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 2017-2018 at Compton and Up Marden CE Primary School we received £17,819 and chose to spend our money on:
|Forest School and Playground Activity Leadership Skills training - £1870||Impact: TAs are trained to assist with the delievery of Forest School, thus allowing more children to participate through quality first teaching. PALS activities allow for children to participate in sporting activities in break and lunch time.|
|Hiring of a Specialist Primary trained PE teacher from Bishop Luffa to teach gymnastics, dance, athletics and fitness training - £4515||Impact: Staff subject knowledge in teaching gymnastics, athletics and dance develops; sessions are more focussed and skills based. Other skills are transferable to other PE areas.|
|Forest Schools (outdoor and adventurous activities resources) - £2461||Impact: School owns resources to deliver a comprehensive Forest School aspect to OAA.|
|Cobnor Residential - £68||Impact: Hardship fund to allow a Year 5/6 child access the activities.|
|Orienteering maps of school grounds and resources - £750||Impact: Mapped grounds can be used for all members of staff for geography, maths and outdoor and adventurous activities.|
|Swimming (children not able to swim 25m in Years 5 and 6) - £500||All Year 5/6 children will be able to swim at least 25.|
For the academic year 2016-2017 at Compton and Up Marden CE Primary School we received £8409 and chose to spend our money on:
- 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.
- 78% (7/9) of Year 6 pupils can swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25m; use a range of strokes effectively and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.