Key Words and Meanings - Year 7 Physical Education
  • Boys - RugbyGirls - Netball
    OrienteeringMoving around the land with the help of a map and compass. 
    LocationA specific point on a map. 
    Control PointA point located on the ground by precise surveying that when identified on aerial photographs provides the control necessary for producing a photomap. 
    MapA paper diagram of a land mass area. 
    CompassAn instrument used to tell north, south, east or west. This can be used to calculate location. 
    RouteThe way of planned travel. 
    ScaleThe size of one thing in comparison to another. 
    TeamworkPeople working together. 
    CommunicationSpeaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on listening to one another and working together. 
    DiscoveryFinding out something. 
  • Gymnastics
    GroupMore than two. 
    PointA specific place or area. 
    RollMove in a particular direction by turning over and over on an axis. 
    BalanceAn even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. 
    MotifA dominant or recurring idea. 
    CreativityThe use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness. 
    PerformCarry out, accomplish, or fulfil (an action, task, or function). 
    ExtensionA part that is added to something to enlarge or prolong it. 
    TensionApply a force to (something) which tends to stretch it. 
  • Striking and Fielding
    FieldingAttempt to catch or stop the ball and return it after it has been hit by the batsman or batter, thereby preventing runs being scored or base runners advancing. 
    StrikingAn aggressive purposeful action with the aim of either preventing another team scoring or ensuring your own team scores. 
    BattingThe action of hitting with or using a bat, especially in cricket or baseball. 
    ThrowPropel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand. 
    CatchIntercept and hold (something which has been thrown, propelled, or dropped). 
    CricketAn open-air game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players, the object of the game being to score more runs than the opposition. 
    RoundersA ball game played (chiefly in British schools) with a cylindrical wooden bat, in which players run round a circuit of bases after hitting the ball. 
    SoftballA modified form of baseball played on a smaller field with a larger, softer ball, seven rather than nine innings, and underarm pitching. The game evolved in the US during the late 19th century from a form of indoor baseball. 
    Stoolball(in the UK) A team game resembling cricket, with a board (originally a stool) as a wicket, played chiefly by women and girls. 
    Long BarrierOn a bumpy outfield, or if the ball is travelling at speed it makes sense to get a good barrier in front of the ball. 
  • Badminton
  • Boys - Basketball and HockeyGirls - Rugby
  • Athletics