CHRIST THE KING RC PRIMARY
SEPTEMBER 2016 - APRIL 2017
The sports funding is provided in addition to the school's budget. Schools receive sports premium
budget for the financial year (April – March); this report is based upon the academic year
(September to July). Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding to best support the
opportunities for improving the provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools.
Possible uses of the funding might include:
- Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers when teaching PE.
- Supporting and engaging the least active children through new or additional Change4Life clubs.
- Paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport.
- Providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE and sport.
- Running sport competitions, or increasing pupils’ participation in school games.
- Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport.
- Providing places for pupils on after school sports clubs and holiday clubs.
- Pooling the additional funding with that of other local schools.
In 2016/17 Christ the King received £8,870
We have decided to use this money to:
- Buy into Burnley School Sports Partnership (BSSP) which enables children across both key stages to take part in competitions and sporting festivals throughout the year.
- Burnley School Sports Partnership (BSSP) also offers cluster meetings that update staff knowledge and provides access to a pool of coaches including netball, tennis, cricket, rugby and football along with access to a wide range of sports resources.
- Offer pupils in both Key Stages in after school sports clubs each half term making them more accessible for all our pupils.
- Identify and support Gifted & Talented children.
- Gifted & Talented pupils to build upon and nurture their talents further through BSSP holding regular events
- Provide a before school Running club over 3 mornings (52 children in attendance)
- Structured playground activities established and implemented with a focus on being active and healthy lifestyles.
- Provide a range of alternative extra-curricular clubs to encourage a wider range of pupils to engage in physical activity.
- Provide balance bike training for all children in EYFS.
- Provide Bikeability training for children in Upper KS2.
- Providing high quality CPD training for staff in EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
- Providing sports leadership training to help identify children build confidence and leadership skills.
- Providing playground leadership (16 children) training focusing on quality, active playtimes.
The impact of the funding from 2015/2016 includes:
- An increase in the numbers of children swimming 25m confidently at Year 4 (74%) and Year 5 (51%).
- The balance bike sessions in EYFS ‘Tots on Tyres’ developed children’s co-ordination enabling them to successfully handle the bike.
- 85% of the children who accessed the Bikeability session achieved Level 2 Bikeability Awareness.
- Increased participation – 67% of children in KS2 took part in after school clubs increased from 54%.
- All children who have attended sports events were able to represent the school, establish an understanding of competitive sport and develop an awareness of sporting conduct.
- The school was successful in achieving the Gold School Kite Mark during 2016/2017 academic year.
- Improved teaching and learning in Physical Education following professional development opportunities.
- Increased participation in the numbers of children taking part in competitive sport.
- A broad range of keys skills and independence being taught within EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
- A greater awareness of healthy and active lifestyles, through Change 4 Life, BFC in the Community active lifestyles.