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St Andrew's CE VA Primary School

Together, we love, we learn, we shine.

Graves Street, Radcliffe,
Bury, M26 4GE

0161 723 2426

Miss Wilson

  1. School Information
  2. Pupil Premium and Sports Premium
  3. Sports Premium
  4. 2015/16


PE and sport premium funding


The Government has allocated funding of £150 million per academic year, supported by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. This money will go to each Head Teacher to spend on improving the Quality of Sport and PE for all their children. This is already available for the academic year 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/16

The Sports funding can only be spent on sport and PE Provision in school

Purpose of Funding

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

Possible uses:

  •  Hiring PE Specialists or Qualified Coaches to work alongside class teachers
  •  New or Additional Change for Life Clubs
  •  CPD opportunities both external and in-school for PE/Sport
  •  Increasing Participation in school games/competitions
  •  Purchasing materials/equipment for PE delivery
  •  Providing places on after-school clubs and holiday clubs

Use of Sport and PE Funding

For 2015/16 the money has been spent on 6 key areas:

  •  To provide specialist teaching across the PE curriculum including swimming
  •  To provide high quality sporting opportunities for all children regardless of sporting ability
  •  To provide opportunities for pupils to compete and participate in PE and sport beyond the school day
  •  To enable the most able pupils the opportunity to compete against the most able pupils from other schools across arrange of sports
  •  To give access to CPD opportunities and training for all staff
  •  To provide equipment and training to enable pupils to have a more active lunchtime

The impact of this now means St Andrew’s have:

  1. Increased the support of a PE Specialist in the School to support all teachers with developing the teaching of PE.
  2.  Established a Sports Co-ordinator role to provide more opportunity for children to participate in competitive sport and sporting opportunities.
  3.  Implemented and designed an Individual School Sports Curriculum and Assessment Criteria for all KS1 and KS2 classes.
  4.  Increased the provision of FREE after-school clubs for KS2 pupils closely linked to individual development. Sports such as football, rounders and cricket have been introduced.
  5.  Ensured all children benefit from sport regardless of ability by providing lessons during curriculum time to support children to further their fundamental movements and skills.
  6.  A clear focus has been placed on swimming to ensure the minimum national targets are achieved for each child by the end of KS2.
  7.  A 2 Tier Sports Day to target 100% participation by all whilst also creating a level of competition.
  8.  Created a link and a pathway between school sport and local clubs and organisations.
  9.  Provided CPD Opportunities for staff during lessons. Teachers given weekly opportunity to observe good practice and participate in selected exemplar lessons.
  10.  Provided further equipment to enable pupils to have a more active lunchtime.
  11.  Provided PE specialist training for lunchtime supervisors.