KS1 National Curriculum Programmes of Study
Physical Education – as set down in the National Curriculum for PE
Key stage 1
Pupils should develop fundamental movement skills, become increasingly competent and
confident and access a broad range of opportunities to extend their agility, balance and
coordination, individually and with others. They should be able to engage in competitive
(both against self and against others) and co-operative physical activities, in a range of
increasingly challenging situations.
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
participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
perform dances using simple movement patterns.