Primary Sports Funding

Primary Sports Funding (updated September 2016)

What is Sport Premium?

Sport Premium is an amount of money which the government has agreed to allocate to schools.  The funding amount schools receive is based upon the number of children of primary age the school has at Jan. of that year. The sport premium is to be used to increase the quality & breadth of PE & Sport provision, and increasing participation in PE & Sport.At Jesmond Gardens Primary School, we strive to promote healthy and active lifestyles and aim to provide sporting opportunities for all our pupils.  

The 2016-2017 Sport Premium funding for Jesmond Gardens Primary School is £9,335.00.

1) The money was/will be used for: 

•Liaise with our feeder secondary school, Dyke House, to develop an annual bespoke P.E. & Sport action plan.

•Providing curriculum support and high quality CPD for teachers, teaching assistants, NQT’s, team teaching, etc.

•Provision of High Quality Coaching support across a variety of sports. 

•A full organised annual programme of competitions/tournaments/festivals as part of our links with Dyke House•Participation, inclusion and excellence opportunities.

•Provision of after-school activities each day after school 

•Network meetings to support PE Co-ordinators / PLTs in their role developing PE & sport within their school.

•Promotion and development of links to local sports club. 

2) Other ways that Jesmond Gardens Primary School has utilised the School Sport Premium

•Purchase school P.E. clothing so that children are inspired to engage in P.E. lessons and also school sport competitions.

•Replenish equipment to support with the delivery of High Quality P.E. and School Sport.

•Purchase a variety or resources for lunchtimes that encourage active games and activities

•Booking transport to ensure children can access ALL events and competitions.

3) Impact: The Sport Premium Funding has impacted our school in the following ways:

•Successful up-skilling and training for our staff, raising the standards in school sport and PE through external support from coaches and qualified specialists.

•Increasing the levels of participation through events organised in addition to weekly P.E. (Sport Relief, Event/Competition trials/training sessions.

•Engaging the less active children in a wider range of activities to improve fitness levels by offering a broader exposure to a range of sports.•

New equipment has allowed staff to deliver higher quality sessions.

4) Sustainability – How will we make sure these are sustainable?

•Continue to offer sporting experiences in addition to weekly P.E. lessons.  The school is committed to opening up event/competition teams to everyone eligible to ensure a consistent approach to selection.

•Ensure our After-School Activities are varied and aimed at a range of age and ability groups.

•Continue to manage equipment ensuring it is used effectively and replenish when stock levels become low.

•Utilise clothing to ensure children feel valued as a team and to increase understanding of what is appropriate attire.