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PE Team

Welcome to the PE Team!

Round Diamond School's PE Team consists of:
Miss Hall and Mr Donkin

PE kit expectations 

 

Can all students please have their P.E kit in school everyday Monday - Friday. This is so if your child has been selected for a surprise activity, Intra school activity or an extra-curricular exercise, they will have their kit to take part.

Essential P.E Kit 

The correct and appropriate PE kit needed is:

- Pullover jumper (no zips or hoodies)

- Plain white shirt or RD house PE shirt (which can be bought from the office)

- Plain black or navy shorts
- Plain black or navy jogging bottoms

- Trainers (no plimsolls or sandals)

- Waterproof Jacket (Not coat) 

 

We'd also like to suggest the following for your child, but these are NOT compulsory:

- Shin pads

- Navy Long/Football socks

- Beanie hat - (No tassels or Bobbles)

- Winter gloves 

- Skins

 

 

        P. E KIT FOR LESSONS 

Week commencing 30/11/20

This term the Nursery children have been learning skills that will lead into gymnastics. The children have enjoyed using the large scale apparatus to move over, under and along using different parts of their bodies. Some of their learning has been linked to the story 'We're going on a bear hunt' and combining their listening and attention skills. 

 

Week commencing 23/11/20

This half term the year 5s are learning team play, tactics and sharpening their co-ordination, agility and thinking skills in 'Chance to Shine' cricket and basketball lessons.

This week, the year 6s took part in either an intra tag rugby or basketball competition. Winners to be decided in a few weeks time. 

Week commencing 16/11/20

This half term, the year 1 children are continuing to improve their fundamental movement skills. During one lessson, the children are using 'Action Mats' to explore a range of movements with their bodies. The action mats help to promote story telling and sequencing of activities so the children have to remember the order of different movements related to the mats. 

In their second PE lesson of the week, they are learning ball skills such as bouncing, throwing and catching using a range of different sized balls. These skills help to improve their hand-eye co-ordination. 

Week commencing 9/11/20

This half term, the Year 3's are focusing on Dance in one of their weekly PE lessons. They will be learning how to put short movement phrases together using different dynamics and levels and go onto create pathways within their dance. They will work individually and collaboratively to create a dance based on the 'solar system' making sure they use changes of speed, strength, level and direction. 

YEAR 2 Gymnastics

Week commencing 19/10/20

This week to finish our invasion games learning on football, years 4,5 and 6 are taking part in an intra house competition. Houses score 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. In year 6, St. David's narrowly came out on top beating St. Andrew's by 1 point! Well done to all the children, great determination and sportsmanship from all the teams. 

INTRA HOUSE FOOTBALL - YEAR 4

Thursday 22nd October 2020 - It was Year 4s turn to take part in an intra house football tournament. The children enjoyed being competitive and took part with lots of enthusiasm. The winning house on this occasion was St. Patrick's with St. George's in second place.

INTRA HOUSE FOOTBALL - YEAR 5

It was another close competition in the year 5 Intra house football, with St Patrick narrowly defeating St David's by 1 point. Well done to all the children for great teamwork and sportsmanship.

INTRA HOUSE FOOTBALL - Year 6

Week commencing 12/10/20

In PE this term, year 2 have been concentrating on football and gymnastics. In football, the children have been focusing on dribbling and developing some basic ball mastery skills. They have worked on using both feet when dribbling, whilst using a range of surfaces of the foot through imaginative games.

In gymnastics, the children have been learning basic ways of travelling and changing direction, twisting/turning and have just begun to be introduced to some apparatus.

SPORTS CREW LUNCHTIME CLUBS

Week commencing 5/10/20

This term the nursery children are learning about different ways to travel and exploring fundamental skills. This week we have been learning how to throw underarm and aim for a target.

Nursery PE

SPORTS CREW LUNCHTIME CHALLENGES

Week commencing 28/9/20

In year 1, the children have been learning some fundamental skills such as running a curve, changing speed and direction and jumping.

