Physical Education KS1 / KS2: Simple Indoor Track and Field Challenges

Join commentators Johnny and Jasmine as they introduce a range of athletics challenges, including sprinting on the spot for 30 seconds, squat high jump and throwing at a target.

Throughout the clip they also provide technical advice for improving your performance; including diet, hydration, sleep and determination.

This is from the series: Let's Get Active

Teacher Notes

You could set up a series of simple events, similar to those in the clip.

This could include a race, vertical jump test, a long jump or indoor shot.

Pupils could also make up new races, such as a fireman’s ladder race, crab race or rolling race.

Key curriculum skills: Running (pump arms, stay tall, knees up, kick out).

Throwing (L-Shape feet, throwing elbow back, pull hard and push, step forwards).

Catching (wide base, fingers together fingers up - catching boxes together or fingers down) Jumping (low squat, arms back, spring up, head leads).

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching Physical Education. This topic appears in KS1 and KS2 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and Early and First level and Second Level in Scotland.

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Physical Education KS1 / KS2: Lava Zone - Balance, Agility and Coordination skills
Physical Education KS1 / KS2: Dodge Zone - Throwing and Catching skills
Physical Education KS1 / KS2: Obstacle Challenge - Trust and Teamwork
Physical Education KS1 / KS2: Hybrid Sports - Attacking and Defending