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Athletics activities

The athletics context


Curriculum provision of athletics can play a key role in developing physical literacy. It provides an introduction to, and progression in, running, jumping and throwing, and can establish firm foundations for confident and competent participation in other physical education, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA) activities. Primary school is a key environment in which to develop the fundamental principles associated with these skills in their purest forms.

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