Sports Premium

What is the Sports Premium?

The Government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15 to provide new, substantial primary school sport funding’. This funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport.

When asked about the 'Sport Premium' at its launch, Lord Coe reflected: ‘When I stood up in Singapore in 2005, I spoke of London's vision to connect young people with the inspirational power of the Games so they are inspired to choose sport. By focussing on primary schools, we have the opportunity to use sport and physical activity to shape the daily lives of young people. I know from my own experience what an impact teachers and their engagement can have on the lives of young people.’  (Lord Coe)

More information can be found on the Department for Education website.

Purpose of funding

Schools can only spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they have the freedom to choose how they do this.

 

Sports Premium at Hutton Cranswick CP School

Our school received funding this year of £8495. We are currently undertaking a PE and School Sport audit and developing our Sports Premium plan to raise standards and participation levels in PE throughout the school. Once the audit is complete we will finalise our plans. Our rationale for the use of Sports Premium funding, which the Governors have agreed, are that it must be used so that:

  • all children benefit regardless of sporting ability;
  • the most able children are given the opportunity to compete in tournaments with other schools;
  • staff have access to training opportunities and continued professional development;
  • some activities may be subsidised so that pupils do not miss out due to financial constraints, eg swimming;
  • we make use of collaborative and partnership working.

With the above rationale in mind, and following the guidelines for how to spend this money, our initial plans for the use of the Sports Premium funding include:

  • investment in the professional development of staff at our school so they are best equipped to teach high quality Physical Education and school sport for years to come. This will include providing cover to release staff for professional development in PE and sport;
  • increasing the amount of competitive sport in which our children participate - running sport competitions, and increasing pupils’ participation in the School Games and inter school competitions with other local schools
  • continued membership of the Driffield Sports Partnership;
  • hiring qualified sports coaches to work alongside staff for short PE modules eg cricket
  • working with the School Council to evaluate playground provision and fund playground markings
  • encouraging our children to improve their leadership skills through sport – through sports leader initiative;
  • developing the outdoor and adventurous activities element of the PE curriculum, utilising the school's own grounds and facilities;
  • purchasing equipment to offer access to new sports and physical activities as relevant.

Current specific spending and impact to date for 2016/17:

Purchased resources Cost Impact

Dance coaching

£600

 

Specialist dance coach working alongside Year 6 teacher to improve teacher subject knowledge for future years, allowing teacher to observe a high standard of specialist teaching.
Driffield Schools Cluster  £1900 Working with the Driffield cluster of schools allows the school to participate in training, to participate in inter-school competition and to develop the PE curriculum. Coordinated by Andy Inns at Driffield Junior School.
Play Leader Training

  £120 per year

Ali McLaron from DRUFC training Year 5 children to lead playtime games for the school. Children leading their own provision
Cricket Coaching for Y5/6 £250 Specialist training for 6 weeks delivered to Y5/6 improved teacher CPD knowledge and provided children with excellent teaching.
Playground development

£2500

 

Children enjoying the use of the playground to play games and experiencing exercise in free time. Money towards an Awards for All grant (school received £10,000) to create further outdoor play facilities.
Skip 2B Fit workshop whole school £800 Fitness skills for the school - renewed forcus on health and wellbeing alongside skills development in PE, providing staff with ideas for developing fitness.
Box 2B Fit workshop whole school £800 Fitness skills for the school - renewed forcus on health and wellbeing alongside skills development in PE, providing staff with ideas for developing fitness.
Boot Camp training whole school

 £100

.Fitness skills for the school - renewed forcus on health and wellbeing alongside skills development in PE, providing staff with ideas for developing fitness.

PE Coordinator release time   £800 per year Time to put together new long term plan for PE using new National Curriculum and resources. Analysis of CPD impact and to monitor provision of sports teaching across the school.
Mark Barber Football coaching  £600  CPD - The teachers in the year group are in attendance at the lessons and will gradually take over the whole lesson using the skills they have gained.
Tag Rugby Coaching £500 Ali McLaron from DRUFC delivering specialist training for 6 weeks  to Y5/6, building towards cluster festivals in the new year.
Hockey CPD £50 Fiona Tuplin from Driffield Hockey Club provided whole staff training on hockey skills and sequences of work to develop across the autumn term, improving quality of lessons.

 Financial breakdown over 2 years. Total expected funding = £8,495

 

Driffield Sports Partnership membership and release funding £1900
Play leader training for Y5 children £240
Playground development £2500
Cricket Coaching £250
Skip 2B Fit £800
Specialist dance coaching for performance £320
Box 2B Fit £800
Boot Camp £100
Tag Rugby Training £500
Hockey staff CPD £50
Dance coaching and CPD £600
Football coaching and CPD £600
  £8,660

 

 
In order to improve the quality of PE and Games provision in school we decided to choose some specialist partners to help us with the delivery of sport in school. Last year we worked with First Steps to support teaching and CPD for teachers in regard to dance and gymnastics. The teachers in the year group are in attendance at the lessons and will gradually take over the whole lesson using the skills they have gained. We believe this is a very supportive and sustainable CPD opportunity that should ensure the quality of teacher delivery is improved within school.