In April 2013, the Government announced new funding of £150 million for physical education (PE) and sport. This funding is to be used to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport.
Primary schools will receive funding for the academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15. The grant is £8,000 per school plus an additional £5 per pupil in Key Stage 1 and 2 based on census data given by the school each January.
For the year 2013-14, this school received £8,320 in Sports Funding.
This was used to:
1) Purchase both the Basic and the Enhanced Service Level Agreements with Durham’s School Sports Partnership which provided:
60 hours of High Quality coaching support in the areas of Multi-skills, tennis, dance, athletics, rugby and gymnastics
A bespoke menu of CPD opportunities for staff and children which included support for the Subject Leader/Head Teacher in achieving the Games Mark, Playground Leaders Training, Lunchtime Supervisor Training
Quality assurance of sports coaching
Destination Judo coaching across the school
Attendance at Outdoor Adventurous Activities Festival for KS1 and Cross Country Competition for KS2 (40 pupils)
Cost - £4,500
2) Paid for extra curriculum sport on a weekly basis - Multi-skills (before school daily and after school weekly) and Football Coaching (after school weekly).
Cost - £3,315 for Multi-skills before and after school and £660 for Football After School Club provided by the local sports centre
TOTAL SPEND £8,475
An introduction to a range of sports for our pupils from coaches with an expertise in each particular area
Staff development – Class teachers, Subject Leader, Lunchtime Supervisors
Quality assurance of PE provision from sports coach paid by the school
Supporting pupils to promote high quality play
Extra curriculum sports provision both before and after school, thereby promoting and enhancing physical activity
Introducing pupils to sport in the community through the provision of an extra curriculum sporting activity at the local Sports Centre
Achievement of Bronze Sports Mark
For the year 2014-15, the school received £8,355 in Sports Funding.
This was used to:
1) Purchase a Basic Service Level Agreement with Durham’s School Sports Partnership to provide:
A full organised annual programme of competitions/tournaments/festivals in addition to the National School Games
Transport to festivals/competitions (up to 3 buses)
Participation, inclusion and excellence opportunities
Access to the gifted & talented multi-skill academy for Year 5 & 6 children
CPD for curriculum physical education (e.g. twilights, PD days (choice from an annual menu), NQT support, team teaching, mentoring)
Provision of a minimum of 4 x 6 week blocks (24 hours) of curriculum and/or after-school activity in a variety of sports e.g. Multi-skills, Dance, Gymnastics, Basketball, Athletics & Tennis
SSP Network meetings to support PE Co-ordinators / PLTs in their role developing PE & sport within school
Promotion and development of links to local sports club
Access to Phase 4 of Judo programme for every young person in school
Access to Team Durham (Durham University) assemblies
Central co-ordination of school sport programmes in SSP area
Access to catalogue of online PE & Sport resources including session plans, & ideas for activities, skills & drills
Support for PE Co-ordinators in preparing presentations/reports for governors RE: Sport Premium funding
Assistance for schools in producing information regarding utilisation of the Sport Premium funding for our school website
Cost - £1,430
2) Fund improvements (playground markings and equipment) to both the infant and junior playgrounds in order to enhance active play.
Cost - £3,610
3) Fund extra-curricular sport on a weekly basis e.g. Multi-skills (before school daily and after school weekly).
Cost – £3,315
TOTAL ANTICIPATED SPEND - £8,355
Achieved Bronze Level 1 Sports Mark reflecting the variety of physical activities pupils engage in and celebrating an increase in uptake of physical activities beyond school PE
Staff development leading to increased confidence in delivering PE
Improvements in the quality of physical play during break times as felt by pupils and observed by staff
The 2015-2016 Sport Premium funding for St Patrick’s was £8,355
The money was used for:
- Investing in the Durham & Chester-Le Street School Sport Partnership (www.durhamclsssp.org.uk) Participation Service Level Agreement to provide the school with the following:
- A full organised annual programme of competitions/tournaments/festivals in addition to the National School Games.
- Access to a set amount of transport to festivals/competitions as agreed
- Participation, inclusion and excellence opportunities
- Access to the gifted & talented multi-skill academy for Year 5 & 6 children
- CPD for curriculum physical education for staff.
- Provision of a minimum of 4 x 6 week blocks of curriculum and/or after-school activity in a variety of sports.
- SSP Network meetings to support PE Co-ordinators / PLTs in their role developing PE & sport within
- Promotion and development of links to local sports club
- Access to Phase 4 of Judo programme for every young person in school
- Access to Team Durham (Durham University) assemblies
- Central co-ordination of school sport programmes in SSP area
Total cost - £1430
2. Appointing a PE apprentice to provide the school with the following:
- Support in curriculum PE lessons
- A better quality of free time play
- More structured intra competitions
Total cost - £3648
With the remaining £3,277 the school are looking into purchasing more equipment that will increase participation levels. Purchased equipment will be added in due course.
Anticipated impact 2015-16
Achieve Silver Sports Mark Award reflecting more intra and inter sports competitions
Improve the quality of existing PE by having a broader exposure to a range of sports
Increase participation levels