PE – Early Years & KS1

EYFS

 

Gymnastics

  • Describe how the body feels when still and exercising
  • Create a short sequence of movements
  • Roll in different ways with control
  • Travel in different ways
  • Stretch in different ways
  • Jump in a range of ways from one space to another with control
  • Begin to balance with control
  • Move around, under, over and through different objects and equipment
  • Participate in simple games
  • Talk about what they and others have done

 

Games/ Athletics

  • Hit a ball with a racket
  • Roll equipment in different ways
  • Throw underarm
  • Throw and object at a target
  • Catch equipment using two hands
  • Move a ball in different ways including bouncing and kicking
  • Use equipment to control a ball
  • Kick an object in a target
  • Jump in a range of different ways, landing safely
  • Move safely around the space and equipment
  • Play a range of chasing games
  • Follow simple rules
  • Participate in simple games

 

Dance

  • Join a range of different movements together
  • Change the speed of their action
  • Change the style of their movements
  • Create a short movement phrase which demonstrates their own ideas
  • Control the body when performing a sequence of movements

 

Year 1

 

Gymnastics

  • Describe how the body feels before, during and after exercise
  • Carry and place equipment safely
  • Create and perform a movement sequence
  • Copy actions and movement sequences with a beginning, middle and end
  • Link two actions to make a sequence
  • Recognise and copy contrasting actions (big/small narrow/wide)
  • Travel in different ways changing speed and directions
  • Hold still shapes and simple balances
  • Carry out simple stretches
  • Carry out a range of single jumps, landing safely
  • Move around, under, over and through different objects and equipment
  • Begin to move with control and care
  • Begin to describe performances
  • Begin to say how they can improve

 

Games

  • Use hitting skills in a game
  • Practise basic striking, sending and receiving
  • Throw under arm and over arm
  • Catch and bounce a ball
  • Use rolling skills in a game
  • Practise accurate throwing and consistent catching
  • Travel with a ball in different ways and directions
  • Pass the ball to other players in a game
  • Use kicking skills in a game
  • Use different ways if travelling in different directions and paths
  • Run at different speeds
  • Begin to use space in a game
  • Begin to use and understand the terms attacking and defending
  • Use simple attacking and defensive skills
  • Follow simple rules to play a game including team games

 

Athletics

  • Vary their pace and speed when running
  • Run with a basic technique over different distances
  • Show good posture and balance
  • Jog and sprint in a straight line or change direction and be able to maintain control
  • Change direction when jumping
  • Begin to perform different types of jumps
  • Perform a short jumping sequence
  • Jump as high as possible
  • Jump as far as possible
  • Land safely with control
  • Work with a partner to develop the control of their jumps
  • Throw underarm and overarm
  • Throw a ball to a target with increasing accuracy
  • Improve the distance they can throw by using more power
  • Begin to say how they can improve their skills

 

Dance

  • Copy and repeat actions
  • Put a sequence of actions together
  • Vary the speed of their actions
  • Use simple choreographic devices
  • Begin to improvise independently to create a simple dance
  • Perform using a range of body parts and actions with some coordination
  • Watch and describe performances and explain how they can improve

 

Year 2

 

Gymnastics

  • Recognise and describe how the body feels during and after different physical activites
  • Explain what they need to stay healthy
  • Copy, explore and remember actions and movements to create a sequence
  • Link actions to make a sequence
  • Travel in a variety of ways, including rolling
  • Hold a still shape whilst balancing on different parts of the body
  • Jump in a variety of ways and land with increasing control and balance
  • Climb onto and jump off the equipment safely
  • Move with increasing control and care
  • Perform sequences of their own compositions and coordination
  • Perform learnt skills with increasing control
  • Watch and describe performances and use what they see to improve their own performance
  • Talk about the differences between their work and that of others

 

Games

  • Strike and hit a ball with increasing confidence
  • Learn skills for playing striking and fielding games
  • Position the body to strike a ball
  • Throw different equipment in different ways for accuracy and distance
  • Throw, catch and bounce a ball with a partner
  • Use throwing and catching a game
  • Use hand eye coordination to control a ball
  • Use kicking and dribbling skills in a game
  • Know how to pass a ball in different ways
  • Use different ways of travelling at different speeds, following pathways and directions
  • Begin to choose and use the best space in a game
  • Begin to use and understand the terms attacking and defending
  • Understand the importance of rules in games
  • Compete against others and themselves

 

Athletics

  • Run at different speeds
  • Use a variety of different stride lengths
  • Begin to select the most suitable pace and speed for the distance
  • Complete an obstacle course
  • Be able to maintain and control a run over different distances
  • Perform and compare different types of jumps
  • Throw different types of equipment in different ways for accuracy, distance and height

 

Dance

  • Copy, remember and repeat actions
  • Create a short motif inspired by music
  • Change the speed and level of their actions
  • Use simple choreographic devices
  • Use transitions with dance
  • Move in time to the music
  • Improve the timing of their actions
  • Watch and describe performances and use what they see to improve their own performance

Talk about the differences between their work and that of others