Sports Funding

The government is providing additional funding (at least £8,000 per school) for academic years 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 to improve the provision of physical education and sport in primary schools.

For the academic year 2016-2017 at Compton and Up Marden CE Primary School we received £8409 and chose to spend our money on:

  • Hiring of a Specialist Primary trained PE teacher from Bishop Luffa to teach gymnastics, dance, athletics and fitness training.

£4,500

  • Forest School

£2,443

  • Swimming

£448

  • Purchase of Trikes, helmets and outside play equipment for        Year R

£1,110

 IMPACT:

  • Children's fitness continues to improve.
  • Children have access to high quality gymnastics, dance, athletics and fitness training.
  • Teachers' Continuing Professional Development ensures a lasting legacy.
  • All children take part in Forest School activities throughout the year, within the school curriculum time.
  • Children in Years 3 and 4 attend swimming lessons at Horizon Leisure.
  • New Trikes, helmets and outside play equipment encourage development of gross motor skills for children in the Early Years setting, in an exciting and safe environment.