PE and Sport Premium
Sport is firmly embedded at the heart of our school. We have placed a priority on health, fitness and enjoyment and our aim is to engage all of our pupils in sport - at every age in a variety of ways in lots of different places!
What is the Sports Premium?
The Government will continue investment in the Primary PE & Sport Premium, as announced in December 2015 through ‘Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation.’ Each school will receive £8,000 plus an additional £5 per pupil for the academic year 2015/2016.
Schools are free to determine how best to use this funding to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision, including increasing participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of.
How we will use PE and Sport Funding at Prescot Primary School?
- Improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.
- Increase participation in PE and sport.
- Develop levels of excellence in performance and allow pupils to reach their full potential.
- Develop healthy lifestyles.
In Prescot Primary we will use the funding to promote school sport by;
- employing specialist PE teachers or qualified coaches to work alongside teachers in lessons to increase their subject knowledge and confidence in PE.
- employing a specialist teacher or providing professional development for staff to lead after-school sports clubs.
- providing cover staff to release teachers for professional development in PE and sport.
- procuring quality-assured professional training for staff to raise their confidence and competence in teaching PE and sport.
We will utilise the skills and expertise of an existing member of staff (Mrs Watts) who is a former Knowsley Schools Sport Coordinator to devise and oversee our programme of PE and sports development.
- Mrs Watts released from class to act as a specialist PE teacher to produce, manage and report on the development plan for PE and Sport in Prescot Primary.
- Employ Sports Apprentice (Jason Houghton) to assist with the above.
- Consult class teachers and SENCO and consider the needs of pupil premium pupils throughout the school.
- Consult with class teachers, support staff and lunchtime supervisors to map their CPD needs and obtain any ideas.
Decide upon a whole school focus that can be measured in some way, for example a health and fitness program for each class. This program will include basic balance, agility, stamina, catching, throwing, kicking and hitting for all ages.
Mrs Watts to support teachers during PE lessons across the school to develop a more consistent approach to lesson quality, highlighting the 10 HQ outcomes for OFSTED
Actively promote and focus on LEADERSHIP within lessons, reflecting upon and improving their own performance and reflecting upon and supporting others performance.
Mrs Watts to stagger her working day to provide lunchtime and after school clubs, targeting blocks of pupils in different sports across the year Enter the school in as many competitions as possible.
Obtain a group of pupil and staff leaders to support the running of inter and intra school competitions.
Pupils to become more active in the management and organisation of these events including photographers, reporters etc.
Regular celebrations and rewards in sports assemblies. Some of the funding to be used for buying in experts in their sports to promote taster coaching sessions particularly with sports that have a local club link.
Work actively with clubs.
Investigate the possibilities of collaborations with local businesses.
Audit resources and meet need.
Investigate “Awards for All” funding and other funding streams.
Investigate possible links with SSP (Kerstine Hogg) to tap into any further provision and support.
Investigate previous companies we have used that have provided a quality service with a view to further integration.
Purchase REAL PE scheme of work for the school and initiate whole school INSET/ professional development for REAL PE.
The PE and Sport Premium for primary schools has enable us to achieve great things over the past two years. It was wonderful to be recognised for our efforts in the Educate Awards. However, we will not rest. We continue to strive for more.
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