they explain how their

•   Can they explain why it is

•   Can they improvise freely,

most appropriate skills,

 

work is similar and different

important to warm-up and

translating ideas from a

actions or ideas?

 

from that of others?

cool-down?

stimulus into movement?

•   Can they move and use

With help, do they recognise

•   Can they identify some

•   Can they share and create

actions with co-ordination

 

how performances could be

muscle groups used in

phrases with a partner and in

and control?

 

improved?

gymnastic activities?

small groups?

 

 

 

 

•   Can they repeat, remember

 

 

 

 

and perform these phrases in

 

 

 

 

a dance?

 

 

 

 

 

Games

 

Gymnastics

Athletics

Outdoor/

 

adventurous

 

 

 

 

•   Can they throw and catch

•   Can they use a greater

•   Can they run at fast, medium

•   Can they follow a map in a

with control when under

 

number of their own ideas for

and slow speeds, changing

familiar context?

limited pressure?

 

movement in response to a

speed and direction?

•   Can they move from one

•   Are they aware of space and

 

task?

•   Can they link running and

location to another following

use it to support team-mates

•   Can they adapt sequences

jumping activities with some

a map?

and cause problems for the

 

to suit different types of

fluency, control and

•   Can they use clues to follow a

opposition?

 

apparatus and their partner’s

consistency?

route?

•   Do they know and use rules

 

ability?

•   Can they make up and

•   Can they follow a route

fairly to keep games going?

Can they explain how

repeat a short sequence of

safely?

•   Can they keep possession

 

strength and suppleness

linked jumps?

 

with some success when using

 

affect performances?

•   Can they take part in a relay

 

equipment that is not used for

Can they compare and

activity, remembering when

 

throwing and catching skills?

 

contrast gymnastic

to run and what to do?

 

 

 

sequences, commenting on

•   Do they throw a variety of

 

 

 

similarities and differences?

objects, changing their action

 

 

 

 

for accuracy and distance?

 

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