They have also been learning to send and receive a ball to themselves and to control a ball through bouncing, dribbling and passing.

Multi-skills

Week commencing 21/9/20

This term year 6 are concentrating on football and gymnastics. In gymnastics we have been learning to develop our movements and ensuring fluency and control. This week we were linking methods of flight and travelling with controlled balances to make interesting and imaginative sequences. 

This week in the year 6 football lesson we concentrated on improving our dribbling skills and learning to do a skill and turn combination. We then used these skills within game play. 

Year 6 - Travelling and Flight in Gymnastics

Week commencing 14/9/20

 

This term reception children are focusing on movement, spatial awareness and multi-skills within their PE lessons. This week we have been learning how to move in different directions and played games to help us find a space.

Year R - Travelling in a range of directions

Week commencing 7/9/20

 

This term the year 4's will be taking part in Gymnastics and Invasion (Football) activities in their P.E lessons. This week the children doing gymnastics have been learning how to do twist jumps. They then worked with a partner to create a short sequence to incorporate a travel, turn, travel and a twist jump. 

In their football lesson the children practiced their dribbling skills and then used these skills within games to attack and defend. 

Week commencing 3/9/20

We have started the new term by doing a 'Marathon competition'. The idea is for the children to run as any laps of 100m as they can in 10 minutes with the aim of getting as close to the marathon distance of 42,200m as possible. 

This activity encourages stamina and determination to keep going. 

 

MARATHON COMPETITION

 

Year 6 in action! We started to learn about how to pace ourselves to keep going over a loner period of time. Some great performances including someone who ran 16 laps over the 10 minute period (1mile).

Home learning - striking and fielding

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Home learning - Throwing and catching

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Home learning activities - football

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Some football activities you can complete from home using little equipment and space. Let us know how you get on and any high scores or records you break!

Home learning activities - football

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Some football activities you can complete from home using little equipment and space. Let us know how you get on and any high scores or records you break!

Home learning activities - gymnastics

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Some gymnastics activities you can complete from home using little equipment and space. Let us know how you get on and any high scores or records you break!

Home learning activities - football (passing)

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Some football activities you can complete from home using little equipment and space. Let us know how you get on and any high scores or records you break!

Home learning activities - Football

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Some football activities you can complete from home using little equipment and space. Let us know how you get on and any high scores or records you break!

Thursday 2nd April 2020 

Here are a some fun home activities for you to try. Watch the demos and practice alone or with your families.

Home Activities

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Some ideas to keep you active at home

Home Activities

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Bat and Ball challenge 

One throw one hit one catch - One throw two hits one catch - one throw three hits one catch - How many hits can you do without a catch?

Home Activities

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Keepy - uppy challenge 

One bounce one kick - One bounce two kicks - one bounce three kicks - How many kicks without bounces can you get to?

Home Activities

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Bounce & Catch 

One bounce one catch - Can you do 20 bounce catches right hand - 20 left hand

Home Activities

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Fitness   

Little bursts of speeds to keep fitness levels high. Repeat 6/8 times  

Home Activities

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Fun body conditioning exercise 

Create ways of travel while holding up your body weight - Be sure to rest between turns - Try this activity first - repeat 4 times 

DODGEBALL - WEEK 1

 

WC 16/03/2020

 

Year 4 have been thinking carefully about their body position in Dodgeball, concentrating on their hand-eye coordination in order to think strategically about the game (for example, they had to make the decision on whether to catch or dodge the oncoming ball). 

HANDBALL- WEEK 3

 

WC 09/03/2020

 

Year 3 have been developing their long range passes. They needed to ensure that their body was in the correct position in order to throw accurately. 

HANDBALL- WEEK 2

 

WC 02/03/2020

 

Year 2 were given the challenge of progressing up the pitch to get into the scoring zone in order to shoot for goal. This means that they had to work as a team and pass to each other in order to get into advanced positions. 

