Unit 1.2

Jessica Anne
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Understand children's need for exercise

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Benefits of exercise for physical development 1) helps control body fat 2) develops stronger muscles & bones 3) encourages hand/eye coordination
Benefits of exercise for social development 1) boosts self esteem 2) develops confidence 3) encourages children to feel good about themselves
Benefits of exercise for cognitive development 1) improves sleep quality 2) boosts memory 3) enhances your mood
Benefits of exercise for children who exercise regularly 1) less likely to be overweight 2) likely to have more energy
Long term benefits of exercise it can help reduce illnesses such as: 1) heart disease 2) diabetes
Current frameworks (EYFS) "physical development involves providing young children with opportunities to be active & interactive, & to develop their coordination, control & movement.
Current frameworks (UNCRC) "All children have the right to an education which develops their physical abilities alongside all their other areas of development"
Why is outdoor access important? Provides children with space and fresh air and offers the opportunity to explore, discover and develop their imaginations & physical abilities.
what are the local initiatives which promote c children's exercise? 1) Change4Life 2) Play England 3) Local initatives
What are the benefits of working in partnership with parents and carers in relation to supporting children's exercise? 1) parents can help motivate children. 2) parents can act as role model. 3) they will have more impact on the child's behaviour. 4) parents can volunteer in settings e.g. to do exercise with children
What is inclusion? the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure
What is inclusive practice? it means providing the support that is needed to enable all children to participate. it ensures all children have equality of opportunity and enables them to achieve their potential.
what is reflective practice? Reflective practice is the capacity to reflect on action so as to engage in a process of continuous learning. According to one definition it involves "paying critical attention to the practical values and theories which inform everyday actions, by examining practice reflectively and reflexively.
What are the skills needed for reflective practice? 1) self awareness 2) ability to view situations from a number of perspectives 3) ability to analyse critically and seek solutions 4) ability to use evidence in supporting and evaluating decision or position
what does reflective practice do? 1) identify strengths and weaknesses 2) plan next steps 3) problem solves 4) identify areas for professional development 5) supports continuous review 6) support the evaluation and planning cycle
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