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LONS INFANT SCHOOL

Learning, Opportunities, Nurturing, Success (LONS)

  1. Key Information
  2. Sports Funding

Sports Funding

 

During the financial year 2015/2016 every school in the country has been given extra funding from the government to improve Physical Education in schools. The government saw this happening in a number of ways: the money could be used to give teachers and teaching assistants more training in teaching PE; specialist sports coaches could be brought in to help increase the skill levels of staff in delivering PE; money could be spent on facilities and equipment for PE and sport in school; more children would take part in PE, therefore reducing obesity levels in children and promoting healthier lifestyles. This money, £8000 per school, plus some extra depending on the number of children in your school, was initially for one year but has now been extended for a further 4 years.

At Lons Infant School we receive an amount of money to raise participation in sports, competitions and encourage healthy lifestyles. We have decided to spend the money in the following ways:

  • collaboration with 3 local schools to fund a sports coach 1 day per week per school providing lesson delivery, staff training, lunchtime and after school clubs.
  • membership to the school sports partnership

 

Sports Premium 

2018/2019

What is funding being used for? Cost Impact 
To deliver high quality PE and to develop staff confidence and skills in the delivery of PE.  £6000 Development of staff knowledge and staff confidence in delivery of PE. 
To develop mindfulness and breathing techniques through yoga. £3000 Assessment shows development of skills in both children and staff. 
To introduce a wide range of sporting experiences throughout the academic year e.g. dance, gymnastics, swimming.  £1500 A full range of sporting experiences throughout the year develops a full range of skills. 
To keep PE coordinator up to date through the sports partnership and training.  £600 PE coordinator kept up to date with developments and skills. 
To train a staff member to administer the forest school programme across all year groups.  £1000 Level 3 completed and all children have access to high quality forest school experience. 
Total: £12,100

2019/2020

What is the funding used for? Cost Impact 
To develop high quality PE and to develop staff confidence and skills in the delivery of PE through working with sports coaches.  £8000
To develop mindfulness, breathing techniques and calming techniques through weekly Yoga sessions.  £3500
To introduce a wide range of sporting activities throughout the year (swimming, gymnastics, dance) and enter competitions with other schools.  £2000
To keep PE coordinator up to date through the sports partnership and training throughout the year.  £800
To train a sports leader for lunchtime £500
Total  £14800