The government has announced that it is providing additional funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013 to 2014 and 2014 to 2015 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – will be allocated to primary school head teachers. The money must be used to improve the provision of P.E. and school sport.
P.E. and school sport play a very important part in the life of St Margaret Clitherow. We believe that P.E. and school sport contribute to the development of our children and through participation, they build and learn more about teamwork, participation and commitment.
We are therefore able to use the funding in the development of P.E. and school sport in the following ways;
- Training staff in teaching outstanding and inclusive P.E. lessons
- Updating staff on the new curriculum
- Buying P.E. resources
- Extending range of After School Clubs to include competitions
- Kidzfit workshop
Our overall aim is to raise standards in P.E. and school sport increasing the participation and opportunities offered to our children. We aim to provide higher quality lessons and improved learning for all.
Sports Premium Action Plan
This Action Plan sits alongside the PE subject Action Plan, and within the overall school improvement plan. It is specifically developed to ensure the effective use of the new Sports Premium.
The plan will:
- improve the quality and breadth of PE and sporting provision
- increase participation
- ensure all pupils develop healthy lifestyles
- ensure all pupils achieve the performance standards they are capable of.
This plan is shaped by the advice offered to schools by the Department for Education in its communication to schools in June 2013. It is designed to directly address the key findings and recommendations of the Ofsted Report:
“Beyond 2012 : Outstanding PE for all Schools”
(The baseline information for this plan was established at the start of the Autumn term of 2014)