I am self-motivated and confident when physically active and I

  • enjoy what I am doing;
  • concentrate when taking part in activities and am not easily distracted;
  • enjoy challenges and solving problems on my own and as part of a team;
  • am resilient and persevere until I make progress and achieve personal success;
  • have positive body language and feel good about myself;
  • take part in a variety of physical activities on a daily basis within my community.

I can

  • use, adapt and apply my learning in a wide variety of increasingly complex challenges and in familiar, unfamiliar and changing contexts;
  • take increasing responsibility for my actions, and consider the impact on others;
  • use a range of digital technologies creatively to enhance my performance and well-being;
  • describe how physical activity affects my body and mind and why it is good for me;
  • use a simple relevant vocabulary to say how to improve my performance and that of others;
  • lead and demonstrate alternative roles in small groups and teams;
  • explain how appropriate physical activity, nutrition, rest and recovery impact on health and well-being;
  • set relevant personal targets;
  • demonstrate a range of leadership roles in larger groups and teams, both competitive and cooperative.

I can

  • use, adapt and apply my skills in familiar, unfamiliar and changing contexts, on land and in water, with an increasing awareness of safety;
  • play cooperatively and sensitively with other children;
  • read, anticipate and react to the environment in some situations;
  • perform more complex skills with body tension improving balance, and coordination;
  • link skills with increasing effectiveness to create longer sequences of actions;
  • use skills to respond imaginatively to creative stimuli and different situations;
  • swim 25 metres with clothes on (shorts and t-shirt), then tread water for 30 seconds and demonstrate an action for getting help and move into the Heat Escape Lessening Position (H.E.L.P);
  • demonstrate an effective throwing rescue, using a rope to pull a casualty/partner from a minimum distance of 5 metres to the side of the pool;
  • rotate to floating on the front (from floating on the back) and then return to floating on the back in one motion, completing a 360° rotation, either as a log roll or a horizontal roll;
  • cycle safely in a shared space with a range of users, maintaining balance and control, responding appropriately to hazards and cues, including an emergency stop;
  • plan routes to cycle with an awareness of safety.