St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Reddish


At St Joseph’s we recognise the importance of PE and the role it has to play in promoting a long-term healthy lifestyle. Healthier children become healthier adults and through careful planning, we ensure that high quality teaching and learning instils in children the value of looking after their bodies. Our PE curriculum has been designed around the requirements of the National Curriculum to provide all children with high quality PE and sporting provision. It is our vision that every child fulfils his or her sporting potential and is given the opportunity to take part in a broad range of sporting activities.

We offer a broad range of sporting opportunities through our membership with Stockport SHAPES alliance and as a member of the Reddish cluster of schools. These partnerships allow children to experience competitive sporting events, in addition to learning vital life skills such as teamwork, determination and resilience.


Reception / Year 1

Fundamental movement skills:

  • Running
  • Jumping
  • Hopping
  • Balancing
  • Side stepping
  • Leaping



Year 2

Fire of London:

  • Bakery movements
  • Fire movements
  • Fire men movements
  • Feelings (sad, angry, scared)

Showing children how to tie their shoelaces

Year 3


  • Set up 
  • Tango
  • Billy Elliot

Year 4

 Strictly come dancing:

  • Jive
  • Tango
  • Waltz

Year 6

War World II:

  • The Lambeth Walk (swing movements)
  • Marching (military movements)
  • People living in war (Charleston movements)