PE & Sport Funding Statement

2015/2016 PE and Sport Funding Statement

Brief Context

The PE and Sports Grant funding is provided from central government, through local government, direct to schools. It is in addition to the school’s delegated budget and is targeted to support enhancements in physical education, sports, club opportunities and healthy lifestyles.

Schools have had the freedom to spend the PE and Sports grant, which is additional to the underlying schools budget, in a way that they think will best support achieving the objectives.

Overall Financing Purposes

The school sought to spend the money directly on key initiatives that would have a specific impact on the achievement of the PE, sport and healthy lifestyle objectives.

The school identified five strands in financing initiatives:

  • Provision of professional development to teaching staff to ensure that the legacy has long term gains
  • Provision of specialist support through coaching to improve the range and quality of PE and sport received by pupils
  • Increase the opportunity for all pupils to participate in lunchtime and after school healthy activity
  • Establish effective competition both within school and between schools
  • Establish relationships with local and regional sports and healthy living organisations

Summary of Grant spending 2015-16

St Margaret’s Grant allocation - £9,500.00
Objective Action Cost Impact
Establish relationships with local and regional sports and healthy living organisations Membership paid to WaSSP to increase opportunities in PE and sport £1,500.00 Staff training opportunities, school links, participation in inter-school competitions, access to resources, shared practice and the use of outside agencies has all increased as a result of the membership.
Provision of specialist support through coaching Employment of sports coach £12,256.00

The range and quality of PE and sport received by pupils has improved.

Opportunities for participation during lunchtime and after school have increased.

Establish effective competition both within school and between schools

Membership to WaSSP

Introduction of a Sports Crew to increase intra-school competition

Competition calendar for staff to assist planning

Access to ability games for disadvantaged (SEN).

(As above)

Mini-bus hire approx £70 per time

The range, and the amount, of competitions that we participate in has increased significantly

Intra-school competitions have been introduced at lunchtime through the Sports Crew

Teachers are able to plan their teaching around competitions for their year groups

Attended 4 ability games with disadvantaged pupils.

Additional swimming entitlement for SEN into sport with Years 3 and 4.

OAA residential visits and taster days for Years 4 and 6.

SEn pupils to accompany Year 3 and 4 children to participate in swimming lessons at the local pool.

Year 4 and 6 children to participate in a residential visit.

Mini-bus/ coach hire approx £70 per time

SEN and Year 3 and 4 children have their entitlement in terms of swimming lessons.

Years 4 and 6 have taken part in successful residential visits.

Increase opportunities for all pupils to participate in lunchtime, curriculum time and after school activities

Sports coach to deliver lunchtime activities

Investment in equipment for breaktime, curriculum time and lunchtime

Teachers and sports coach to run after school clubs

Change for life club for Y3 and 4 pupils at lunchtime (Pupil Premium children to be a priority)

Focus on minorities e.g girls, SEN, PP

Resources (outdoor markings/ sports kit/ equipment)

£2,500

Lunchtime games and activities are taking place daily

After school clubs for football, netball, rugby and multi-skills are running throughout the year

FA coach has worked with Y5 children. Warrington Wolves have coached Y4.

Change for life club run throughout the summer term with Y3/4 children

SEN children have taken part in Primary Ability days throughout the year

Recommendations for 2016/2017

- maintain previous initiatives and..

- additional coaching opportnitities to support PW teaching for NQT

- employ an PE Engagement Leader to support access of disadvantaged into sport and to lead the Fit for Life initiative. (£4500)

Monitoring

During the year the PE Subject Leader, along with support from senior leadership, has been monitoring the impact of each of the strands to ensure their effectiveness.

Examples of this monitoring include reporting to the PE and Sports Curriculum team, updates from the sports coach, feedback from the school council. The PE and Sports Subject Leader presented to the Governors and at the Curriculum Committee meeting.

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2014/15 PE and Sport Funding Statement

 (Miss Leanne McGivern – PE & Sports Leader)

Brief Context

The PE and Sports Grant funding is provided from central government, through local government, direct to schools. It is in addition to the school’s delegated budget and is targeted to support enhancements in physical education, sports, club opportunities and healthy lifestyles.

