The government is providing addtional funding of £150million per annum for academic years to improve provision of physical education and sports in primary schools. This funding - provided jointly by Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport - will be allocated to headteachers. This funding will be reviewed in 2020. Schools must spend the additional funding on improving the provision of PE and sport.
PE Sports Funding - Sedgley Park 2015/16
- Total funding - £9,045
- Provider - In School Coaching Programme - Bury School Sports Partnership
- 1 full day + 1 after school club
- Total - £5460
- Provider - Fit4Schools
- 8 days fitness testing + 4 days parent fitness workshops
- Total - £3597
- Total spend - £9,057
This year we continued to use the funding to provide high quality PE lessons by a specialist coach throughout the year. Our coach remained the same all year round to offer consistency in approach and behaviour management. The range of skills taught changed each half term and included speed, agility, strength, dodging, striking, attacking and defending.
The focus for the after school sports club were also rotated each half term as were the year group that they were on offer to. Extra curricular activities included basketball, athletics and multiskills.
This academic year we worked alongside Fit4Schools to help improve the fitness levels of pupils within the school. We also wanted to involve parents with their child's fitness in a bid to increase out of school activity.
Pupils were involved in 4 fitness testing sessions throughout the year where the focus was to improve previous scores. The fitness testing activities included running, jumping and step ups.
- Following the final round of testing we were pleased to observe the following results -
- Overall class improvement 36.58%
- Overall girls improvement 28.24%
- Overall boys improvement 44.60%
- Pupil premium improvement 39.87%
- EAL pupil improvement 39.49%
- SEN pupil improvement 54.93%
PE Sports Funding - Sedgley Park 2014/15
Total funding - £8,756
Provider - In School Coaching Programme - Bury School Sports Partnership
1 full day + 2 afternoons sports coaching
2 after school clubs
Total - £10,360
This year we have continued to use the funding to provide high quality PE lessons by specialist coaches throughout the year.
3 teachers have been supported by observing and working alongside a coach in PE lesson. This has increased their own confidence in the teaching of specific sports and will allow them to develop their skills further next year.
The after school clubs have been offered to all year groups and a wide variety of sports have been covered throughout the year.
PE Sports Funding – Sedgley Park 2013/14
Total funding – £9200
Provider - In School Coaching Progamme - Bury School Sports Partnership
1 full day + 2 afternoons sport coaching = £9250
Current spend = £8556.25
Sports funding has been used to provide high quality PE lessons by specialist coaches 1 day a week. Over the year a range of sports will be offered. The quality of which will be closely monitored by Mrs Forrester and Mark Clifford/Gill Molloy from ISCP.
The funding is also providing 2 afternoons per week of Continued Professional Development for staff in KS2. All KS2 classes are involved in working alongside a sports coach with their teacher for up to 7 weeks on a specific sport. Teachers are encouraged to develop their own ideas and extend the sports following the sessions through lesson plans and guidelines are provided for them.
Coaches will direct pupils towards continuing sports outside of school by providing information on local clubs.
In addition the funding is also supporting 2 extra-curricular sports clubs each week. The sports will change each half term and over the year they will be offered to a range of age groups. These sports clubs are in addition to what is provided already by staff members.
Sessions are evaluated by the sports coaches and assessments are passed on to the teacher at the end of each half term. School also evaluate the quality and impact of the sessions through feedback on the BurySSP website.