Ash Hill Primary PE and Sports Funding

At Ash Hill we offer a wide variety of sports for the children to participate in free of charge. In addition, we aim to enrich the curriculum and the opportunities that we offer our children to support their physical development, increase activity levels and enhance engagement. We regularly take part in sports tournaments and competitions, both within and outside of the school day.

For the 2016-2017 academic year Ash Hill was provided with £9,000 to fund improvements to the provision of PE and Sport for the benefit of the children at our school, and encourage the development of healthy lifestyles.

 

Planned expenditure for the 2016-2017 academic year

 

Aim

How the money is being spent

Impact

To further increase the pupils’ participation in competitive sports, and to extend this for tier 2 and tier 3 groups of pupils.

 

To provide the children with high quality specialist coaching.

 

To increase opportunity further and the variety of sports on offer at Ash Hill.

£1000 to join the John Hampden Sports hub to access coaching, competitions, facilities and development days

 

£2000 for specialist dance, cheerleading and acrobatics teaching at lunchtimes and after school

£500 cricket coaching (spring/summer)

 

£1000 to access specialist equipment at our local sports centre for volleyball, badminton, and to provide off-site clubs free of charge

 

To increase physical activity and develop life skills.

£1586.00 Swimming lessons (Y4)

£400 Bikeability training (Y6)

 

To further develop the quality of provision and organisation of PE across the school.

 

To ensure that improvements are sustainable.

 

To increase the leadership opportunities available for pupils across the school.

 

£1000 PE leader to have dedicated time to up-level and co-ordinate provision across the school, and to set up a sports council

 

£1800 for specialist sports coaching sourced to work alongside class teachers to improve provision during curriculum time, and to provide CPD for school staff

 

£500 to develop the playground markings and make adaptations to equipment such as fixed netball posts to improve the school’s sporting facilities

 

 

Review of expenditure and Impact for the 2015-2016 academic year

 

Aim

How the money was spent

Impact

 

Further enhance and increase opportunities to access specialist coaching for a wider range of sports, and alternative physical activities outside of core curriculum time.

£1335 – STOMP workshops

£2000 – specialist dance, cheerleading and acrobatics teaching for after school and lunch time clubs during the school year

£500 –  cricket coaching during the spring / summer terms

  • Improved participation in after school clubs - 53% of pupils participated in an after school club
  • High levels of enthusiasm and success impacting on raised self-esteem and personal development – this impacted on progress across the curriculum
  • All children from nursery to year 6 took part in STOMP workshops
  • More pupils take part in clubs outside of school – a small group of pupils (9) were put forward for specialist clubs/trails. 2 were successful and selected, the rest are now on the development squad

To increase physical activity and develop life skills.

Summer term 2016:

£1586.00 Swimming lessons (Y4)

£400 Bikeability training (Y6)

  • All Year 4 children accessed swimming lessons
  • Increased parental engagement
  • 16 Year 6 children accessed a Bikeability training course in preparation for their transition to secondary school

To further develop the quality of provision and organisation of PE and Sport across the school, so that improvements are sustainable.

 

 

 

£2000 PE leader to have dedicated time to up-level and co-ordinate provision across the school

£1800 specialist sports coaching sourced to work alongside class teachers to up-level provision during curriculum time

  • 32 Talented pupils from across the school attended dedicated sessions with the PE Leader on a weekly basis (Thursday pm)
  • All pupils accessed 2 hours of PE per week
  • A wider range of lunch time activities e.g. table tennis, dance and umpired football matches were available to pupils each day
  • Staff were supported by the PE leader, or professional coaches, during their PE lessons to up-level and improve their own practice
  • An extensive range of clubs were available for pupils on a daily basis (see schedule)

To increase participation in a wider range of competitive sports / events.

£800 minibus upkeep and expenses

£300 competition entry fees

  • School teams and individual pupils have continued to secure positive outcomes / results in competitions (see fixtures list and results)
  • The school participated in 21 competitions
  • The school has been selected as one of the three nominees for the Bucks and MK Sports Primary School of the year award
  • The school achieved a School Games Mark Gold Award in September 2016 as a result of its sports provision for pupils