In a new PE curriculum published last week:
- Pupils aged five to seven should be taught to master basic movements such as running, jumping, throwing and catching, take part in team games and perform simple dances
- Pupils aged seven to 11 should play competitive games such as football, netball, rounders, cricket and hockey
- They must also be able to swim at least 25 metres
- Secondary school pupils should "use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in face-to face competition through team and individual games", develop technique, take part in outdoor and adventurous activities and compare their performances with previous ones
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