Sports Funding

 

With regard to the additional funding allocated for PE and school sport, the following are some of the ways in which this was used:

  1. Paying external coaches to develop the skills of the children and to promote competition, as appropriate; for example; hockey, gymnastics, karate, Brazilian soccer, lacrosse.
  2. Providing training for lunchtime assistants to introduce and promote playground games at lunchtime.
  3. Paying local coaches to provide weekly after school sport on the school site e.g. rugby, gymnastics.
  4. Linking with PE teachers in feeder secondary schools to develop primary PE and sports provision.
  5. Paying for transport and pitch/sports hall hire at Durham University (Maiden Castle).
  6. Purchase of a range of sports equipment to support quality delivery of a range of sports.
  7. Health week -  hiring of climbing tower, equipment for archery plus payment of qualified staff to deliver these activities.
  8. Subsidising, as appropriate, residential trip for Year 6 in the Lake District (outdoor and adventurous activities).

We have been allocated £8885 Sports Funding for 2015/2016. The following are some of the ways in which we are using the funding:

  1. Paying for swimming coaches to deliver swimming lessons plus transport to and from the baths.
  2. Purchase of football goals for use on the school yard.
  3. Purchase of ‘marking’ equipment for school yard (e.g. netball court).
  4. Expo Chef—healthy eating workshop for children and parents.
  5. Minibuses—diesel to travel to different venues.
  6. Paying external coaches to develop the skills of the children and to promote competition, as appropriate; for example; hockey, gymnastics, karate, Brazilian soccer, lacrosse.
  7. Providing training for lunchtime assistants to introduce and promote playground games at lunchtime.
  8. Paying local coaches to provide weekly after school sport on the school site e.g. rugby, gymnastics.
  9. Linking with PE teachers in feeder secondary schools to develop primary PE and sports provision.
  10. Paying for transport and pitch/sports hall hire at Durham University (Maiden Castle).
  11. Purchase of a range of sports equipment to support quality delivery of a range of sports.
  12. Health week -   hiring of climbing tower, equipment for archery plus payment of qualified staff to deliver these activities.
  13. Subsidising, as appropriate, residential trip for Year 6 in the Lake District (outdoor and adventurous activities).

We have been able to increase the quality and breadth of P.E. and sports provision while increasing participation in sport. We currently run 15 extra-curricular clubs (October 2014) and 9 of them deliver a specific sport (running, rugby, football, netball, hockey, Brazilian soccer, karate, multi-sports).