Sports Premium

Report on Sports Premium Funding for Year 2016/17

Total Money Spent using Sports Premium funding in 2016/17 was £9,869

The Sports Premium funding supported the following activities:

  • Hiring the St Neots Swimming Pool on a weekly basis for pupils to develop water safety and swimming skills
  • Paying for a Rebound Therapy accredited coach to lead sessions for pupils and enable them to progress to a higher level than the school-based tutors can facilitate. Also helping to develop the skills of staff at Samuel Pepys School
  • Purchase sporting equipment such as a new Boccia set and other inclusive equipment
  • Provide dance sessions led by Imovesdance UK to provide specialist teaching of dance

Impact of Funding:

Action How this was achieved Expected outcomes Cost Impact
Develop pupils swimming and water safety skills Hire St Neots swimming pool once a week for the school year Pupils develop swimming and safety skills

Pupils develop independence skills

Pupils develop life skills associated with visiting a leisure centre

£4,100 Pupils have developed swimming skills and received accredited awards evidenced in pupil achievement files (ASA awards – water skills awards and distance). Improvement in fitness and safe swimming skills in and around the water as well as valuable learning in a community environment where life skills are also developed.

 

Provide access to Rebound Therapy Hire an accredited Rebound Coach for weekly sessions.

Pay for upkeep and servicing of trampoline.

School provides increasing number of pupils with high quality Rebound Therapy that will benefit fitness levels and concentration levels £4,100 Pupils have developed Rebound Therapy and trampolining skills that are recognised by the attainment of Certificated Levels that are provided by the Rebound Instructors. Pupils communication, attention and physical skills have improved and these are evidenced in teacher Assessments, feedback from parents and in the enthusiasm that our pupils show towards their sessions. There are also overlaps with positive management of behaviour as we have many pupils who enjoy Rebound Therapy as a calming and regulating activity.

 

Purchase specialist sporting equipment Improve sports facilities and access to equipment to enable a high quality experience for pupils Purchase PE equipment: sensory circuits equipment, new Boccia kit and ramp, ball selection

 

Provision of high quality learning experiences and access to appropriate equipment

 

£469 Pupils engaged in Sensory Circuits may benefit from an increase in appropriate behaviours for learning. Pupils are provided with specialist PE sessions where appropriate equipment and a range of activities and experiences provide them with a rich curriculum. Progress is recorded in annual reviews and reports to parents.
Purchase Imovesdance UK Develop and enhance the teaching of dance and gymnastics. Pupils develop movement and physical skills associated with Dance and gymnastics.

Teachers develop skills to deliver excellent lessons

£1200 Pupils have accessed stimulating and high quality dance and gymnastics lessons.

Pupils have made good progress in this area and have developed movement and physical skills.

 

Sports Premium Funding Plan for 2017/18

Total Pupils in Primary Department: 49

Total amount of Funding: £8152

During this school year there is a focus on the continued development of Rebound Therapy and provision of swimming and water safety opportunities.

Samuel Pepys School Objectives of Spending Sports Premium Funding:

To enhance and extend quality PE and sports for pupils at Samuel Pepys School through the following ways:

  • Employing specialist coaching to extend range of sporting experiences
  • Providing staff with professional learning and development to increase their ability to deliver high quality PE
  • Continue to raise the quality of PE teaching and support and extend the range of opportunities
  • Increase participation of pupils in PE and sports
  • Improve sports facilities and equipment to enable a high quality experience for pupils
  • Develop outdoor learning through ‘Forest School’ delivery

 

Action Plan for 2017-18

Action How this is to be achieved Expected Outcomes Costing
Increase participation of pupils in PE and sports and improve Sports facilities and equipment to enable a high quality experience for pupils

 

Hire swimming pool at St Neots Leisure centre to provide Primary pupils with the opportunity to attend weekly swimming lessons Pupils develop swimming and water confidence skills

Pupils develop skills associated with visiting a community leisure centre

Pupils develop independence skills

£4,300
Provide staff with professional development to increase their ability to deliver quality PE

 

Send 2 staff members on Rebound therapy Level 2 training course Increasing the number of Rebound trained staff will improve pupils access to Rebound Therapy £712
Employ specialist coaching to extend range of Sporting Experiences

 

Employ experienced Rebound Therapy coach for 1 term to extend pupil learning and progression and continue staff development School provides increasing number of pupils with high quality Rebound Therapy that will benefit fitness levels and concentration levels, physical skills and challenge. It will aid the development of behaviour for learning, resulting in a broader impact for the pupils involved. £600
Improve sports facilities and equipment to enable a high quality experience for pupils Purchase hoist to be used with the outdoor sunken trampoline to make Rebound Therapy accessible to all pupils Rebound Therapy will be accessible to all pupils within Samuel Pepys School £1,940
Plan and develop outdoor learning

Bringing Forest School learning to our school grounds

Commence planning and preparation of an area for a Forest School outdoor learning environment

Ensure staff are trained and prepared to deliver Forest Schools curriculum appropriate to all pupils

Pupils take part in outdoor learning

Pupils develop problem solving and communication skills

Pupils access an exciting and enriching outdoor learning curriculum

 

£600