HANDBALL- WEEK 1

 

WC 24/02/2020

 

Year 1 have been using their knowledge and skills previously learnt in Netball and Basketball and applying them to Handball. They were given the challenge of most passes; if they not dropped the ball, they had to start from the beginning! 

DANCE - WEEK 3

 

WC 10/02/2020

 

Year 6 have worked in groups to create their own dance from scratch! They were given the following criteria which they had to include in their sequence:

  • Travelling movement
  • Hold a position for 3 seconds
  • Variety of levels

 

DANCE - WEEK 2

 

WC 03/02/2020

 

Year 5 have learnt the skill of mirroring in dance. They had to think of their own dance sequence to 'This is Me' and their partner had to copy the movements exactly by looking at each other. They then swapped roles to explore other movements. 

DANCE - WEEK 1

 

WC 27/01/2020

 

Year 4 have been exploring different movements in dance. They had a challenge of keeping to an 8 beat rhythm and then perform this to their peers. 

GYMNASTICS - WEEK 3

 

WC 20/01/2020

 

Year 3 were challenged to put a 3 part sequence together using their own ideas. They had to ensure it included a travelling movement and a roll. They evaluated their own and each other's performances. 

GYMNASTICS - WEEK 2

 

WC 13/01/2020

 

Year 2 have been learning the different shapes in gymnastics, trying to perform them at different levels (low, high, on apparatus) and hold them for 5 seconds. They developed their core strength in doing so. 

GYMNASTICS - WEEK 1

 

WC 06/01/2020

 

Year 1 have been learning how to jump and land safely off of the apparatus. This was an exciting lesson for them and they were able to express themselves through different movements. A fun lesson had by all! 

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NETBALL - WEEK 3

 

WC 16/12/2019

 

Year 1 have been developing hand to eye coordination by using a variety of different balls. They were introduced to the 4 different netball passes that Year 2 had learnt the previous week. 

NETBALL - WEEK 2

 

WC 09/12/2019

 

In pairs, Year 2 focused on their passing and receiving skills. Their target was to remember the 4 basic netball passes; chest, bounce, overhead and shoulder. They were encouraged to think about the strength of each pass. 

WC 09/12/2019

Netball drills for kids

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NETBALL - WEEK 1

 

WC 02/12/2019

 

Year 3 developed their understanding of basic rules of netball, with a focus of the footwork rule (not moving their feet when in possession of the ball). 

THE BASE CLASS

 

WC 25/11/2019

 

The Base children have been using the apparatus to develop their balance and coordination skills. They experimented with moving in various ways across, through, on and under the equipment. 

BASKETBALL - WEEK 3

 

WC 18/11/2019

 

Year 4 were challenged to complete two different skills on route to the basket before shooting for points. A challenging game they enjoyed.

BASKETBALL - WEEK 2

 

WC 11/11/2019

 

Year 5 showed their defending and transitional skills in game play. Working on winning the ball back and attacking the basket.

BASKETBALL - WEEK 1

 

WC 04/11/2019

 

Year 6 showed their lay up skills along with rebounds. An advanced exercise was to add defenders in for attackers to beat and score.

NURSERY - PE

 

WC 21/10/2019

 

Nursery have enjoyed taking part in Busy Feet movement this week! They followed instructions well in order to move their bodies in different ways such as jumping, hopping and running. They also started to sing along to the songs :-) 

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FOOTBALL- WEEK 3

 

WC 14/10/2019

 

Year 1 have been scoring lots of goals in football this week, practising their striking skills.

FOOTBALL -WEEK 2 

WC 07/10/2019

 

Year 2 have showed fantastic football dribbling skills this week creating many ways to beat defenders and progress towards goal. 

FOOTBALL WEEK 1 

 

WC 30/09/2019

 

Year 3 - Passing and receiving - This week the children were creating different ways to pass the ball to a partner using different parts of their foot. On receiving the ball children were challenged to keep the ball close to them with only a small space to work in.

