Sports Premium

Sports Premium at Mengham Junior School

[Scroll down to see how it was used in in the previous years and its impact.]

Our overall aim with our sports premium allocation is to improve our facilities, equipment and PE teaching skills so that pupils access a quality PE education across a range of sports and physical activity. In order for these improvements to be sustained, we prioritise the purchase of physical equipment that will last for years to come. Where we have allocated money to a PE specialist, they work alongside teaching staff to improve their PE teaching which will have a benefit in their lessons beyond the current academic year.

2020-21 Sports Premium Use

In the 2020-21 financial year Mengham Junior School received £18,451 sports premium allocation (+£9195 bought forwards from postponed projects last year). The school has allocated this money in the following way:

Objective Strategies Approximate Cost to School
To ensure a high quality PE curriculum continues to be delivered. Employment of PE specialist to work collaboratively with our PE lead in overseeing, team teaching and delivering our PE curriculum. £4400

To further develop the role of our pupil PE champions.

 

Provide training so that specific children develop additional skills in setting up and running various aspects of PE at an appropriate level for their age.

To continue to participate at competitions and sports events with other local schools.

 

PE specialist to book, organise and oversee sporting fixtures and events throughout the school year.

To continue to deliver a very successful sports day with high levels of participation from pupils and engagement from parents.

 

PE specialist to work with PE lead and teaching staff to organise and deliver another successful sports day. Specialist to ensure athletics skills are being taught in preparation for this event.
Surfacing Fill in the section enclosed by the trim trail with all weather surfacing. Providing a suitable surface for table tennis tables and allow pupils to move between different sections of the trim trail. This space the useable all year round. £13200
Multi Sport Goals

Upgrade the small playground to have the same multi sport goals as the two pairs on the upper school playground.

 

£8500
Upgrade trim trail component Improve the trim trail with rope section. Increase its use at break and lunch. £400

 

2019-20 Sports Premium Use

In the 2019-20 financial year Mengham Junior School received £18,169 sports premium allocation. The school has allocated this money in the following way:

Objective Strategies Approximate Cost to School Impact
To ensure a high quality PE curriculum continues to be delivered. Employment of PE specialist to work collaboratively with our PE lead in overseeing, team teaching and delivering our PE curriculum. £4000 The PE curriculum continues to be broad and focused on develop a wide range of skills.

To further develop the role of our pupil PE champions.

 

Provide training so that specific children develop additional skills in setting up and running various aspects of PE at an appropriate level for their age. PE champions had some development but with the covid situations this was limited.

To continue to participate at competitions and sports events with other local schools.

 

PE specialist to book, organise and oversee sporting fixtures and events throughout the school year. The school partook in ‘virtual fixtures’, competing with other schools in participation.

To continue to deliver a very successful sports day with high levels of participation from pupils and engagement from parents.

 

PE specialist to work with PE lead and teaching staff to organise and deliver another successful sports day. Specialist to ensure athletics skills are being taught in preparation for this event. Sports day could not happen in its normal form. Instead a carrousel of sports day activities was had with the bubbles that were in.

Improve the Summer football facilities.

 

Additional portable goals to be purchased to improve lunch time football during the months when the field is usable. £500 Used every day during the summer months. Appreciated by the keen footballers.

Increase the range of sports being played by adding table tennis to our provision.

 

Purchase outside table tennis tables, bats and balls. Use the table tennis club to cascade the rules of table tennis at break and lunch. £6000 Table tennis starting to be played at break and lunch. Furth plans to increase pupils skills to increase its popularity.

Improve fine motor skills and problem solving.

 

Purchase wall mounted puzzles to occupy pupils during break and lunch. £1000 Postponed due to covid – Replaced with surfacing project.

Ensure general PE equipment is up to standard with enough for complete pupil participation in lessons.

 

PE specialist to audit PE supplies (balls, bats etc) and items to be purchased to ensure that the full curriculum can be delivered. £500 Suitable equipment for all aspects of the curriculum now in place.

Provide more bits of equipment for pupils to develop climbing muscles.

 

Purchase of 2 climbing prisms. Potentially the start of a more assault course style area. £2300 Postponed due to covid – Replaced with surfacing project.

2018-19 Sports Premium Use

In the 2018-19 financial year Mengham Junior School received £18,009 sports premium allocation. The school has allocated this money in the following way:

Objective Strategies Approximate Cost to School Impact
To ensure a high quality PE curriculum continues to be delivered. Employment of PE specialist to work collaboratively with our PE lead in overseeing, team teaching and delivering our PE curriculum. £8000

The PE curriculum continues to be broad and teachers feel confident in delivering it.

 

To provide PE training for teachers at the start of their teaching career.

 

PE specialist to upskill members of staff in the first few years of their teaching career in the planning and teaching of PE.

Teachers in the first few years of teacher received coaching of the delivery of PE.

 

To continue to participate at competitions and sports events with other local schools.

 

PE specialist to book, organise and oversee sporting fixtures and events throughout the school year. The school took part in 8 sporting fixtures and events.

To continue to deliver a very successful sports day with high levels of participation from pupils and engagement from parents.

 

PE specialist to work with PE lead and teaching staff to organise and deliver another successful sports day. Specialist to ensure athletics skills are being taught in preparation for this event.

Sports day was a triumph. The best improvement was that no limit was put on the number of events each pupil could enter in the morning. Many pupils entered every event for their year group.

