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Home learning - Position and direction in football

KS1/Foundation
Maths

Home learning - Position and direction in football

KS1/Foundation
Position and direction

Learn to describe position and give directions.

Help find the equipment before taking of the role of players and managers to practice following and giving instructions.

What resources are in this pack?

How long does it take to deliver this pack?

clock This should be around 35 to 50 minutes.

Learning outcomes

Children will be able to:

  • describe position and follow instructions for positions using the words 'above', 'below', 'to the left' and 'to the right', with adjacent objects
  • describe position and follow instructions for positions using the words 'above', 'below', 'forwards', 'backwards', 'to the left' and 'to the right', with objects different distances apartmake deductions from information in a data table
  • use measures of turn when describing how to get to a specific location

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The Maths: Position and direction in football

Understand the maths required to tackle the activities in this pack.

Being able to describe position and give directions is important if you want to be a successful footballer or football manager.


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Quiz: Position and direction in football

Test yourself on your knowledge of calculating time with this quiz. Try it again at the end to see if your understanding has improved.

The answers can be found at the end of the quiz.


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Main activity: Find the football kit!

We have two levels of activity sheet for you to try - start with the easier one before trying the slightly harder one. At each level you will need to locate pieces of football kit using your understanding of the key words for describing position and direction.



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Extra time: Football treasure hunt

Football Treasure Hunt is a fun activity that will get you on your feet to demonstrate your understanding of how to give and follow directions.

Why not also get other members of your household involved in your active maths?

Share your efforts with @PLCommunities on Twitter, including the hashtag #PLPrimaryStars.