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
More top news
As Big Ben falls silent for four years of renovation work, why not test your knowledge of the iconic London landmark?
Female football fans were asked to show their bras to stewards during security searches, a supporters' group has said.
Rain in the Northwest, drier elsewhere