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What is sports premium?

Since 2013, the government has provided additional sport funding to schools. The funding is being jointly provided by the Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport and will see money going directly to primary school Head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all children. As of September 2017 each school will receive £16,000 plus an extra £10 per pupil. The money can only be spent on sport, PE and promoting healthy and active lifestyles. 


How much sport premium money did we receive in 2018/2019?


Total funding received: £19,690

Total expected spend: £19,690


Overview of Spending of Sports Premium 2018-2019


Physical Education

Raising standards of all our children in Physical Education


Expected Cost


To provide all staff with opportunities to complete continuing professional development (CDP) in sport and healthy lifestyles to incorporate 30 minutes of physical activity a day.


Improve standard of PE lessons and help to develop a healthier lifestyle across the school and increase confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

Will engage all pupils in regular physical activity which follows the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school.

To provide children with specialist equipment to improve standards in competitions and PE lessons.


  • Improve standards of PE lessons, Improve success and standards in competitions/events and further raise the profile of PE and sport across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement.

To provide children with extra specialist adult support. In the form of a sports assistant for lunchtime activities, PE lessons and after school sporting events.


  • Improved opportunities within PE lessons for children to work in smaller groups. Provide a range of stimulating sporting activates at lunch. Provide additional support to increase inclusivity.


Healthy Active Lifestyles

Ensuring all our children have access to regular exercise


Expected Cost


Increase the opportunities for all children throughout the school to take part in physical activity by providing transport


Basic skills of the children will start to improve. Attitudes towards healthy lifestyles will improve across the school.

To ensure all children have the opportunity to experience a new sport through extra-curricular sport.


All children have accessed a new sport in the local area and broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils.

To ensure children have access to local tennis facilities as part of their weekly PE lessons. (at Victoria Park Tennis Courts).


Children have access to the facilities regularly to increase participation and exercise.

To provide children with the opportunity to take part in outdoor sessions through our ‘VPPS Outdoor Adventures’ scheme. To provide additional adult support, resources and guest speakers on promoting active lifestyles.


Increase and enrich the learning experience for our children through active outdoor learning and experience a broader range of activities.

Children to be physically active for sustained periods of time and lead healthy active lives.

To increase healthy lifestyle across the school through our ‘VPPS Get Active’ scheme based on the ‘Change 4 Life’ model. Through improving the cookery equipment, resources, purchasing continual healthy ingredients and specialist guest speakers.


All children Improve knowledge and skills around leading and maintaining healthy and active lifestyles.




Competitive School Sport

Increasing pupil’s participation in extra-curricular sport


Expected Cost


Increase number of sports children can represent the school in and therefore increase the numbers of boys and girls taking part. Buy buying into Ashton Park School Sports Partnership.


Increase in numbers of children representing the school


Attend at least 80% of the available competitions in the local area, Increase the number of children progressing to the area finals and increase participation in competitive sport.



What benefits are there?

Through sport children can develop skills and attitudes that will carry them through to adulthood. Through sport children can develop confidence, self-esteem, resilience, cooperation, team work, health and fitness, turn taking, coping with success and losing, conflict resolution, determination, aspiration and desire and well-being – amongst many others. Through sport children can learn to play sports and take part in activities and give them the confidence to join clubs and activities outside of school.



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