The PE Premium provides ring fenced money to primary schools to improve the quality of the PE and sport activities offered to their pupils. The funding is currently worth £150 million per year and is provided jointly by the Department for Education, the Department of Health and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Key achievements to date:
We joined the South Derbyshire School Sport Partnership. Within this package we had access to specialist sports coaching across the whole school, for example Bikeability, and entrance to a range of competitions and events Lions Football / Key Steps Gymnastics 1, 2 & 3 / A League Football / Swimming / Prominent Football Cup / High 5 Netball / Mini Tennis / Mini Olympics
We have achieved the ‘Bronze’ Games Mark in recognition for our commitment to competitive sport.
We used specialist teachers to enhance our current curriculum through the provision of ‘enrichment days’ where children throughout school were able to try sports not part of the PE National Curriculum. The children experienced street dance and yoga.
PE equipment was purchased as and when necessary.
An after school club, focusing on different sports each term, ran throughout the year. Funding also subsidised sports clubs run through our Wraparound Care provision.
Funding was used to provide cover for members of staff taking children to tournaments/competitions.
Children went swimming through the year to improve their skills beyond the Y6 expectations.
Children in R/Y1/Y2/Y3 followed the ‘Health & Wellbeing’ programme, learning ways of living in a healthier way (eating, sleeping, exercising).
Areas for further improvement and baseline evidence of need:
- Use funds accrued over previous years to significantly improve the facilities in the school grounds including resurfacing and remarking the school playground.
- Regain the ‘Silver’ Games Mark.
- Improve the quality and range of PE equipment in school.
- Increase children’s awareness of how to be healthier and more active.