St Anne's Catholic Primary School

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MR WHELAN'S PE CHALLENGE

This term we plan to develop skills needed for Athletics.

ATHLETICS - SPORTS DAY EXTRAVAGANZA PART 2! Week Beginning - 6th July

MR WHELAN'S SPORTS DAY AT HOME!

Mr Whelan's would like you to participate and keep active. Here are five activities for you to get involved in at home. Record your scores and share with us your photos on twitter through @stannespri and #StAnnesSportsDayAtHome.

Why not try and get your family involved at home and extended family virtually.

CHALLENGE 1!

SHUTTLE RUNS! 100m DASH

How quickly can you run 100 metres?

 Set up a distance of 5 or 10 metres marked at either end using cones or an alternative mark (pegs, tape, tins etc…) to create the running lane.

 

Run the 5 metre distance a total of 20 times to or 10 metres distance a total of 10 times to complete 100 metres.

Record your results to two decimal points, for example 0.56 seconds or 1.10 (minutes and seconds). 

 

CHALLENGE 2!

BEAN BAG THROW!

How many times can you throw a beanbag into a hoop in 60 seconds?

Stand 3 large steps away from the hoop. 

 

You need to collect the beanbag and return to the throwing line once thrown.

 

Equipment

A beanbag and a hoop If you do not have a beanbag or a hoop, why not use a pair of socks and a washing basket instead!

CHALLENGE 3!

TAP UP TENNIS!

How many times can you tap up a tennis ball on a racket in 60 seconds?


If the ball touches the floor, time continues, but your score freezes until you start tapping again!

 

Equipment

A tennis racket and a ball
If you do not have a racket and ball, use something with a flat surface and a pair of socks!

 

 

CHALLENGE 4!

STAR JUMPS!

How many star jumps can you complete in two minutes?


Make sure you clap your hands above your head and bring your feet together.

Can you maintain your technique even when you are tired?

 

 

 

 

 

  

CHALLENGE 5!

STANDING LONG JUMP!

How far can you jump? 


This activity can be done in an outside space.

Use a marker to make a start position.

You must stand with both feet on the marker and do a standing jump to land on both feet.


You will need to measure with a measuring stick or a tape measure.

ALTERNATIVE SPORTS DAY AT HOME ACTIVITIES

1-MINUTE KICK UP CHALLENGE

How long does it take you to do 5 kick ups?
How many kick ups can you do in 1 minute?

SIT AND STAND

How many sit-down-and-stand-ups can you do from a chair until you just can’t do any more?

 

 

STORK STAND BALANCE

How long can you balance on one leg?

Can you blindfold yourself and try the same balance? 

 

WASHING LINE CHALLENGE

How quickly can you peg 5-clothes on to the washing line?

Can you peg 7 clothes?

How about 10?

 

WATER RACE

Fill a bowl with water, fill a cup and race to the other bowl/sink.

Run back.

How many cups of water can you put in the bowl/sink in a minute.

ATHLETICS - SPORTS DAY EXTRAVAGANZA! Week Beginning - 29th June

BUILD YOUR OWN SPORTS DAY!

If in school, plans would of started to be put in place for SPORTS DAY!

This week I would like you to plan your own individual Sports Day with at least five activities demonstrating different skills.

PLAN, PARTICIPATE, SHARE AND CELEBRATE!

PLAN your day and activities.

PARTICIPATE in your activities and get your whole family involved.

SHARE photos and videos of your Sports Day with us @stannespri and using #SportsDayAtHome

Then CELEBRATE!

 

You can download your very own Sports Day certificate here.

Athletics - Summer 2 Term

WEEK 1 CHALLENGE! Standing Long Jump (Week Beginning - 1st June)

      

Over the next few weeks we are going to focus on jumping in athletics. This week I want you to focus on the Cross the River Challenge. Can you complete the challenge and cross the river without touching the floor!

Cross the River

After a few turns, have a go at increasing the distance of flat objects/zones (indoors or outdoors) and focus on jumping from each object or zone. There is no limit on objects now as we are focusing on our jumping.

Question Suggestions

  • How what the best method for crossing the river?
  • How did you feel when you were successful?
  • When you increased the distance how did you travel across? Explain your technique.
  • What parts of your body did you use?

WEEK 2 CHALLENGE! Standing Long Jump (Week Beginning - 8th June)

Standing Long Jump courtesy of @YouthSportTrust.

Standing Long Jump Activity  - Can you focus on your technique and concentrate on your landing?

Top Tip

Jumping Further - Keep your head up, swing your arms and bend your knees when you land.

