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Sport Funding at Buryfields Infant School

Sport Funding at Buryfields Infant School 

Since September 2013, primary, infant and junior schools have been allocated additional, ring-fenced funding for the purpose of developing PE and sustainable high quality sport provision in schools. This funding is provided jointly by the Departments for Education (DfE), Health and Culture and Media and Sport.

The following tables detail how this additional funding allocation has been spent at Buryfields Infant School and shows that all of the funding plus some additional school funds are allocated to enhancing our sport provision.

 

Sept 2013 to March 2014

Income

£5,270

Specialist games teacher 1 day p/w (from April 2013), team teaching to develop staff and developing new sports and skills with pupils.

£4517.72

Summer term tennis coaching 1 day p/w with specialist supporting teachers to deliver tennis lessons to Years 1 & 2

 

 

£437.50

CPD days with Leading PE teacher– focus on developing planning and skills in gymnastics and dance.

 

£900

Total Expenditure

£5,854.72

Net total Financial Year 2013 /14

-£584.72

 

April 2014 to March 2015

Income

£8,414.00

Specialist games teacher 1 day p/w, team teaching to develop staff and developing new sports and skills with pupils.

 

 

£7,777.29

Summer term tennis coaching 1 day p/w with specialist supporting teachers to deliver tennis lessons to Years 1 & 2

 

 

£540.00

Total Expenditure

£8,317.29

Net total Financial Year 2014/15

£96.71

 

April 2015 to March 2016

Income

£8,637.00

Specialist games teacher 1 day p/w, team teaching to develop staff and developing new sports and skills with pupils.

 

 

£7,456.00

Summer term tennis coaching 1 day p/w with specialist supporting teachers to deliver tennis lessons to Years 1 & 2

 

 

£750.00

CPD for new PE Subject Leader

£400.00

Total Expenditure

£8,606.00

Net total Financial Year 2015/16

£31.00

 

April 2016 to March 2017

Income

£8.545.00

Specialist games teacher 1 day p/w team teaching to develop staff and developing new sports and skills with pupils.

 

 

£6,502.00

Summer term tennis coaching 1 day p/w with specialist supporting teachers to deliver tennis lessons to Years 1 & 2

 

 

£420.00

CPD days with Leading PE teacher– focus on developing planning and skills in gymnastics and dance.

£900.00

Sports equipment

£700.00

Total Expenditure

£8,522.00

 

 

April 2017 - March 2018
Income £3,565.00
Specialist games teacher 1 day p/w team teaching to develop staff and developing new sports and skills with pupils. £7,205.00
Summer term tennis coaching 1 day p/w with specialist supporting teachers to deliver tennis lessons to Years 1 & 2 £405.00
Total Expenditure £7,610.00

 

Aims of Our Spending Provision

Our aim when allocating our additional sport funding is to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.  We aim to increase participation in and enjoyment of PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach their performance potential.

Improving the Quality and Breadth of Provision:

We have been fortunate in securing the support of a qualified teacher who specialises in delivering PE to primary-aged children. For one day each week, Mr Mannion works alongside our class teachers, immersing the children in a wide range of sports. Through his expertise and contacts we have been able to offer lessons in a broad range of sports including golf and Tag Rugby and multi-skills sessions during the children’s lunch break. He has also arranged for the children to work with professionals, for example, from London Irish rugby.

Mr Mannion introduces and teaches the principles and practices of each sport supported by the teachers. The teachers have developed their knowledge, skills and confidence through this and are able to lead additional sessions without specialist support. The team teaching approach also means that the children receive more one-to-one attention and Mr Mannion and the class teacher are able to alternate taking the lead and observing in order to identify where children need additional assistance or challenge. This has led to improved outcomes for all in PE at Buryfields with very positive feedback received from children and parents in a range of surveys.

By introducing tennis in the summer months, again through specialist coaching, we have been able to develop our staff expertise whilst providing new opportunities for the children. Those who enjoy this sport are then able to access further specialist coaching outside the school day and are able to attend the extra-curricular club that runs after the taught sessions.

Improving Participation and Enjoyment of PE and Sport:

Mr Mannion runs a lunchtime multi-skills session for children who would benefit from extra physical activity, skills development or who are needing a boost in confidence. This confidence and appreciation of being more active transfers into their subsequent lessons and life beyond school.

Along with our PE leader, Mr Mannion arranges a good range of inter-school sports events. This enables children with a talent for sport and / or an enthusiasm for PE to get involved in some friendly competitions with other children from a range of local schools.

We run a good range of extra-curricular sport clubs and use our Pupil Premium funding (via our Reach Out and Go scheme) to enable children on low incomes to benefit from taking part these clubs.

We regularly enrich provision by inviting performers and athletes into school to inspire the children.  There is an annual sponsored Fun Run and Sports Day in the summer which the children really enjoy.

Our PE leader has forged strong links with local schools and a leading primary PE teacher who delivers CDP within Hampshire, including dance and gymnastics at Buryfields. She also attends courses and subject leader network meetings which keep her up to date with current best practice.

In order to further promote healthier lifestyles we set the children challenges through our school newsletter. For example – a skipping challenge. We practice at school and encourage daily practice at home, publicising any Personal Best (PB) achievements in our newsletter.