Working For Everyone

PE & Sports Premium

The PE and Sports Premium is a grant allocated to primary schools based on the number of pupils in the school. It is designed to help schools improve the quality of PE and sports activities they offer pupils. We have been given £15,720 for this academic year.

Funding 2018/19

Employing specialist PE teachers or qualified coaches to work alongside teachers in lessons to increase their subject knowledge and confidence in PESSCO with Wickford Schools 3800
Procuring quality-assured professional training for staff to raise their confidence and competence in teaching PE and sport.Progressive sports3115All NQTs fully trained and confident in delivery of gymnastics lessons.
Paying staff or external sports coaches to run competitions, or to increase pupils’ participation in national school games competitionsMr Harrington 3000More pupils participating in clubs, particularly girls football.
Buying into existing local sports networks such as school sport partnerships or community sports coaching initiativesSSCOWide variety of opportunities for children to compete against other schools.
Pooling funding with other local schools to employ a specialist teacher to train existing teachers and teach PE across a cluster of schoolsSSCO"
Employing expert advice to evaluate the school’s current strengths and weaknesses in PE and sport, and implement plans for improvementSSCOLower school PE scheme updated.
Providing places for pupils in after-school sport clubs and holiday coursesJack of All Sports club1140
Providing training and payment for midday supervisors to introduce playground games at breaks and lunchtimesMrs Champion400Y6 Playleaders leading a range of activities at both school sites during lunchtimes.
Employing a local coach to provide weekly after-school sport and additional sports on the school site.Jack of All Sports
Change for Life clubMrs Champion3000C/F
Providing extra, additional activities such as outdoor and adventurous activitiesSupport for residential trip
Introducing new initiatives: developing young sports leaders in Key Stage 2SSCOOver 40 Y6 pupils lead a number of activities during the year for children across WPS and other local schools.
Providing pupils who are gifted and talented in sport with expert, intensive coaching and support.Variety of extra-curricular clubs.Variety of competitions entered throughout year.
Enabling children to be inspired about sport and physical education with a visit from a GB Athlete.Sport for schools
Raising standards of swimming by increasing the current curriculum target of all children being able to swim 25m unaided to 50m by the end of year 6. Swimming lessons with Everyone Active2500
Encouraging lower school (year 2) to become water safe and efficientSwimming lessons with Everyone Active2500C/F
Replacing and buying new equipmentOngoing600Budget spent replacing equipment as necessary during year.
Buying outdoor gym equipment5500C/F
Reviewing current gymnastic facilities with the view to replace stools, benches and connecting planksOngoingTBC

Impact of Funding 2017/18

Provide competitions for all pupils to develop sportsmanship.
Opportunities for sports leaders to develop own skills and leadership qualities.
Buy into SSCo partnership3234Children accessed wide variety of sporting activities throughout the year. Y6 sports leaders organised and ran events for younger pupils.
Sports coach runs competitions and provides lunchtime sports activities.Mr Harrington (Jack of Allsports)2280Increased number of children attending.
Learning Mentor/MDA to introduce and supervise playleaders to develop playground games at lunchtimesMrs Champion400More children engaged at lunchtimes.
Providing places in after school sports clubs.Mr Harrington570More children attending clubs.
Qualified coaches work alongside teachers to develop confidence and competence in PE.Progressive Sports3115Teachers feel more confident delivering gymnastics lessons.
Raising the standards of all pupils' swimming by increasing the national curriculum target of 25m to 50m by the end of Y6.Swimming lessonsTBC
TOTAL£9,599 C/F £6,121

Impact of Funding 2016/17

In Autumn 2017, 91/94 (96.8%) children had met the end of KS2 expectation of being able to swim 25m in freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.
3/94 (3.1%) children had not met the end of KS expectation and could only swim 20m rather than 25m.
82/94 (87.2%) children in year 6 were able to swim above 50m.
93/94 (98.9%) children successfully passed Part 1 of the water safety.
88/94 (93.6%) children successfully passed Part 2 of the water safety.

Buy into School Sports Partnership to provide: competitions & tournaments; opportunities for sport leaders.SSCo partnership3148Range of sporting competition maintained: swimming gala, rounders, football, netball, athletics. Sport leaders supported Infant school skipping & mini-football tournaments.
Sports coach runs competitions and provides lunchtime sports activities.Mr Harrington (Jack of Allsports)3990Fewer lunchtime arguments and pupils accessing a broader range of activities. More active lunchtimes encouraged.
Learning Mentor/MDA to introduce and supervise playleaders to develop playground games at lunchtimesMrs Champion400Game of the week introduced by playleaders in assembly and delivered during lunchtimes. Variety of pupils join in, including focus pupils.
Subsidising swimming to support pupils exceeding the NC requirements.Swimming lessons273141 pupils participated in swimming gala and 75% of Y6 are currently swimming at above NC level.


PE Premium 2015/16