We are delighted to announce that the Government have given our school ‘Sports Premium’ for the academic year 2016-17 and we have received notification that it is set to continue until 2020. In 2015-16 received £9785 and this Year 2016-17 we will be receiving £9780*. The primary aim is to raise the profile of and improve the provision of PE and sport in school and to ensure healthy and active lifestyles. Please click on the link below to see how the 2015-16 funding was spent.
The Story So Far
- Our children and parents were asked what type of after school clubs they would like the school to offer.
- On a termly basis parents and children are asked to let us know what they thought of the clubs and if they have any other idea’s for new clubs
- The Business Manager met with some children to discuss how they would like to spend the funding.
- Feedback from the children on what they thought of the activities/equipment funded through Sports Premium in 2015-2016 was sought.
We are proud to announce how our school is using the funding for 2016 – 17 to support DFE requirements:
We will be;
- Providing new and additional competitive sports clubs for children.
- Running sporting competitions and increasing participation in school games.
- Subsidising places for pupils on a range of after school sport clubs including kickboxing, multi sports, Football and Netball.
- Providing healthy eating sessions for all children to help them make more informed lifestyle choices.
- Provide yoga sessions for all of Year 5 children to promote confidence, obedience and self discipline.
- Provide a balanceability programme ‘Speedy Tots’ to Reception which provides an opportunity for younger children to be involved in cycling. Participation in cycling is proven to improve bone strength, muscle tone and encourage healthier joints and increased alertness and academic performance.
- Provide swimming lessons for all year 2 children for 2 terms.
- Purchase balance bikes to help children gain greater confidence in riding a bike.
- Provide Healthy eating workshops for all children to sharpen the mind and improve mood, allowing children to maximise their potential at school.
- Purchase new equipment to support competitive events.
- To continue to promote sporting after school clubs and offer a wide variety of activities.
- To continue to engage parents and carers around the clubs on offer and to gain new ideas.
- To improve parental involvement in healthy and active lifestyles – healthy eating sessions, new improved menu and more attractive publication of school meals around school, varied after school clubs.
- Gain feedback from children regarding Swimming, Speedy Tots and Yoga to ascertain whether these programmes were successful and to look at the possibility of rolling them out to other year groups and in following years.