Question Suggestions

  • What did you learn after each jump?
  • How did you keep focused?
  • How can you jump further?
  • Why are your arms and knees important when jumping?

WEEK 3 CHALLENGE! Standing Long Jump (Week Beginning - 15th June)

Have a go at this activity today from @YouthSportTrust. Standing Long Jump Activity 2

Key Questions 

How can we use our bodies to reach the marker furthest away?

How can I improve my standing long jump?

How did you adapt your technique to be able to jump further?

How did you feel when you achieved a new jumping distance?

 

Have a look at the images (click to enlarge) below to support your technique, Get Ready - Explode Forward - Feet in Front - The Proper Focus.

WEEK 4 CHALLENGE! Sprinting (Week Beginning - 22nd July)

Here is this weeks PE lesson. We are focusing on sprinting.

Sprinting -  Athletics Lesson (pdf)

 

Rounders - Summer 1 Term

WEEK 1 CHALLENGE! Bowling/Underarm Throw (Week Beginning - 27th April)

The bowler must bowl a ball towards the batter so that: it is thrown with a smooth underarm action. Here is your #HomeChallenge courtesy of @YouthSportTrust.

Home PE in the Box

You can increase your distance for difficulty.

If you don't have any bean bags you could use socks. If you are in the garden, you could use a tennis ball or practice bowling to the wall.

What other ideas have you got to practice your underarm thrown? 

Question Suggestions

  • How do we need to hold the ball?
  • How did you change your technique for the different distances?
  • How do we throw the ball underarm?
  • Why is a smooth underarm action important?
  • How did you stay motivated to keep trying?
  • What do you think was successful in your learning today and what did you find difficult?

WEEK 2 CHALLENGE! Bowling/Underarm Throw (Week Beginning - 4th May)

Last Monday we started our Rounders, focusing on our underarm throw/bowling.

Using your underarm technique I want you to practice bowling a good ball. A good ball is below the head and above the knees and a smooth action. 

NO BALL

  • Not smooth underarm action
  • Ball is above head or below knee
  • Ball bounces on way to you
  • Wide or straight at body

Indoor - practice with socks bowling at a door or wall.

Outdoor - practice against a tall fence or wall (tennis ball)

 Question Suggestions

  • What are some key reasons for the ball being called a no ball?
  • What is a good ball?
  • Why is a smooth underarm action important?
  • At what height should we release the ball?
  • What do you think was successful in your learning today and what did you find difficult?

WEEK 3 CHALLENGE! Throwing Accuracy (Week Beginning - 11th May)

We have focused on our underarm technique (bowling) in the last two weeks. Today we are focusing on throwing at a target with accuracy. TOP TIP Step forwards with one foot, releasing the object from low to high using your opposite hand.

Have a go at Target Treasure. Video clip of this activity is below. 

Target Treasure

Challenge yourself by increasing the distance if you can. REMEMBER: IT'S ABOUT THROWING WITH ACCURACY.

Question Suggestions

  • What are some key reasons for throwing a ball with accuracy in rounders?
  • Why is eye-hand coordination important?
  • What parts of your body are you using when throwing at a target?
  • What key skills have you learnt today?
  • What do you think was successful in your learning today and what did you find difficult?

WEEK 4 CHALLENGE! Catching Technique (Week Beginning - 18th May)

Developing our catching technique for rounders. Have a go at Top Ten at home. Video clip of this activity is below

Challenge Yourself

  1.  Increase the distance
  2. Increase the number of catches or see how many catches you can do in a minute.
  3. Vary the types of throws in twos to challenge your catching ability - you could throw high, low, chest height and practice catching while moving.

Question Suggestions

  • What have you learned about catching today?
  • How did you change your techinque as distance increased?
  • What were some of the reasons you dropped the ball?
  • When moving towards a catch, what did you need to focus on or change?
  • What do you think was successful in your learning today and what did you find difficult?

WEEK 5 CHALLENGE! Catching Technique (Week Beginning - 25th May)

Continued focus on catching This week I would like you to practice these three catching techniques below.

  • The High Catch
  • The Skim Catch
  • The Close Catch - (Is to deal with catches close to the posts or low strikes, not wickets as stated in the image)

Also have a read through ROUNDERS AT HOME: Body Position, Safe Hands and Anticipating the Speed.

 

Question Suggestions

  • What can you tell me about the three different catches today?
  • Do you know when you might use these catches in rounders?
  • What did you find easy and what did you find difficult when developing these catches? Why?
  • Why is body position important?
  • Why is hands positioning important?
  • What does it mean anticipating the speed?
  • What do you think was successful in your learning today and what did you find difficult?