Sports Premium Funding
During the 2019-20 academic year, the school was in lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Despite this, we still ran clubs and participated in events up to March 2020 and gained the Virtual School Games Award for our efforts in keeping children physically active remotely.
How are we spending (or will spend) our PE and sport grant at Hoole St Michael CE Primary School?
The government has funded every school as part of the Olympic legacy to enable high quality Sport and Physical Exercise/Well-Being activities to be provided.
Our allocated sports grant for the last financial year (April 2019-20) was £16,990
From September 2019 to July 2020 the sports grant has been spent upon a variety of activities inc.
- Coaching for ‘Beyond Sport’ Y5 and ‘Tots on Tyres’ Reception, Mini Movers KS1, Scoot Safe Y3, Bikeability Y5/6 (South Ribble Sports Partnership)
- Participation in external sporting events (South Ribble Sports Partnership)
- KS2 small schools athletics
- KS1 ‘Change for Life’ events
- KS2 sport inclusion event
- After school clubs (running for 5 weeks for each sport throughout the year) – run by South Ribble Sports Partnership coaches – cheerleading, dance, rugby, table-tennis, curling and fencing. All clubs free to parents and were for a variety of year groups.
- Participation in SRSP football and netball small school league (matches) through SRSP
- Release for PE subject leader to audit resources and organise sports events.
- TA hours to organise/run sporting activities on new back playground for half an hour each lunchtime (one class per day) and each morning playtime.
- Releasing teacher (supply required) to attend inter-school events (South Ribble Sports Partnership)
- Additional insurance for staff cars to transport children to inter-school events
- Forest School Development and TA hours to cover.
- Transport for Trips/Events/Outdoor Adventurous Residential.
- Resources and equipment.
Other events which will take place which do not require funding:
- Taekwondo club (paid by parents)
- Friendly football matches with schools in our cluster
- After school netball and football clubs (free to parents)
- Mile a day run
Impact of 2019-20 sports funding
- Continued opportunities to take part in competitive sport including football and netball friendly matches, athletics; competitive events through South Ribble Sports Partnership.
- All KS2 pupils receive between 1 hour and 1.5 hours of additional sport per week (at lunchtime – organised games)
- Extra-curricular activities offered to children from all classes from Year 1-Year 6.
- Pupils introduced to a wider variety of sports and expertise (qualified coaches)
- Evidence of pupils continuing with out-of-school sports clubs as a result of the coaching and experiences offered within school (i.e. pupils playing as part of a netball club);
- Improved attitude towards sporting activities, especially from children who have previously been less active.
- Development of new skills.
- Confidence in the participation in Outdoor and Adventurous Education.
From September 2019
Our swimming provision at Tarleton (3 half terms – 45 minutes per session + booster sessions for any pupils who do not achieve the expected standard); with 2 qualified coaches per swimming session and provides much better value for money.
- We are far more involved with West Lancs sports partnership (due to the nature of our cluster) – TARDIS Active schools alliance (TASA).
- To organise locally hosted events, focused on local priorities
- Increase participation in physical activity – targeting reluctant participants, as well as those who don’t make the ‘A’team
- Working with families to encourage more active lifestyles
- Cross-community collaboration
- Developing better links with local clubs and societies
- Level 3 games qualifiers and coaching support will still be provided through South Ribble in addition to inclusion events
- We are involved with (for a cost of £350) additional TASA events i.e. netball and football leagues, swimming gala (through Tarleton), kwik cricket, tag rugby, athletics, cross country. Also, additional events each half term – e.g. orienteering, treasure hunt, which would be non-threatening active events solely targeted at those who are reluctant participants or have not had the opportunity to participate in any other competitive inter-school event
- Sports funding will also still be used for TA time (half- hour sporting activity every lunchtime; TAs attending sporting events; transport costs).
- Resources need updating and organisation of resources needs improvement.
Year 6 Swimming
Number of pupils
swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
use a range of strokes effectively
perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
Breakdown of funding 2019-20
|Cost of South Ribble Sports Partnership coaching support||£6075|
|South Ribble Sports Partnership
|EYFS Trim Trail||£1941.00|
|Cost of transport to external events
|Cost of staffing (teacher assistant)
|Cost of staffing (teacher)
1 half day each half term- £495
|Cost of resources||£885.74
|Forest School Development|| £380
|Fit Fortnight Visitors||Cancelled due to Lockdown
School Contribution: £796.40