Sports Premium for 2016 to 2017

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This year (2016/17) the Sports Premium is £8,882

Use of funding :

  • £948 contribution to be spent on a soft play surface area that pupils have requested for gymnastic activities at lunchtime
  • To provide half an hour of lunchtime sport activity each week for pupils in KS1 and KS2 £500 x 3 = £1,500
  • To provide specialist a specialist PE session each week for all pupils in the Foundation Stage £230 x 6 = £1,380
  • To run the Inspire to Compete after–school club (open to pupils in KS1 and KS2) £460 x 3= £1,308
  • To enable some Pupil Premium pupils to attend Gymnastics and Football Club and swimming sessions, free of charge £383.50 x 3 terms = £1150.50
  • Contribution towards Forest School for Year 4 = £800
  • Kent Messenger Walk to School initiative = £100
  • 1 hour per week of mentoring for Year 5 pupils = £1,400
  • Sports equipment for use at lunchtime play= £323.50

Aims for 2016 – 2017 :

  • Raise pupil awareness of the importance of physical exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Increase participation in extra – curricular sports.
  • Provide specialist teaching across the school.
  • Continue to enable staff to learn from specialist teachers to develop good practice.
  • Increase activity levels at lunchtime on Friday.

Impact of Sports Premium :

  • Increased numbers of pupils participating in after school sports clubs (50% of the school)
  • Inspire to Compete Club enables pupils to feel confident when they participate in inter – school tournaments.
  • Participation in a larger number of tournaments, giving a greater number of pupils the opportunity to participate.
  • Pupil enjoyment.
  • Increased activity levels are now seen at lunchtime.
  • The number of behavioural incidents at lunchtime have been lowered because pupils have learnt how to cooperate with one another and understand fairness in a range of increasingly challenging situations.
  • An increased level of ‘structured’ play is seen as different sports are on offer.
  • There are opportunities for children to develop leadership roles as play leaders.

Children are being taught that physical activity improves self-discipline and attitudes to learning, through resilience, a growth mindset, aspiration and being the best that you can be. A curriculum that promotes the notion of competition against oneself, the value of practice alongside the celebration of effort and achievement, overcoming perceived limitations (e.g. in outdoor and adventurous activities) and pupils as coaches and leaders to support, encourage and nurture each other, can be a key component of the personal development of pupils.