North Lane, Leeds, LS8 2QJ
Church of England VA Primary School
The funding and accountability
Since 2013, the government has provided funding for schools to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision, including increasing participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of.
For the academic year 2017 to 2018, £16,000 plus £10 per pupil has been allocated per school, doubling the amount offered in previous years, so that schools can continue to promote and sustain regular activity for all children and additionally, support the plan to tackle childhood obesity.
This extra funding is allocated directly to primary head teachers. Schools will be assessed on how effectively this new funding is being used to improve PE and Sport provision when making the judgement on the quality of the school’s leadership and management.
The funding is ring fenced and must only be used to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport that is offered.
At our school
All our children are entitled to two hours of high quality P.E per week. To help provide 30 minutes of extra physical activity a day, we offer a range of opportunities outside of the usual curriculum time. We also promote innovative activities at break and lunch times. The use of high quality coaches and bespoke training for staff are put in place to upskill all our teachers to help us to deliver the best provision possible for our pupils. Our staff and coaches also offer a wide range of sport and after school clubs to provide opportunities for all.
We will continue to scrutinise and measure our sports provision in order to maintain and improve the quality of PE and sport available to our pupils.
Below we have outlined how the funding has been spent and the impact it has had on our pupils.