Football: Mini-Soccer

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • 30mins or more
  • Cones, appropriately sized football, bibs, goals
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
Football: Mini-Soccer
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

Mini-soccer introduces pupils to the game of football through a reduced format of the game. 

  • Activity: Group 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through team competition 
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included
  • Pupil roles: Participant, leader, official 
  • Space: Outdoors - ensure the pitch space is suitable for the specific age group participating in the activity 
  • Equipment: Playing area with marking or cones, appropriately sized football, bibs and goals


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