Purpose of Funding
Schools have to spend their School Sports Grant funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.
Possible uses for funding include, but are not limited to:
◦Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work alongside classroom teachers when delivering PE.
◦New or additional Change 4 Life sports and activity clubs.
◦Paying for staff professional development opportunities in PE/sport
◦Paying for cover for staff to take part in professional development opportunities linked to PE/sport.
◦Running sporting competitions or increasing participation in the School Games.
◦Providing places for pupils on after school sports clubs or holiday clubs.
◦Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE/sport.
◦Purchasing equipment to enhance provision in PE / sport.
At Wolsingham Primary School, we strive to promote healthy and active lifestyles and aim to provide sporting opportunities for all our pupils.
Allocated funding = £8,886 + £357 carried forward
Use of Funding
Curriculum/ participation rates in such activities as games, dance, gymnastics, swimming and athletics.
How inclusive the physical education curriculum is.
|• Access to organised festivals (outside of the School Games programme)|
• 6 blocks of 6 weeks of coaching for specific areas of PE. Includes curriculum support for staff and an after school club.
• Monitoring and evaluation visits to help evaluate and advice leadership of PE with school.
|• Development of staff knowledge, understanding and confidence of teaching PE, focussing on use of core tasks for planning and assessment. All PE sessions now using core tasks and an improvement in the accuracy of assessment data.
• Enhanced quality of teaching and learning – monitoring evidences practical ideas gained from CPD sessions are begin implemented in lessons.
• Increased pupil participation:
• Number of different children who competed competitions and festivals in this period = 61 out of 127 (=48%)
• Number of different children who participated in inter school competitions and festivals in this period =124 out of 178(=69.6%)
• Improved pupil attitudes and enjoyment of PE - 93% of children say they enjoy and look forward to their PE sessions.
|Festivals / Competitions (Fees and Transport)|
Participation and success in competitive school sports
|• Transport for a selection of festival and competitions.|
• Access to Central Venue Football League.
• Support for children entering the National Biathlon Championships.
|• Provision of transport to School Games competitions and competitions and festivals organised by Durham LA PE team - Number of competitions attended in this period = 15 out of 18 = 83.3%
• Continuation of school’s good record of success at local and county competitions. – Qualified for finals in Cross Country, Sports Hall Athletics (teams) plus 2 individual children qualified for the Wear Valley Teesdale athletics team, which then won the county athletics final.
• 61 out of 127 (=48%) different children competed in this period.
• 124 out of 178 (=69.6%) different children participated in inter school competitions and festivals in this period.
• Football affiliation fees to allow boys from our Year 5 and 6 classes to compete in a local Central Venue Football league – team came second in the league only on goal difference.
• Biathlon fees- x8 children competed in regional National Schools Biathlon Championship. x2 children qualified and competed in the National Schools Biathlon Championship finals in London.
|• Update general resources e.g. footballs||• General resources purchased, cones, bean bags, balls, SAQ spots etc. enabling all classes to have enough high quality equipment to effectively deliver core skills sessions.
• A greater number of intra, WHOLE school events, - World Cup rugby, Euro Football competition, ‘Premier League’ football matches during lunch times, Mini Olympics Day, Dance festival and an Early Years Mini Olympics Festival which we organised and ran for cluster schools.
|Coaches/Expert Teachers||• Fundamental Movement work with all EYFS children on a weekly basis, benefiting pupils'co-ordination, spatial awareness, gross and fine motor skills. Support for staff in delivering fundamental movement work including reasoning behind the activities carried out.|
• Increase number of coach led extra-curricular activities and quality of provision.
|• Enhanced and extended extra-curricular provision – Dance fit, Football KS1 and 2, Tag Rugby, Fencing, Netball, Gymnastics, Hula Hooping, Basketball, Hockey, Athletics and Lunchtime football and outdoor games led by Y6 Sports Leaders.
• Enhanced quality of delivery of activities - 77% of extra-curricular activities led by qualified coaches.
• All staff taking part in CPD provided by coaches report an improvement in their knowledge and skills.
• 100% of Reception children achieved a GLD in Physical Development.