Please read the information below which gives details of our PE and Sport Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.
Sports Premium Grant
The government is providing the additional funding to schools improve the quality of sport and PE for all children.
During 2013-2014 Foxes Piece School received £8500 sports premium grant.
During 2014 – 2015 Foxes Piece School received £8232.50 sports premium grant.
During 2015 – 2016 Foxes Piece School received £9312.65 sports premium grant.
During 2016 – 2017 Foxes Piece School expected to receive £9,240 sports premium grant.
The funding so far has been used for:
- Developing PE lessons across the school through team teaching, training and coaching by buying into a local sports network – school sports partnership with Great Marlow School.
- PE specialists and qualified coaches work alongside our teachers to deliver high quality PE lessons and clubs.
- We have increased the range of extracurricular clubs on offer to pupils both at lunch and after school.
- We offer pupils taster specialist sessions to sample sports they may not be able to try in the normal PE curriculum- such as fencing, street dance, marital arts archery, football and golf.
- Talent spotting and support for pupils who excel in sports
- Professional development for newly qualified teachers
- We have purchased new equipment e.g. archery sets, gym mats, footballs and netball posts
- We provided prizes for the winners in a healthy eating holiday competition which we have held twice and also have renewed some playtime equipment
- We have worked with external PE specialists to evaluate the sports provision in school and develop our plans for improvement
- We have actively tried to engaging less active pupils in sports clubs by offering an activity that they requested – archery and curling.
Impact of Sport Premium Funding at Foxes Piece School
- More children are attending extracurricular clubs.
- We offer a broader extra-curricular sports programme in school
- Teachers tell us they are more confident when teaching PE and sport
- We have established a new partnership with Marlow Youth Football Club and Marlow Golf club
- One pupil was identified as ‘talented’ and was supported to join and attend a local football club
- A pupil has been identified as “talented” in gymnastics
- Parents and volunteers have run additional extracurricular sports clubs – football and yoga
- We held a competitive Sports Day for the first time in 7 years.
- Consistently ‘good’ PE lessons are taught across the school
- Good leadership of PE ensures pupils have positive experiences in lessons and the additional clubs have a broad and balanced understanding of sports.
- PE coordinator is now more confident to evaluate PE lessons and provided feedback and development points to staff
- PE co coordinator ensures the PE profile is high and a strong sporting ethos is developing in the school.
- All children have had the opportunity to new activities
- Pupils have engaged in more competitions, tournaments and festivals (cross country, 5K fun run, netball and football matches)
- Pupils have a better understanding about healthy lifestyles and diets
- Yoga lessons are supporting children with SEND to focus on their learning and to help them learn relaxation techniques.
Future Plans – 2016/2017
- Take part in competitions against other local schools
- To host a scooter safety day for all pupils
- Work with external coaches to provide holiday clubs for identified talented children in PE
- To set up new extra curricular clubs such as golf, martial arts, Ballet and bollywood dancing.
- To continue links with local schools to aid transition and offer a wider range of equipment
- Promote healthy eating with a focus on healthy lunchboxes/snacks
- Children, staff and governors to take part in local competitions eg. Santa Fun Run
- Girl’s Football
- Professional development of new teachers