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This term children will learn about Athletics. They have the opportunity to develop their existing running, jumping and throwing skills as well as learn new skills. They will be running for speed and endurance as well as recapping on relay running, including the baton exchange and running over hurdles. They will be trying to achieve their personal best in the standing long jump, triple jump and vertical jump and will be involved in setting up various jumping activities, including measuring the jumps. They will learn the technique for the overhead heave throw and will be evaluating their own and other’s performances. The children will be given opportunities to take part in individual, paired and group activities and games.

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Go to www.britishathletics.org.uk for information and news on British Athletics as well as how to get started and where to find your local club.

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