What is Sports Premium?
Sports Premium is funding which schools receive to ensure quality sporting opportunities in schools.
Allocations are calculated using the number of pupils in Years 1 to 6 and those age 5 in Reception, as recorded at the January Census.
Ridgeway Primary Academy – PE and Sports Premium Plan 2020 - 2021
We expect to see an improvement against the following 5 key indicators:
1. The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick-starting healthy active lifestyles
2. The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
3. Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
4. Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
5. Increased participation in competitive sport
Key indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officers guidelines recommend that primary school pupils undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school.
To provide all children with two hours of PE per week. In addition, provide extra opportunities for as much physical activity during break and lunch times.
Start 2 finish coaching
New basic skills scheme
New equipment for PE lessons and outdoor break times.
PE afterschool clubs during summer term
All children received 2 hours of PE per week.
Y1 to Y6 received lessons from Start2Finish, ST Gymnastics and SAFC.
Reception children received weekly gymnastics sessions.
Equipment and games provided to during lunch and breaks meaning more children were taking part in physical activity during those times.
Positive staff feedback related to PE basic skills scheme
Key indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
To promote a positive culture of sport within the school.
Raise the profile of sport and PE within the school
Fitness and PE theory included in Y5 and Y6
Olympic and Euro football events held
UKS2 children took part in weekly fitness sessions to ensure all children had more awareness of own health.
UKS2 children took part in short weekly PE theory sessions to raise awareness of the benefits of physical activity, both mentally and physically.
Whole school took part in activities and events for Olympics and European championships.
Positive staff feedback related to PE theory element.
Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
Ensure all pupils have access to high quality PE teaching
Teachers and staff use sessions led by coaches as CPD opportunities.
CPD opportunities through school sport network
All teaching staff were exposed to high quality PE teaching throughout the year.
Positive feedback regarding coaching sessions
CPD through school sport network not taken up due to COVID-19
Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
To offer a broad range of sports and activities
PE coordinator map out the year to ensure a range of sports and skills were being offered during teacher led sessions.
Discussion with coaches to ensure a range of sports were being offered.
Rising stars cricket workshop
Children being exposed to different sports and so able to talk about a broad range of activities.
Target to be monitored to ensure that a broad range continues to be offered so minimal overlap is achieved.
Y1 to Y3 took part in Rising Stars Cricket workshop and offered opportunity to continue outside of school
Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport
Pupils to participate in competitive sport
PE coordinator to map out the year for all year groups to have opportunity to participate in competitive sport offered by school sport network.
Intra school competition within teacher led units
A lot of competition from school sport network not able to take part due to COVID-19
Because of the above point more intra school competition was encouraged.
Whole school Olympic activities happened at the end of the year, with medals given out to top performing children
European championship activities happened at the end of the year. A class trophy was given out to top performing class, plus medals for top performing children.
Mapping process to be carried out next year to increase competitive participation.