 

Joined with 2017-18: To improve the outdoor facilities for competitive team sports and increase the range played at break and lunch. See details in last year’s objective. We took the decision to install multi-sport goals on both pitches to double the impact. This has benefited sport at break and lunch time. More notably by having 2 pitches set up the same it allows a class of approximately 30 to have 2 games going on with teams of an optimal size. £5000 As listed in previous years impact, the multisport goals get a huge amount of use in PE, break and lunch. There has been a noticeable improvement in pupils being able to get basketballs/netballs into the hoops.

Increase the equipment available for gymnastics and indoor PE lessons.

 

Increase the number of benches from 6 to 9. £700

The quantity of benches is now sufficient for what teachers require to run certain elements of PE.

 

To renew or purchase additional equipment to ensure there is the optimum number of equipment for a class to use for each sport on our PE curriculum.

Review and then purchase where needed new or additional bats, balls etc for the following sports:

Netball, rugby, tennis, table tennis, cricket, hockey and basketball.

£4500 Previously some sports had limited delivery due to equipment. Big matches were possible but enough balls etc for pupils to do paired practice was not sufficient. Equipment levels are now at a good level.

2017-18 Sports Premium Use

In the 2017-18 financial year Mengham Junior School received £18,050 sports premium allocation. The school has allocated this money in the following way:

Objective

Strategies

Approximate Cost to School

Impact

To continue to improve the quality of the school PE curriculum. Employment of a PE specialist to deliver, team teach and support the teaching of PE using ‘Real PE’ and  ‘Real Gymnastics’.

£8000

 

The quality of PE delivered over the course of the year was a high standard. The lessons were progressive and skills driven.
To improve the quality of PE teaching across the school through the ‘Real PE’ programme. Training for subject leader and PE specialist on the ‘Real PE’ and ‘Real Gymnastics.’ Support in observing and teaching alongside PE specialist to improve quality of PE teaching. School staff are more confident in leading Real PE and Real Gymnastics along with using the resources
Continue to provide competition within the school. Children to compete regularly through school sports events and clubs. Children to learn about competing and to increase attitudes regarding this. Children took part in Intra and Inter schools competitions to include, Active ball skills, golf, girls rugby
Increase children’s fitness levels and enjoyment of physical activity

Regular sports and fitness sessions for all children led by PE specialist and House Captains.

Weekly football, netball and change for life club.

House captains/Sports leaders went to Leaders training and used their knowledge to run lunch time sessions at school
Improve the quality of PE subject leadership. PE subject leader to meet with the PE specialist regularly to discuss impact and effective subject leadership. Regular meetings took place to organise events, sports days etc. Subject leader had a greater understanding of the different elements of PE
To continue to be able to deliver gymnastics involving indoor apparatus. Renew PE benches so we have enough that meet safety standards required for use in PE. £1320 The benches get regular use in indoor PE lessons for a range of sports and gymnastics.
To improve the outdoor facilities for competitive team sports and increase the range played at break and lunch. Investment in permanent, fixed sporting equipment that allows for not just football, but hockey, netball, basketball (and possibly cricket) to have suitable pitch fixings. £9000 We invested this plus part of next year’s sports premium money to install 4 multi sports goals. These have allowed the 5 sports to be better delivered in PE lessons. More notably they have improved the facilities at break and lunch for football.  Basketball is now played every break and lunch as well.
 2016-17 Sports Premium Use
In the 2016-17 financial year Mengham Junior School received £8,920 sports premium allocation. The school has allocated this money in the following way: 

Objective

Strategies

Approximate Cost to School

Impact

To continue to improve the quality of the school PE curriculum.

Employment of a PE specialist to design the school’s PE curriculum to ensure there is a progression in key skills over Key Stage 2 and that assessment for learning is embedded.

Evidence the learning taking place in PE through a scrap book assessment approach.

£8000

 

We have a PE learning wall to celebrate success in physical education.

 

The children are enthusiastic about PE and can see how it links to other aspects of their learning.

 

To improve the quality of PE teaching across the school through the ‘Real PE’ programme. Training for subject leader and PE specialist on the ‘Real PE’ and ‘Real Gymnastics.’ Teachers to observe and teach alongside PE specialist to improve quality of PE teaching. Teachers have gained in confidence with the teaching of ‘Real PE’ and PE lessons help to develop social, competitive and personal skills.
Increase competition within the school. Children to compete regularly through school sports events and clubs. Children to learn about competing and to increase attitudes regarding this. Our PE lessons have focussed on learning to compete which has had a positive impact on attitudes surrounding competition. Children have learnt to win and lose graciously.
Increase children’s fitness levels and enjoyment of physical activity

Regular sports and fitness sessions for all children led by PE specialist and House Captains.

Weekly football, netball and change for life club.

Children have run a variety of clubs which has had a positive impact on self-esteem and leadership skills.

 

The change for life club runs three times a week and is supporting children to develop their teamwork skills and enjoyment of physical education.

Improve the quality of PE subject leadership. PE subject leader to meet with the PE specialist regularly to discuss impact and effective subject leadership.

The impact has been a greater awareness of how to take our PE learning forward. For example the introduction of a learning wall and detailed and progressive planning.

 

Increase pupils activeness at break and lunch and provide a wider range of activities for them to partake.

Purchase playground equipment that encourages pupils to be active, show teamwork and partake in team games.

 

£1000 The “bored no more” club is used by approximately 50 pupils every day. Skipping, throwing games and hoops have been very popular. Tennis, basketball (and football) have been improved with portable nets etc.