The PE and Sports Premium Funding is provided by the Government to help primary schools improve the provision of physical education and sport offered to pupils. Funding for Ash Grange is calculated by the number of primary aged pupils (between 5 and 11). From 2017, all schools with 17 or more primary aged pupils received a lump sum of £16,000 plus a premium of £10 per pupil.
In September 2021, Mr Barnett joined the Ash Grange team as a full time teacher of PE. This enables us to provide all of our lessons and additional opportunities, which includes:
In academic year 20-21 the school received approximately £ 17,859 which was used to provide some of the following:
New Intentions for Academic Year 2021-22
Develop children’s swimming confidence and skill.
Fund a specialist coach to run a comprehensive swimming programme for all pupils from Nursery to Year 6
Elite swimmers clubs for KS1 & 2 weekly Summer term 2022
Increase children’s participation in competitive sport - major impact of Covid with no fixtures
Post Covid set up fixture programme
Increase children’s exposure to competitive sport through inter house swimming competition
Increase participation in local inter-school competitions
Higher rates of attendance at sports clubs in school
Create Elite clubs each term related to the PE lesson sports to develop more able skills and abilities
Embed an active schools programme with incentives, including the use of Fitbits, to encourage healthy lifestyle.
Develop active opportunities for children and families
e.g. One Run
For children to achieve at least recommended daily physical activity level
Expand the links with local clubs to build life long opportunities and interest in wider range of sports
Develop opportunities for specialist coaches in school.
Increase availability and quality of health and well-being information
Policies and guidelines support health and well-being values.
Curriculum experiences promote health and well-being:
PE, Science, PSHE, Me Time.
Families have easy access to information which is targeted to support a healthy lifestyle
Develop workshops for parents and children to work together to be healthy in activities, cooking and sports.