Sports Premium Allocation
Sport Premium Allocation for 2015 / 2016
For the 2015 / 2016 Academic year, the school was allocated £9960
Q. What is the Sports Premium and how should it be used?
Sports Premium funding is provided to improve and enhance the provision of PE and Sport in schools.
There is strong evidence to suggest that sport can help develop a range of skills that are transferable and beneficial to the classroom, including communication, leadership, teamwork, discipline and respect for authority. St Stephen’s Junior School has also found that by providing extra curricular sporting opportunities to vulnerable children, it enhances their academic attainment, attitude and aspiration.
This is how St. Stephen’s Junior School used the premium in 2015/2016
- To support a full time Dance teacher to enhance children’s experience of Dance during lessons and PPA time and provide opportunities to enter competitions
- To support a Teaching Assistant/Sports Coach to deliver curriculum PE as well as Sport at Lunch times and play times
- Sports clubs and games based activities after school
- To support the cost of a Fitness/Change for Life programme for children
- External Sports Coaches to increase the variety and diversity of sport offered to children
- Partnership and entry fees to support the school in all areas of sport
- Travel costs to subsidise two minibuses to enable children to travel around the county and experience a variety of competitions and tournaments.
- To support the cost of experienced swimming coaches at local swimming pool
- To support the cost of more internal competitions within school to promote fitness, healthy life style and competition.
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