In 2015/6 our school used our sports funding (£8405) to:
1. Provide professional development sessions for staff, focussing on: ( c £2050)
- The delivery of new PE curriculum, the use of the Lancashire Scheme of work, progression and assessment procedures.
- The teaching of floor work in Gymnastics
- The use of apparatus in gymnastic activities
- Developing the role PE the subject leader, who was new to the role
2. Purchase and install a climbing frame, ropes and new mats in the school hall ( £4640).
3. Buy into the ‘Hyndburn and Ribble Valley School Sports Partnership’ (HRVSSP) (£850)
4. Buy into the Blackburn Schools Sports Partnership ( BPSSA) (£100)
5. Welcome coaches into school and take children off site to provide extra opportunities for children in athletics ,mini archery, multiskills, football and tag rugby (£1340)
Alongside the many successes enjoyed by our teams in competitions this year ( please see our 'sports news' page), our school has recently (Summer 2016) been awarded a Silver Kitemark. This award recognises the impact of our sports provision across the school community.
· Staff across the school have a greater understanding of teaching and learning of the fundamental skills and in gymnastics.
· Children receive teaching from more confident staff when using large and small apparatus within lessons.
· Children are able to use the apparatus safely and effectively
· Children spent more time participating in gymnastic activities, developing their core strength, co-ordination and balance.
· Assessment procedures are in place which informs planning and allows for high quality lessons.
- All children are more active and able to participate and achieve at their level.
· PE lessons are active, engaging and challenging. The children follow an agreed programme of learning and all are encouraged to achieve well.
· All children had the opportunity to experience a new sporting activity
· Children across the school had the opportunity to compete in a range of sporting activities. (100% of our Y6 pupils left us having represented the school on more than one occasion)
· The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick starting healthy active lifestyles.
· The profile of PE and gymnastics raised across the school