PE and Sport Year 1

PE and Sport at KS, Years 1 and 2

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

Year 1 children can:


  • I can throw underarm.
  • I can hit a ball with a bat.
  • I can move and stop safely.
  • I can throw and catch with both hands.
  • I can throw and kick in different ways.


  • I can make my body curled, tense, stretched and relaxed.
  • I can control my body when travelling and balancing.
  • I can copy sequences and repeat them.
  • I can roll, curl, travel and balance in different ways.


  • I can move to music.
  • I can copy dance moves.
  • I can perform my own dance moves.
  • I can make up a short dance.
  • I can move safely in a space.


  • I can copy actions.
  • I can repeat actions and skills.
  • I can move with control and care.
  • I can use equipment safely.


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