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PE & Sport Premium

For more photographs of sporting activities, have a look in the individual class folders in the PE section.

The Government has spent over £450 million on improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools over the 3 academic years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 and the intention is that this funding will not only continue until 2020 but also increase. They are allocating this extra funding directly to schools.

Schools can choose how they use the funding, for example:

  • By hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with teachers during PE lessons.
  • To support and involve the least active children by running after-school sports clubs and holiday clubs.
  • To provide resources and training courses in PE and sport for teachers.
  • To run sport competitions or increase pupils’ participation in school games.
  • To run sports activities with other schools.

 

Accountability

Since September 2013, Ofsted inspections report on PE and sport provision and on how schools spend their additional funding.

Schools are also held accountable by requiring them to publish, on their websites, details of how they spend (or will spend) their PE and sport grant. They must also include detail about the impact this funding has on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment.

 

Primary PE and Sport Premium

At Boyne Hill, we believe our children should be aware of what is needed to keep them fit and healthy. We have worked with the local School Sports Partnership for many years and have made PE an integral part of our school curriculum. With the new funding changes for PE now in place, Boyne Hill have made important decisions on how best to spend this money to further enhance our children’s experiences and opportunities including learning about the importance of staying healthy and the social skills learnt by taking part in sport.

The following statements set out how we have spent the money and how we intend to spend it in the following academic year.

2016-17 intentions

  • For this next academic year, we expect to receive £8,590 through the PE and Sports Premium funding and have again opted for the Core package from the School Sports Partnership at a cost of £1,100.00. This will enable one class to prepare for and attend the Dance Festival and one class to prepare for and attend the Wake-up Shake-up Festival during the summer term. These are excellent opportunities for the children to experience performing to an audience. Through the core package, one KS1 teacher will attend training in Tennis skills and then share this with the other teachers to enable effective early tennis skills teaching in KS1. We will continue to upskill the teaching and support staff within the Early Years Foundation Stage and extend the individual expertise in PE through attendance at training in Gymnastics, Gym Equipment and Layouts and Yoga.
  • Funded courses include KS1 teacher training in Yoga, Football and High Five Netball at a cost of £150.

The children will be able to receive effective tuition in a variety of physical education activities which will increase their fitness and stamina and develop skills on which to build in the future.

  • We will fund the entire cost of swimming lessons for our Year 1 and Year 2 children. This amounts to £6,963.95.

Learning to swim is an essential and potentially life-saving skill to learn from an early age so we value the opportunity to be able to provide this through the PE and Sports Premium funding, at no cost to our parents/carers.

  • We will pay for a FUNdamentals after school club for every child in Foundation 2 and Key Stage 1 by offering each of the 6 classes a term’s worth of free attendance over the course of the year. This will cost £3,200.

Learning the basic skills whilst developing core strength is at the heart of all sports. Every child is included and they will all be able to build on the skills learned as they move through this and future schools.

 

INCOME: £8,590

SPEND: £11,413.95

 

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