Primary Sports Funding

Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer. This means that we should use the premium to:

  • develop or add to the PE and sport activities that school already offers
  • make improvements now that will benefit pupils joining the school in future years

For example, we can use the funding to:

  • hire qualified sports coaches to work with teachers
  • provide existing staff with training or resources to help them teach PE and sport more effectively
  • introduce new sports or activities and encourage more pupils to take up sport
  • support and involve the least active children by running or extending school sports clubs, holiday clubs and Change4Life clubs
  • run sport competitions
  • increase pupils’ participation in the School Games
  • run sports activities with other schools

Evaluation of spending 2016 - 2017

In 2016/17 we received £8046 in Sports Premium money.  It was spent as follows:
 
Activity Amount Impact
All children spend a morning each week at Willowburn Sports Centre where they take part in a range of sport and PE activities (bouldering, trampolines, multi-skills etc) £2,000
Children given access to a wide range of activities that would not have been possible to offer in a very small school.  Children signposted to after school activities available locally.  
Dance teacher worked with a cluster of schools, including performance at local theatre - supporting self-esteem and positive responses to sport.
Transport to Willowburn £2,625
Additional TA support for Willowburn £1,050
Dance teacher £1,900
Equipment £500
 

Allocation of funding 2017 - 2018

In 2017/18 we will receive £11000 in Sports Premium money.  Some of is planned to be spent as follows.  The school is still working on how to best use the additional money announced by the government in Jun 17:
 
Activity Amount Impact
All children spend a morning each week at Willowburn Sports Centre where they take part in a range of sport and PE activities (bouldering, trampolines, multi-skills etc) £1292
Children given access to a wide range of activities that would not have been possible to offer in a very small school.  Children signposted to after school activities available locally.  
Inter-school tournaments allow for smoother transitions to high school, and the consequent rise in emotional wellbeing.  They further support teamwork, camaraderie and physical fitness.
Whole school skipping day (externally supported) to encourage playground games.
Transport to Willowburn £2850
Additional TA support for Willowburn £1000
Transport to inter-school tournaments £800
External sports providers £1500
Skipping day £300