Primary School Sport Grant

At Hacton Primary School we are committed to providing all children with excellent sporting provision. With the support of additional funding, we aim to further increase participation in physical activity in school by making more sports accessible to students. We also aim to develop staff expertise by providing additional training and professional development supported by additional resources.

What we have received

In September 2013 every primary school received an £8,000 Primary Support Premium from the government to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in school. Due to the grant being provided for each academic year, it is split across 2 financial years with £3,676 allocated in 2013-14 and the remaining £5,594 in 2014-15. A Further £9,570 has been allocated for the academic year £2015-16.

The total amount currently received is £18,840

September 2013 – July 2014

During this time we have spent £6,195, as follows:

£4,000 Havering Sports Collective

£305 Tracksuits

£1,890 Sport Taster sessions from Stretch UK (June 2014)

September 2014 – July 2015

Expenditure

£4,000 Havering Sports Collective 2014-15

The Havering Sports Collective organises and runs borough wide inter school sporting competitions. They provide access to programmes to support the teaching of PE including 5-a-day Fitness, BUPA Start to Move training, health and safety guidance, access to database of qualified coaches, reduced membership to the Youth Sport Trust and training opportunities for young leaders. They also provide CPD opportunities for teachers.

£8,740 Premier Sport - Specialist Sports Coach

A specialist sports coach from Premier Sport supported staff in teaching PE and planning for PE lessons where necessary. This was timetabled 2 afternoons per week for the whole of the 2014-15 academic year. Coaches provided high quality PE lessons for pupils, as well as disseminating good practice and CPD for teaching staff. It led to greater participation in sport in the school as it allowed for an additional extra-curricular club to be run in gymnastics. This specialism had an initial focus on gymnastics, which is an area where staff requested additional support.

£2,450 Stretch UK - Teacher Training Block of 6 weeks

Teachers worked alongside qualified coaches to deliver and prepare lessons, including observations to support teachers in their professional development. This allowed teachers to focus on specific areas of the PE curriculum that required additional guidance and support to deliver.

September 2015 – July 2016

£2000 Havering Sports Collective 2015-16

The Havering Sports Collective organises and runs borough wide inter school sporting competitions. They provide access to programmes to support the teaching of PE including 5-a-day Fitness, BUPA Start to Move training, health and safety guidance, access to database of qualified coaches, reduced membership to the Youth Sport Trust and training opportunities for young leaders. They also provide CPD opportunities for teachers.

£3267.50 Premier Sport - Specialist Sports Coach

A specialist sports coach from Premier Sport will support staff in teaching PE and planning for PE lessons in areas that teachers have requested additional guidance in. All year groups from yr1 to 6 had this specialist teaching last academic year. For Autumn 2015 this has been arranged for our Reception classes. Premier Sport also run a gym club 2 mornings a week prior to school, one for KS1 pupils and one for KS2.

The coach provides high qualityPE lessons for pupils in reception.

Impact

Havering Sports Collective

  • Entry into inter school competitions has led to greater participation in inter school competitive sport. The school has a number of teams who have entered leagues including boys and girls football and netball. The school has also been able to take part in other interschool competitions: hockey, B team boys and girls football, Year 4 five a side football, participation in a dance festival with cluster schools for Year 1 children, games festival for Year 2 children athletics festivals and competitions for KS1 and KS2.
  • The school has enjoyed a lot of success in competitions including: Winning the central school football league, winning year 4 boys football competition, winning Years ¾ boys football competition, winning Years 5/6 mixed hockey tournament, Year 3 coming 3rd in Havering Athletics Competition. Year 4 coming 9th in Havering Athletics Competition, Year 5 coming 12th in Havering Athletics Competition, Year 6 coming 11th in Havering Athletics Competition.
  • Support from qualified coaches for the development of school competitions. 13 children from Year 5 have been selected to be young leaders in the role of the Hacton School Games Crew. They have assisted and run inter house competitions and they have also been trained to run a Change 4 life club. The Change 4 life club provides for children who would benefit from more support in leading a healthy lifestyle.
  • BUPA Start to Move CPD for KS1 staff member focusing on basic skills in PE. This has developed the understanding of teaching PE and allowed staff to pass on good practice to others.
  • Access to 5-a-day fitness. This provides access to a fun and engaging programme that teachers can use as lesson warm ups and starters to encourage children to be more active.

Specialist Sports Coaches (Premier Sport)

These will:

  • Improve the curricular and extra-curricular provision of PE across the school.
  • Provide high quality sustainable CPD for our teaching staff, particularly in areas of PE which they perceive as areas for development.

£2,850 Specialist Tag Rugby Coach

A specialist tag rugby coach has been employed half a day per fortnight, to take KS2 classes for tag rugby and has disseminated good practice of tag rugby coaching to KS2 staff. This has led to a new sport being introduced into the school curriculum, which has motivated and engaged all pupils involved. The coach is a high calibre England RFU qualified coach, who has run various cross school tournaments and competitions as well as high quality rugby coaching / teaching for pupils and CPD / dissemination of good practice for pupils.

September 2016 – July 2017

£2,750 Havering Sports Collective

Our membership to the Havering Sports Collective has enabled to us to participate in borough-wide netball, football and rugby leagues and events, as well as cross country, indoor and outdoor athletics competitions. In addition, every class has received a lesson from a specialist IMovesdance teacher as part of our package in order to introduce our new scheme of work to the children.

£2,850 Specialist Tag Rugby Coach

A specialist tag rugby coach has been employed half a day per fortnight, to take KS2 classes for tag rugby and has disseminated good practice of tag rugby coaching to KS2 staff. This has led to a new sport being introduced into the school curriculum, which has motivated and engaged all pupils involved. The coach is a high calibre England RFU qualified coach, who has run various cross school tournaments and competitions as well as high quality rugby coaching / teaching for pupils and CPD / dissemination of good practice for pupils.

£2,018 Specialist Swimming Instructor

Our Y5 and Y4 pupils have had half a year each of specialist half hour weekly swimming instruction at the Olympic sized swimming pool at Harrow Lodge Park. All pupils have had differentiated, high quality swimming instruction. Many previous non swimmers can now swim and pupils who could swim have achieved various distance and lifesaving awards.

£800 Imovesdance Scheme of Work

Our PE coordinator has attended and led training for our own staff on the Imovesdance scheme of work, which has been purchased and implemented within the school. This scheme of work has improved the quality of dance teaching and learning across the school significantly.

£1,032 PE Resources

£1,032 has been spent on resources such as tennis, football, netball, unihoc and athletics and playground provision, which has allowed the school to increase and improve the sports facilities and provision on offer to our pupils in both curriculum and extra-curricular activities.

Impact

Havering Sports Collective

Many of our pupils have had the opportunity to represent the school at borough-wide events in a range of sports. The introduction of our new dance scheme of work has been successful due to the specialist support we have received from the Collective.

Specialist Tag Rugby Coaching

Pupils from all KS2 classes have been introduced to a new sport ‘Tag Rugby’, which has thoroughly motivated and engaged pupils. A number of pupils have represented the school at tournaments and several have gone on to join local rugby clubs in their spare time.

Imovesdance Scheme of Work

This has enabled the school to have a progressive scheme of work for dance to be taught across the school and the quality of dance teaching and learning has improved significantly.

Specialist Swimming Instruction.

The vast majority of our Y4 / Y5 pupils can now swim. Previous swimmers have achieved many different distance and lifesaving awards.