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Links to QCA Science Planning Units

Year 2 Unit 2A Health and Growth
Section 4 – Exercising
Year 4 Unit 4A Moving and Growing
Section 8 – Muscles and Exercise

Use skipping as the exercise that children undertake before identifying which part of the body is exercising and discussing how they feel after skipping.
These units could link with the suggestions for Units C1, 2 and 3 from the mathematics framework.

Year 5 Unit 5A Keeping Healthy
Section 6 – Measuring Pulse Rate
Section 7 – Fast and Slow Pulse Rates
Section 8 – Exercise and Pulse Rate

Skipping could be used as the exercise to raise pulse rates and can be linked with maths units C1, 2 and 3