As stated in the National Curriculum, the subject content for children in Key Stage 1 is as follows:
· 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.
Lessons may include:
- Run with definite flight phase, stride speed fast and stride length at maximum. Arm swings vertically in opposition to legs.
- Jump from a bench, two feet take off and one foot landing followed immediately by second foot. Jump using different feet patterns eg 2 to 2, 2 to 1, 1 to 2, 1 to the same, 1 to the other.
- Hop 8-10 or more times consecutively on each foot, on the spot and travelling.
- Skip forwards without a rope in time to music. Toe first landing.
- Touch right knee with left hand and left knee with right hand as marching.
- Walk forwards and backwards heel to toe for 5 or more steps without support.
- Stand on one leg for about 15 seconds (on right and left leg).
- Roll from their tummy, to their back and onto their tummy again twice in a row keeping their body straight and their arms above their head.
- Overhand throw a ball with transfer of weight from back foot, stepping forward on opposite foot as the arm extends. There is rotation through the whole body during the throw.
- Catch a small ball using both hands whilst stationary 9 times out of 10. The eyes track the ball and hands adjust to the flight of the ball. Action is well timed and coordinated.
- Hit a moving ball with a bat.
- Kick a large ball from standing with alternate feet through a gap of 1m from 3m away.
- Trap a ball that is tossed towards them at moderate speed with each foot separately. Will move to meet the ball.
- Apply the above skills in a range of different activities.
- Play in groups up to four, three attackers, one defender, working together to score/achieve target. Using space with increased confidence.
- Use expressive and dynamic qualities to show different moods, ideas and feelings. May use different speeds and more complex rhythms. Work individually and with a partner.
- Play together in pairs or threes throwing and catching an object to achieve a target e.g. 10 catches in a row without dropping it.
- Evaluate performance with others.