Ashton Under Hill First School

Shaping Bright Futures Together




  • Develop physical literacy skills: agility, balance and coordination, and establish the confidence to take part in a wide variety of different physical activities
  • Learn about the value of healthy, active lifestyles and adopt healthy habits for life
  • Face physical challenge and competition with resilience and enthusiasm and learn how to deal with success and failure
  • Learn valuable life skills including being able to swim competently and have a knowledge of personal survival


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 By the end of key stage 1 children should be able 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.

By the end of key stage 2 children should be able to:

  • Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]
  • Perform dances using a range of movement patterns
  • Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.