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Since September 2013, all primary schools across England have received a share of the Government £150m per annum Primary Physical Education and Sport Premium. In September 2017 the total grant available was doubled to £300m. The funding is ring-fenced and must be spent on additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport primary schools offer.
Shenington C of E (VA) Primary School have received £16,850 for the 2020-21 academic year.
£2,000 of our grant has been spent on our annual affiliation to North Oxfordshire School Sport Partnership (NOSSP). This affiliation gives Shenington C of E (VA) Primary School access to regular expert advice and support from a secondary PE specialist, quality assured professional development training for teachers and teaching assistants, termly networking opportunities for our PE lead, occasional input and support from qualified sports coaches, access to regular sports competitions and festivals including national School Games competitions, support with the development and delivery of primary Change4Life sports clubs, links to quality assured community clubs and leisure providers, data collection to help measure and monitor progress and impact and regular national and local updates relating to PE, children’s health and well-being and school sport.
NOSSP affiliation also provides automatic primary Level 2 membership to Youth Sport Trust and a range of additional benefits and support including the Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark.
Shenington C of E (VA) Primary School has achieved Silver Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark 2018-20 for our current PE provision and outcomes, and Silver School Games Mark 2017-18 for our commitment to and the development of competition, school sport and physical education across our school and into the local community.
For full details of our PE and Sport Premium spend for this academic year, the impact it has had/will have on pupils’ PE and sports participation and attainment, and information on how we plan to make these improvements sustainable, please see below.
At Shenington C of E (VA) Primary School, our use of the Sports Premium has had a significant and positive impact on the quality and quantity of PE and School Sport provision for the children at the school. Below is an outline of the key areas in which the children have benefitted.
i) Teachers have benefitted from CPD courses provided through our membership of NOSSP, including CPD on creating Active Classrooms and the TOPS sport program.
ii) All teachers have been able to observe professional sports coaches to gain experience on delivering sport
i) The school curriculum map for PE has been reviewed by our PE Curriculum Lead to ensure quality and appropriate progression of skills.
ii) Our PE Curriculum Lead has benefitted from CPD opportunities through our membership of NOSSP and affiliation to the Youth Sport Trust, developing knowledge and skills and disseminating this knowledge to staff where possible
i) All pupils have 2 hours of timetabled PE each week.
ii) Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Sports Leaders, trained by our PE coordinator and have run activities for the younger children at lunchtimes, developing their own leadership abilities in the process.
iii) We run a lunchtime HIIT training session to all of the pupils and staff
iv) High levels of attendance at extra curricular clubs:
v) 100% of children across KS2 participated in at least one extra curricular sports club in 2020/2021. We are aiming to maintain this in the next academic year.
i) Shenington C of E (VA) Primary School have again achieved a Silver Award for our PE provision and participation levels in School Games.
ii) Prior to the pandemic, 100% of pupils in KS2 participated in at least one School Games Level 2 or similar competition or activity out of school during the 2018/2019 academic year.
iii) This averages over 2 competitions per pupil and includes targeted festivals for pupil premium, less active and SEN pupils.