PE & Sport Premium Funding
The school has used the ‘Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sport Premium Template’ (DfE October 2017) to review the provision and report on the spend for 2017/18.
For the academic year 2016/17 and this current academic year 2017/18 the school has received PE and Sports Premium Funding to promote and develop physical education and sports throughout the school and community for all children at St Oswald’s Catholic Primary school.
In the academic year 2016/17 the school received in funding: £ 8,908
In the academic year 2016/17 the school spent: £8,300 (the shortfall covered the £1,000 overspend of the PE & Sport Premium in 2015/16)
In line with revised DfE guidance (October 2017) we have and will continue to use the Primary PE and Sports Premium to:
- Develop or add to the PE and sport activities that we offer
- Build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining St Oswald’s in future years
In reviewing and evaluating our practice at St Oswald’s as recommended we have considered the 5 key indicators from DfE:
- Key Indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
- Key Indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
- Key Indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
- Key Indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
- Key Indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport
In 2016/17 the funding was used to purchase:
- The services of Warrington Wolves rugby training for the children (£1,900)
IMPACT: Improved rugby skills; team skills; stamina and experience of competition
- Sports coaches to work with children and staff from Progressive Sports (£2,800)
IMPACT: Improved teacher knowledge and lesson delivery; all lessons graded ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’; children’s skills and knowledge improved.
- Tennis coaching for children from Padgate Tennis Club and the use of the Tennis Club facilities and equipment (£1,000)
IMPACT: tennis skill development for children; experience of using professional courts and equipment; uptake on children joining local tennis club.
- New PE & sports equipment and resources (£1,100)
IMPACT: active lunch and break times; reduced levels of inappropriate behaviour at play times; team building opportunities.
- A PE & Sport SLA from Warrington Local Authority (£1,500)
IMPACT: improved staff knowledge, lesson planning and delivery and opportunities to access CPD.
- Support to train staff and provide CPD (Sports coaches as above)
IMPACT: improved staff knowledge, skills and delivery of PE and sports sessions.
Evaluation of Improvements Planned for 2016/17
- Further training for Mid-Day Assistants to improve playground games and activities Evaluation – Further training and development in this area needed in 2017/18
- Utilise the school website and newspaper to keep parents and the community updated on local activities and achievements
- Evaluation – Achieved and ongoing
- Update playground equipment in KS1 and KS2
- Evaluation – Small playtime equipment purchased but review of larger equipment needed in 2017/18
- Purchase and improve large PE apparatus, benches and mats
- Evaluation – Not achieved roll onto 2017/18
- Develop PE leadership for a new member of staff
- Evaluation – PE leadership developed but needs further development in 2017/18.
- Ensure additional training is in place for two new members of staff to the school (2016/17)
- Evaluation – Staff received training and this will be ongoing in 2017/18
The Key Achievements to date and impact of the funding has:
- Raised the confidence and ability of the teaching staff to improve and deliver quality lessons
- Improved children’s engagement, attainment and skill levels
- Promoted and raised the profile of PE and sports throughout the school and community
- Improved the assessment of PE
- Improved equipment and apparatus throughout the school
- Raised awareness, engagement and increased membership of local sports clubs, centres and activity and dance schools
- Raised opportunities to use PE across the curriculum
- Improved health and fitness levels
- Developed and improved children’s ability to lead, instruct and assess their peers in PE.
- The school has a 100% take up for in school curriculum PE lessons and 75% take up for extra-curricular activities.
- 95% of children at ARE or above in PE
Areas for further improvement and baseline evidence of need
- Continue to provide and develop staff CPD including support for an NQT & an RQT member of staff
- Updating and replace large and small PE apparatus and PE mats
- Extend opportunities for engagement in inter-school competitions
- Extend opportunities for children less confident and reluctant to engage in intra- school and inter-school competitions
- Achieve the School Games Mark – Silver Award accreditation
- Establish TDM ( The Daily Mile) throughout the school
Meeting the national curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety at the end of last academic year 2016/67
- 98% of Year 6 pupils could swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of 25 metres.
- 98% could use a range of strokes effectively (front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke)
- 85% could perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations
- Due to high performance, ability and competence of the pupils in the water the school did not use the Primary PE and Sport Premium to provide additional provision for swimming over and above the national curriculum requirements.
For the academic year 2017/18 the school has received: £17,820
The school intends to fully spend the funding again on the promotion of sports and physical activities for all children
Action Plan and Budget Tracking 2017/18
Key Indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school.
St Oswald’s are committed to working with professional and quality providers to ensure that PE is engaging and developmental for all children. All children are provided in excess of 2 hours PE and Sport through two PE/Sports lessons per week, daily opportunities to complete The Daily Mile (TDM) (Autumn term KS2 KS1 introduced in Spring & Summer terms) and access to a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
The school is proud of the PE, Sporting and physical activities offered to the children and engages with a wide range of coaches and specialists to give the children a range of opportunities and experiences to develop skills be physical, fit and healthy.
LA – Livewire: After initial training from the LA in 2014 on the delivery of the Real PE scheme all staff continue to use the scheme which ensure a consistency throughout the school in the teaching and assessment of PE and sport.
Warrington Wolves Foundation: The school has worked closely with Warrington Wolves Foundation for the last three years and continues to do so this academic year 2017/18 to ensure that all children have access to quality physical activity and key physical development skills.
