Sports and PE Premium
The Government has provided primary schools with funding for School PE and Sport in order to secure a significant and lasting legacy from the London Olympic and Paralympics Games 2012. The aim is to develop an enjoyment of sport and physical activity coupled with promotion of healthy lifestyle in children from an early age
The School PE and Sport Funding was introduced in September 2013 and is allocated to schools in the form of an annual lump sum of £8,000 with an additional sum of £5 per pupil. This funding has now been increased and from September 2017 and this is now £16,000 and an additional £1o per pupil. The Government believes that each head teacher should decide how to use the School PE and Sport Funding for their school.
To ensure that the funding is bringing maximum benefit for pupils, schools will be held to account by Ofsted and by parents. Schools are held accountable for the decisions they make:
Inspectors will look at how well schools are using their additional funding to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sporting provision, including participation so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and achieve the performance standards they are capable of.
Parents should be able to understand what the sporting provision is in their school, both within and beyond the school day as well as making comparisons between schools. Each school is required to produce an annual report (this document) and publish it on their website.
The School PE and Sport funding allocation for our school for financial year April 2018 – March 2019 is £16,450
How does our school spend the School PE and Sport funding?
Schools have the freedom to spend the funding as they see fit. Here at Lindale, the School PE and Sport funding is being used in a variety of ways so that we can improve the quality and breadth of PE and to increase sporting provision, including participation so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and achieve high performance standards. It is also used on activities and resources that promote our pupil’s mental health and well-being.
Initially an audit was carried out of our previous provision and resourcing for all aspects of PE and sports including swimming and competitive sports, extra-curricular activities and participation and provision for gifted and talented.
How are we monitoring the impact of the School PE and Sport funding?
The development of School PE and Sport provision and health and well-being is included in our school
• Attainment and achievement in PE is recorded. Children receive a detailed written PE report annually.
• Success at competitions depends on specific make up of different cohorts. However, we regularly achieve better than expected for a small school.
• Pupil participation on after school sports clubs is monitored, this includes the monitoring of different pupil groups.
• The headteacher reports to the governor’s curriculum committee on the use and impact of the PE and Sports premium on a termly basis.