PE and Sports Premium is allocated to schools by the government, based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. The object of the funding is for schools to be able to ‘make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sports that they offer’.
The current allocation is £8,000 per school, with an additional £5 per pupil. Our school is thus eligible for an additional payment of approximately £1,795, based on our current pupil numbers. However, for the academic year 2017/18 this allocation will be doubled by the Government.
- In 2017/18 our school will receive £17,800.
- In 2016/17 our school will receive £8,900.
- In 2015/16 our school received £8,900.
- In 2014/15 our school received £8,900.
- In 2013/14 our school received £5,000.
To improve the provision of Physical Education we have used the additional funding to:
- Continue to develop of our Change 4 life additional club – pupil voice and parent involvement.
- Continue to embed of our Key Stage 2 Healthy Life ambassadors to share their knowledge across the school and assist training of Key Stage 1 pupils.
- Beat the street – whole school and families.
- Experience famous athletes in school.
- Provide staff training on how to teach PE well through employing specialist PE teachers and qualified coaches to work alongside teachers in lessons to increase their subject knowledge and confidence in PE. Team teaching to ensure sustainable. The specialist PE teachers have supported CPD for all our staff. This has been a great success with our team teaching lesson. Observations have clearly demonstrated progression in our sports areas.
- Providing cover staff to release teachers for professional development in PE and sport.
- Procuring quality-assured professional training for staff to raise their confidence and competence in teaching PE and sport - Dance Desk.
- Buying into existing local sports networks such as Sandwell Leisure or community sports coaching initiatives.
- Providing places for pupils in after-school sport clubs. Also recognition of contacting clubs to enhance the gifted and talented.
- Engaging the least active pupils in after school activities and clubs. Golden ticket to encourage children to participate in sport.
- Ensure children experience a variety of other sports to enhance their skills.
- To monitor and continue training for buddies and key staff to develop playground activities.
- Lunchtime coach to run competitions for KS1 and KS2 (2 days per week).
- Running inter-house sports competitions for pupils of all ages.
- Paying for transport, pool hire and extra instruction to provide additional swimming lessons for those pupils unable to swim by the end of Year 6.
- Netball and football league and competition entrance fees and transport.
- Additional sports equipment.
Impact of Sports Premium Spending
Please see the report below to find out about the impact of our sports monitoring and premium spending: