What is the Sports Premium?
The government is providing funding of £150 million per annum provide substantial primary school sports funding. This funding is being jointly provided by the Department of Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school headteachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and P.E for all their children.The sport funding can only be spent on sport and P.E provision in schools.
Purpose of the funding
Schools have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of P.E and sport, but they have the freedom to choose how they will do this.
How much Sports Premium Funding do we receive?
Total Sports Grant 2016-17 - £9,580
How has it been used so far?
- Affiliation to sports network - £2500 plus £2 per child - total - £3,180 figures based on July 2016. (budget states £4,687 ?)
- Part funding of HLTA Sports Leadership Role
- Continuous Professional Development – to fund and deliver 3 days of courses for staff
- KS1 dance club/gym club is part funded by this.
- EYFS dance/gym cover for PPA
- Part of the grant used for PPA Sports Xtra staff cover to KS1 PPA. This includes modelled dance sessions for EYFS staff.
- Cricket coach (each block 6 week session) delivered lessons to all Yr 3 and Yr 4 children – observation by class teachers
- Money used to buy a music licence to ensure teachers have a full structured lesson plan with music to follow for dance lessons.
- Money used to enrol with Newbury District Football Association and Swimming Gala entry
- Money used to replenish equipment for PE lessons
- PE Staff Training for nominated staff led by Specialist PE HLTA
- More children are attending sports clubs and engaging in school lessons.
- Improved dance provision/resourcing.
- Active Schools Silver Award
- Significant achievements up to March 2017: Y5/6 and Y3/4 Indoor Athletics - Regional Finalists. Y3/4 BISI Badminton regional finalists
- Continued to develop inclusive culture of PE – demonstrated by large percentage of children who have now represented the school in at least one sporting activity
- Dance for EYFS has been popular and given EYFS staff the opportunity to observe a lead practitioner and develop own skills/understanding