Health and physical education / Foundation / Movement and Physical Activity / Moving our body

Curriculum content descriptions

Practise fundamental movement skills and movement sequences using different body parts (ACPMP008)

  • performing locomotor skills in any direction from one point to another
  • sending, controlling and receiving objects at different levels and in different ways
  • performing a range of water confidence skills
  • creating movement sequences without equipment
  • responding with movement to rhythm, beat, music and words
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Fundamental movement skills,  Movement sequences


Playing for life activity cards (F-2)

The cards include a variety of games designed to develop the skills of a range of sports and to encourage children to have fun and get active by focusing on skills not drills. The activities are based on the Game Sense approach, with the objective to develop in school-aged children a love of physical activity that will ...


Classroom warm up activities

This sequence of guided dance warm-up videos is led by The Australian Ballet’s Dance Education Ensemble. The videos are designed to get students moving and encourage safe dance practice in the classroom. The videos are self-explanatory and can be used in sequence or individually as part of movement based activities in dance ...


Brain break bops

Brain break bops are interoception activities(mindful body awareness activities) for pre-school and early primary school students. Building interoceptive awareness (feeling more connected with your body and your bodily signals) requires students to actively notice changes in their body state. This series of two-minute animated ...


How can I use tactics to be successful in games? – Early Stage 1

In this unit students test, apply and combine various tactics incorporating movement, space, time, equipment and rules to improve their chance of success in territory games. They use movement skills to solve games-based problems. For example, they may apply various movement skills to a game situation and evaluate which ...


How can I solve problems while moving? - Early Stage 1

In this unit, students will test and create solutions to a variety of movement challenges through modifying movement sequences and games. For example, they may explore different ways to propel an object accurately within the playing area.


Work sample Foundation Year Health and Physical Education: Shadow Game

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Foundation Year Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is ...