Hindley Junior & Infant School
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Sports Premium

Sports Premium Report 2015/16

What is the Sports Premium?

The Government provided funding of ?150 million per annum for academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15 to provide new, substantial primary school ?sport funding?. This funding was jointly provided by the departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, with money going directly to primary school headteachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children. The sport funding could only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.
The total amount that Hindley J and I received was ?8,400.

Purpose of funding

Schools had to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but were given the freedom to choose how they did this.

Possible uses for the funding included:iring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work alongside primary teachers when teaching PE;

  • new or additional Change4Life sport clubs;
  • paying for professional development opportunities in PE/sport;
  • providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE/sport;
  • running sport competitions, or increasing participation in the school games;
  • buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE/sport;
  • providing places for pupils on after school sport clubs and holiday clubs.

How will are spending the Sports Funding and who will benefit?

The table below shows how we intend to spend the sports funding during 2015-16

Use of Funding

How this will work at Hindley J and I

Intended impact

Hiring qualified sports coaches from ?Academy of Sports? to work alongside teachers when teaching PE.?

To increase teachers subject knowledge and confidence in PE

Sports coaches from Academy of Sports deliver PE lessons alongside our teachers and support staff. This initiative will benefit all children from the Early Years Foundation Stage through to Year 6.

The children receive one PE lesson taught by the coach which is observed by the teacher. Then a follow up lesson delivered by the teacher and observed by the specialist coach. There is opportunity at the end of the sessions for informal feedback and the sharing of good practice.

The cost for 2015/16 is ?as follows
?4,800.00 (Apr-Sept)
?4,800.00 (Oct-Jan)
?2,400.00 (Feb and March)

Total cost ?12,000.00

*Children access high quality coaching via fully qualified coaches in a variety of sports.

*?Expert? coaching will lead to an improvement in the children?s confidence and overall performance level.

*?Expert? coaching will lead to an improvement in teacher knowledge and confidence for future learning and teaching sessions.

*Increase in children?s confidence and self-esteem which will hopefully impact in other areas of learning and achievement.

Buying into existing local sports networks (HIPSA)

Provide regular sports tournaments, festivals and competitions for pupils of all ages

Provide transport to enable pupils to participate in tournaments and festivals;

Increasing participation in school sport competitions.

School pays an annual fee (?100) into the local sports network (Hindley, Ince Platt Bridge Sporting Association) which provides sporting competitions across all year groups.

School provides transport both to and from the tournament/festival.

The total cost for 2015/16 is ?250.00

*60% of 5 ? 11 year olds will take part in at least one inter school sports competition during 2015/16

*Strong, sustainable partnerships with local community sports clubs leads to sporting pathways for children to increase their participation to beyond the school offer.

*Increase in children?s confidence and self-esteem which will hopefully impact in other areas of learning and achievement.




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