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Sports Funding 2016/17

2016-17 PE Sports Funding
Evidence, Impact and Accountability

For the academic year 2016-2017, the school received £10,060 inSports Funding. Please see the table below on how the school proposes to allocate the money.


Action Plan

Implementation and Monitoring

Evidence of the Funding Breakdown Impact / Summary
Staff Development
  • Staff using planning from First Grade Sports (FGS) where appropriate
  • Lessons/blocks of planning on the server for staff to access
  • FGS coaches 2 days a weeks delivering PE lessons for KS1 and KS2
  • Staff meetings lead by LT to keep staff up to date and link support from FGS to our development of PE delivery
  • PE Co-ordinator observing staff implementation

£5,000 a year 

2 days a week

  • Staff observing lessons to upskill
  • Support for PE co-ordinator
  • Planning provided
School sports Partnership
(Gold package)
  • Curriculum support
  •  Inter-school competition
  • CPD opportunities
  •  Wider opportunities with specialist PE coaches
  • After-school clubs
  • Festivals
  • Leadership training
  • School sports crew
  • To provide competition and curriculum support opportunities for children across the key stages
  • Half-termly meetings with local schools (PE co-ordinator)
  • Young Ambassadors and Mini-Leaders (child-led)
£2,100 a year
  • An awareness of different sporting opportunities
  • Curriculum support
  • Development and accessibility for all pupils
  • CPD for teaching staff
  • In both key stages; pupils compete at other schools
  • Curriculum support as delivered by specialist staff
  • PE co-ordinator to attend courses
  •  PE co-ordinator to lead staff meetings developing planning and intra-school opportunities
  • LT to collate planning
  • LT to set skills based curriculum/sport for each year group
Courses are part of the affiliation package with the SSP

£800 supply release cover
  • Staff to be secure in delivery
  • Staff to have professional support an examples of outstanding planning to adapt for their year groups
  •  Intra-house or class competitions filtered throughout PE sessions as a way of putting their skill development into practice.
  • At the end of games units
  • Implemented by class teachers across both key stages
FGS in advisory capacity

Teachers to implement
  • Pupils’ experience through competition
  • Pupils to demonstrate fundamental skills
  • Firfield attends competitions in a variety of sports, ranging from gymnastics festivals, cheerleading, tennis, netball, rugby, athletics, cricket and hockey
  • Friendlies are being arranged with other local schools as an additional form of competition prior to main sporting events to allow pupils to learn from essential experience
  •  Ongoing throughout the year
  •  Providing as many children as possible with sports competition opportunities
  • Preparation for competitions when and where appropriate
  • Super 6 competitions as part of our family of schools
Linked with School Sports Partnership Gold Affiliation Package

Transport and teacher cover to venues

Allocation for all competitions is £1500
  • Fitness
  • Health and well-being
  • Confidence 
  • Fundamental skills 
  • Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Resilience and perseverance
  • Developing self-esteem
  • Having fun!
Sainsbury's School Sports Award
  • Silver Award gained in September 2014, sustained until 2015
  • 2015-2016 we achieved Bronze
  • PE Co-ordinator to begin to work our way back up based on SSP initiatives
  • SEN focus to develop an inclusive curriculum/ planning development
  • Opportunities to further our leadership program
  • Pupil-voice
  • Increased parent and community communication through regular blogging (sports journalists)
Curriculum development

Co-ordinator moderation for pupils with SEN

Increase of equipment
  • More pupils with SEN are actively involved in inter-school competitions
  • FMS pupils’ attendance at clubs is rising
  • More children in upper KS2 involved in mini-leader training
Co-ordinator / Leadership Role
  •  Work back up to the Gold School Sports Award
  • Enter an increasing amount of competitions and festivals for pupils off all abilities across key stages
  • Ensure staff are planning based on skills with a focus on the criteria for their particular year group
  •  Assessment of needs based on fitness levels
  • Promoting a love of learning and health and well-being in school
  •  Pupil interviews
  •  Moderation of planning and implementation
  • Observations of lessons from both staff and FGS
  • Analysis of assessment data
  •  SSP meetings half-termly
  • After-school clubs
Baseline Fitness Assessment £700

+£500 for implementation of PACE workshop

Release time for analysis and assessment of whole school implementation and progress
  • A move from Bronze to Silver has occurred. A, B and C teams next year to take us to Gold.
  • More pupils are now taking part in a greater variety of sporting activities
  • Staff planning now focuses on skills based learning
  • PACE Club has helped more disengaged pupils to engage in a healthier lifestyle
Pupil Voice
  • Mini-leaders sports activities
  • KS2 morning break and lunch
  • Sports journalists (blogging)
  • Young Ambassadors
  • Sustain a greater number of pupils so that leadership opportunities are accessible to pupils
  • Intra-school competitions
  • Pupil arranged whole school sporting activities with peers as part of leadership role
  • School Sports Notice board
  • Three ambassadors to attend termly meetings
Training from curriculum support staff

Linked with School Sports Partnership Gold Affiliation Package
  • Children as leaders
  • Pupil voice
  • Awareness of international and Paralympic sporting events
  • Leadership
  • Promoting school sports at Firfield
Extra-Curricular Opportunities
  • Offer a greater variety of extra-curricular opportunities for all year groups
  • See ‘Whole School Clubs List’ for a breakdown of year group and sporting focus
  • Activities to be run by a range of different teaching staff
  • Fitness
  • Health and well-being
  • Confidence
  • Fundamental skills
  • Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Resilience and perseverance
  • Developing self-esteem
  • Having fun!