Schools have had the freedom to spend te PE and Sports grant, which is additional to the underlying schools budget, in a way that they think will best support achieving the objectives.

Overall Financing Purposes

The school sought to spend the money directly on key initiatives that would have a specific impact on the achievement of the PE, sport and healthy lifestyle objectives.

The school identified five strands in financing initiatives:

  • Provision of professional development to teaching staff to ensure that the legacy has long term gains
  • Provision of specialist support through coaching to improve the range and quality of PE and sport received by pupils
  • Increase the opportunity for all pupils to participate in lunchtime and after school healthy activity
  • Establish effective competition both within school and between schools
  • Establish relationships with local and regional sports and healthy living organisations

 Summary of Grant spending 2014-15

St Margaret’s Grant allocation - £9,544.00
Objective Action Cost Impact
To ensure high quality teaching and learning in PE Investment in Real PE scheme to provide teaching materials and training for staff £2,195.00 Children have begun to receive a differentiated and progressive PE approach in line with the new curriculum. Assessment, both by the teacher and the children, is incorporated throughout the scheme. Children will develop fundamental movement skills as well as personal, social, emotional, cognitive and creative awareness.
Establish relationships with local and regional sports and healthy living organisations Membership paid to WaSSP to increase opportunities in PE and sport £1,500.00 Staff training opportunities, school links, participation in inter-school competitions, access to resources, shared practice and the use of outside agencies has all increased as a result of the membership.
Provision of specialist support through coaching Employment of sports coach £12,256.00

The range and quality of PE and sport received by pupils has improved.

Opportunities for participation during lunchtime and after school have increased.

Establish effective competition both within school and between schools

Membership to WaSSP

Introduction of a Sports Crew to increase intra-school competition

Competition calendar for staff to assist planning

(As above)

Mini-bus hire approx £70 per time

The range, and the amount, of competitions that we participate in has increased significantly

Intra-school competitions have been introduced at lunchtime through the Sports Crew

Teachers are able to plan their teaching around competitions for their year groups

Increase opportunities for all pupils to participate in lunchtime, curriculum time and after school activities

Sports coach to deliver lunchtime activities

Investment in equipment for breaktime, curriculum time and lunchtime

Teachers and sports coach to run after school clubs

Change for life club for Y3 and 4 pupils at lunchtime (Pupil Premium children to be a priority)

Focus on minorities e.g girls, SEN, PP

Resources (outdoor markings/ equipment)

£2,000

Lunchtime games and activities are taking place daily

After school clubs for football, rugby and multi-skills are running throughout the year

FA coach has worked with Y6 girls and with children in Y1

Cricket coach has worked in school weekly in the lead up to local competition

Change for life club run throughout the summer term with Y3/4 children

SEN children have taken part in Primary Ability days throughout the year

 

 

Monitoring

 

During the year the school’s leadership has been monitoring the impact of each of the strands to ensure their effectiveness.

Examples of this monitoring include reporting to the PE and Sports Curriculum team, updates from the sports coach, feedback from the school council. The PE and Sports Subject Leader presented to the Governors and at the Curriculum Committee meeting.

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2013/14 PE & Sport Funding

1. Financial Commitments

The school committed the following finances:

BOLD Sports Partnership   (annual subscription)  £1,500

Sports Coach to deliver lunchtime / club and curriculum enhancement  £12,000

Resources (outdoor markings/equipment) to deliver physical breaktimes & lunchtimes £2,495.00

Total costs   £15,995

2. Monitoring the use of Resources and Impact

During the year the school's leadership has been monitoring the impact of each of the stands of work to ensure that they are most effectively used.

Examples of this monitoring include the the reporting to the PE & Sports Curriculum Team, updates from the sports coach, feedback from the school council.  The PE & Sports Subject Leader presented at the Curriculum Committee meeting.

5. Recommendations

1. PE & Sports grant funding 2014/15 to be utilised in a similar manner with the same key initiatives, enabling the impact of these programmes to embed.

2. To explore the role of ICT in improving school attainment, achievement, celebration and communication in physical education, sport and healthy living.

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