What is the Sports Premium?
In March 2013 the government announced it was to provide additional funding of for academic years 2013 / 2014 and 2014 / 2015 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools in England. This is known as . Since then the government has committed to continue further funding until 2020.
Purpose of the funding
This funding is provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. The funding is ring-fenced and, therefore, can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.
Schools will have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.
Our Vision for PE
At Stainton CE Primary School we are fully committed to ensuring that our children are fit, healthy and active learners.
We aspire to be a school that offers every child the opportunity to fulfil their absolute potential and we realise the vital role that sports and outdoor learning needs to play in realising those goals. want our children to make healthy choices, to enjoy physical activity now and to continue to engage in active lifestyles in their futures.
Children learn to appreciate the benefit of taking part in regular activities / exercise whilst embodying our core values of collaboration and fair play.
The Sports Premium funding we receive will be spent in a number of ways with the ultimate intention of providing high quality PE provision for all.
The Sports Premium funding we receive will be spent in a number of ways with the ultimate intention of:
Core sports partnership membership enabling participation in events, advice, etc. plus specialist teaching throughout the year to various year groups
To enable large groups of pupils to take part in specific events / top up swimming lessons
To enable pupils to participate safely in local events, including cricket, football, swimming, gymnastics, hockey, cross country, tennis, rugby, multi-sports etc.
Develop and improve swimming skills, including water safety, for older pupils prior to their transfer to secondary school.
To provide safe and supportive resources and storage for indoor and outdoor play.
To give new experiences to Year 6 pupils and provide the opportunity to work as a team and also improve vital communication skills. This links with the extra swimming coaching above.
To extend and improve the outdoor learning area. To provide new resources for learning and play.
To maintain the outdoor classroom / learning environment for all Key Stages and to provide seasonal sporting opportunities.
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