Both St Oswald’s and Warrington Wolves staff teach aspects of the sessions which all children enjoy. The sessions are beneficial, enjoyable and fun and are fully inclusive.
Progressive Sports: Last academic year we engaged the services of new sports coaches ‘Progressive Sports’. Progressive Sports provide the school with a full day per week of CPD training for staff per week. Progressive Sports provide feedback, observations and resources for staff to help develop the school’s Real PE curriculum. The school works with the company as a consultant to help improve subject quality such as developing PE improvement plans and behaviour management. The sports coach helps to improve staff subject knowledge, skills and lesson delivery.
Padgate Tennis Club: In September 2015 the school established links with the local Tennis club and has continued to receive weekly Tennis coaching at the club for all Key Stage 2 children and staff in the summer term and first autumn term. The school is continuing this academic year to use the facilities and courts and employ the services of the professional tennis coach once a week. The coach continues to work with class teachers on skill development and subject knowledge.
Action plan and budget tracker for Key Indicator 1 – PE Funding Key Indicator 1
Key Indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
Sporting improvements and achievements in school and out of school are always celebrated positively throughout the school community at school assemblies, parent assemblies and weekly school/community newsletters.
Inter-school tournaments and competitions are promoted through the school weekly newsletter and outcomes shared at parent assemblies.
Physical health and fitness are promoted positively throughout the curriculum.
Sports coaches are visible around the school and work closely with school staff and are treated with mutual respect
The school has invested time and money in providing midday staff, teachers and teaching assistants with training for both lunchtime and breaks.
Playground leader programmes were reintroduced in the academic year 2016/17 to help them lead our younger Key Stage 1 children at playtimes with fun and safe games and continue to be developed in 2017/18
Each year group has access to playground and sports equipment at school break-times.
Physical activity is promoted daily on the school timetable through all classes engaging in the TDM, The Daily Mile
Action plan and budget tracker for Key Indicator 2 – PE Funding Key Indicator 2
Key Indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
The school’s Management Team and the Sports Co-ordinator have been working closely together since September 2014 and continue to do so throughout this academic year 2017/18 to ensure that all staff feel confident, positive and clear on how to deliver PE throughout the school. The school continues this academic year 2016/17 to work with the Local Authority (LA), local sports clubs and sports foundations to help maintain and further develop the PE and sporting activities within the school.
Throughout 2017/18 we will continue to work closely with Livewire, Warrington Wolves, Progressive Sports and Padgate Tennis Club. All staff work with the coaches and together co-teach PE lessons.
The school has invested both time and money to enable the staff to work with the coaches and to provide quality CPD for all staff.
CPD has included and continues to include aspects of:
- Confidence of delivery
- Health and Safety within PE
- Teaching and learning points within PE
- Quality of delivery
- Lesson planning and sports games
- Differentiation within sports and PE
- Assessments and planning
In January 2015 the school introduced a new PE curriculum (Real PE) which we continue to use throughout this academic year. The school and LA have supported all staff members with introductory training for the programme and further with individual class support and guidance. This support continues this year 2017/18.
Action plan and budget tracker for Key Indicator 3 – PE Funding Key Indicator 3
Key Indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils.
St Oswald’s School provides a range of extra- curricular PE/sports clubs to promote heath, fitness support. The following after -school clubs ran throughout 2016/17 and continue this academic year 2017/18:
Rugby – Yearly basis (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Football – Yearly basis (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Gymnastics and Dance – Term basis (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Multi skills – Term basis (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Netball – (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Judo – (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Clubbercise – (2017/18)
The school endeavours to support all children in further activity and exercise in the community. Activities and sports clubs that the school positively promotes and encourages the children to engage with are as follows:
Local Judo and Taekwondo – Local instructor has worked with the school (2015/16) and continues to work with us in 2016/17. The school actively helps to promote the club.
Dance – The children take part in dance activities in school and staff are aware of the children who go to a number of different local dance schools.
Warrington Warriors Swimming Team – A large number of children attend swimming lessons at local sports centres. The school actively promotes swimming awards and achievements weekly in school. Children in Key stage 2 use the local pools for curriculum swimming.
Local Football – A large number of children attend local football clubs. The school actively promotes football achievements weekly in school. A local football club use the school facilities out of school hours for their training and tournaments.
Padgate Tennis Club – Since establishing links with this local club in 2015, the school has promoted membership of the club and a number of children have joined the local club as a result.
Horse Riding – A number of children attend riding lessons at local riding schools
Running – A number of children attend Warrington Running club and take part in Warrington Parkrun 5k with family members and 2k Junior Parkrun.
Action plan and budget tracker for Key Indicator 4 – PE Funding Key Indicator 4
Key Indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport
The Real PE programme that the school uses, incorporates competitive activities to the curriculum for each different age group.
St Oswald’s recognises the importance of having competition included within the school’s sport and PE programme. The school regularly takes part in inter-school sports competitions and sports festivals arranged for Warrington schools. Improvement and achievement is always celebrated positively throughout the school community at school assemblies, parent assemblies and weekly school/community newsletters.
Action plan and budget tracker for Key Indicator 5 – PE Funding Key Indicator 5
The school has used the ‘Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sport Premium Template’ (DfE October 2017) to review the provision and report on the spend for 2017/18. The document is attached here: Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sport Premium 2017