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P.E. – Year 1


Download our Year 1 P.E. curriculum here.


(Core task: Moving Along)

Developing skills
  • I can copy and explore basic body actions demonstrated by my teacher
  • I can choose movements to make into my own dance phrases
Making and applying
  • I know where my heart is and why it beats faster
  • I can link movement to moods, ideas and feelings
Physical and metal
  • I can practise and repeat my dance phrase with some control
  • I can copy simple movement patterns from others
Evaluate and improve
  • I can use simple dance vocabulary to describe movement
  • I can respond to different stimuli with a range of actions


(Core task: Making Shapes)

Developing skills
  • I can perform simple gymnastics movements (jump, roll, travel, climb, still)
  • I can use space safely, being aware of others and apparatus
Making and applying
  • I can make up and perform simple gymnastic movement phrases
  • I can perform and link basic gymnastic actions
  • I can perform movements with some control and accuracy
Physical and metal
  • I know the difference between tension and relaxation
  • I can carry apparatus safely, with guidance
Evaluate and improve
  • I can watch and describe a basic gymnastic phrase using accurate language


(Core task: Ten Point Hoops)

Developing skills
  • I can move fluently, changing direction and speed easily without collision
  • I can roll, throw, strike and kick with some control
  • I can get in line with the ball to receive
Making and applying
  • I know how to aim and hit into a space
  • I can use and change skills to win games
  • I can use space to my advantage
Physical and metal
  • I can describe what it feels like when breathing faster during exercise
  • I can explain why running and playing games is good for me
Evaluate and improve
  • I can watch others’ movements carefully
  • I can describe what I have done or seen others do
  • I can copy what I see and say why it is good.

Main progression points:

  • Copy and explore (Shown body actions to repeat and experiment with)
  • Choose movements to make short phrase (2/3 movements)
  • Practise simple movements (jump, roll, travel,climb
  • Make up and perform simple movements phrases (2/3 actions)
  • Basic actions – roll a ball, throw it underarm, kick it and strike it, just making connection
  • Aim and hit into a good space (3-5m areas)

Spring 2012 – CN
Summer Term 2012 reviews – SP, NP, JS
Summer 2014 reviewed – TC

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