Sports Premium Information.
The government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for the academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15 to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for 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 PE for all their children. The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools
Possible uses of the funding include:
- Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work alongside primary teachers when teaching PE
- New or additional Change4Life sport clubs
- Paying for professional development opportunities in PE/sport
- Providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE/sport
- Running sport competitions, or increasing participation in the school games
- Buying quality assured professional development modules or material for PE/sport
- Providing places for pupils on after school sport clubs and residential visits
Uses of funding September 2013-2014:
- Change4Life sports club, a dance club has been run for Year 4 and 5 pupils to attend weekly for an hour after to school to learn routines, work as a group, learn new skills, understand the benefits of exercise and enjoy physical activity. The funding has enabled the school to pay two qualified dance leaders to run the club with no cost incurred by parents.
- A Dodge ball Evening centre outside of the school hours has been funded by the sports premium with no cost incurred by parents to ensure that the club is accessible for all children. All of key stage 2 children have been targeted for this evening centre over two terms.
Uses of funding September 2014-2015:
- Key Stage 1 & 2 Dance club £319.48 – Year 5 & 6 Autumn term, Year 3&4 spring term, Year 1& 2 summer term. Pupils to attend weekly for an hour after to school to learn routines, work as a group, learn new skills, understand the benefits of exercise and enjoy physical activity. The funding has enabled the school to pay two qualified dance leaders to run the club with no cost incurred by parents.
- Qualified Teaching Assistant £1,565.00 –
Afterschool clubs Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 – Football, dodgeball, cricket, rounder and athletics. Clubs incur no cost to parents, therefore making them accessible for all children.
- Sports Equipment £179.90 – Goal posts to enable a football competition to be run which now are used as part of active playgrounds on key stage 2 playgrounds.
- Sport premium funds will be used to release class teaching staff to observe the specialist coach, in order to increase their subject knowledge and to improve their own delivery of the PE curriculum, 6 x ½ days per term, (£ 1800)
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