WC 30/09/2019

 

 

Soccer Drills: Passing & Receiving

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RECEPTION - PE

 

WC 23/09/2019

 

Reception classes learnt how to get themselves changed for PE. They tried really hard to follow instructions from the adults in order to keep all their belongings safe and be ready for a PE lesson. Good job! 

TAG RUBY - WEEK 3 

 

WC 16/09/2019

 

Year 4 - Avoiding taggers - Children enjoyed this energetic tagging and dodging lesson. Some very creative movements and skills on  show.

 

TAG RUBY - WEEK 2 

 

WC 09/09/2019

 

Year 5 - Dodging the defence - Super lesson from our year 5s this week. Attacking and scoring tries while avoiding defenders

TAG RUGBY - WEEK 1  

 

WC 02/09/2019 

 

Year 6 - Connecting & combining. This week year 6 showed good team work and work ethic in P.E 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 15th May

This week we have been lucky to have our sports crew leaders help out with our Nursery, Reception and Year 2 lessons. 

Friday 10th May 2019 

Round Diamonds fabulous Nursery and Recption classes showing their P.E skills 

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Round Diamonds sports crew working alongside our Nursery classes

2/4/19

Base group showing a variety of skills in P.E 

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1/4/19

Year 5 showing their Rounders skills along with 

Our KS1 Classes enjoying the Sporting Futures team delivering the KS1 ON TOUR programme 

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Thursday 7th March 

Reception World book day P.E 

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Wednesday 6th March Reception

classes learning Cricket skills 

 

 

Year 2 showing Cricket their Cricket skills 

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Nursery children showing their skills 

1-3-2019

Year 4 Girls performing their gymnastics moves 

25-2-2019

Year 1 basketball pass and move 

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Year 3 Tag Rugby with Stevenage Rugby coach 

27-2-2019

The base children enjoyed their P.E challenge

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Year 3 performing Tag Rugby skills with P.E Team and Stevenage Rugby Coach 

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Year 3 showing Tag Rugby skills 

5/2/19

Base class enjoying the physical challenge experience 

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4/2/19 Year 1 1st Tag Rugby lesson 

24/01/2019

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Year 6 girls’ basketball in action.

24/01/2019 - Reception PE

11.01.2019 -Year 4 Netball

 Year 4 pupils focuses on key netball skills including: passing and receiving the ball. These skills were then transferred into game play. 

 

 

Welcome Back 2018-2019

The PE Team would like to welcome back everyone to school for the new academic year. Mr Stephenson, Mr Wickens and Mr Irving have been working very hard over the summer so everyone continues to get their outstanding lessons and opportunities.

 

Our PE/Sporting clubs are scheduled to start the week commencing the 17th September so please bring back your club choice letters to the school office ASAP!

 

PE lessons will start on the 5th September so we would like to also remind all parents/carers and children of the PE kit that is expected in school. School PE kit consists of a plain pullover jumper (no hoodies or zips), a plain white shirt or RD badge PE shirt which you can purchase from the school office, plain black or navy shorts, plain black or blue jogging bottoms and trainers (no plimsolls or sandals please). We would also strongly suggest that everyone should have a waterproof coat in school, especially during the Autumn and Spring term as PE will still take place throughout the winter.

 

It is important that PE kit is brought in to school on Monday morning, and does not leave school until Friday afternoon at the end of the day. This is so your child will not potentially miss out on any PE time and/or events due to emergency changes.

 

Even though the following is not essential, we additionally have put together a list that we recommend children to have so they are ready for all different types of lessons:

- Shin pads (if your child is taking part in football club, then it is compulsory that your child wears shin pads)

- Football socks

- Woolly hat

- Winter gloves

- Skins

 

Finally, the PE Team would like to wish everyone a successful year of learning ahead.

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