Glossary

To gather information from a variety of sources.

Any form of regular physical activity that children do, which includes moderate to vigorous bursts of high energy, and which raises their heart rate and makes them ‘huff and puff’. Active play can occur indoors or outdoors, alone, with a partner or in a group. Active play may be structured and can involve rules, time limits or special equipment or play can be unstructured, or spontaneous. As well as giving children an opportunity to be physically active, play can develop skills such as persistence, negotiation, problem-solving, planning and cooperation.

To argue in support of a cause or position, or speak out and act on behalf of yourself or another to ensure that your or others’ interests are taken into account.

To examine and break down information into parts, make inferences and find evidence to support generalisations, to find meaning or relationships and identify patterns, similarities and differences.

To use in a particular situation.