We are delighted to announce that the Government have given our school ‘Sports Premium’ for the academic year 2017-18 and we have received notification that it is set to continue until 2020. In 2016-17 we received £9780. In 2017-18 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 2016-17 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 2016-2017 was sought.
We are proud to announce how our school is using the funding for 2017 – 18 to support DFE requirements:
We will be;
- We will continue to provide competitive sports clubs for children.
- Running sporting competitions and increasing participation in school games.
- Providing healthy eating sessions for all children to help them make more informed lifestyle choices.
- Provide Boxercise 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.
- 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 and PE lessons.
- Provide active lunchtime clubs for children
- To continue to promote sporting activities within school.
- To improve parental involvement in healthy and active lifestyles – healthy eating sessions, new improved menu and more attractive publication of school meals around school.
- Gain feedback from children regarding Swimming, Speedy Tots and other activities 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.