Dungworth Green, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6HE
Small school, Big ambitions
The Sports Premium Grant is additional funding from the Government to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. It is also for improving the health and wellbeing of primary pupils.
Allocations are calculated using the number of pupils in Years 1 to 6 and those age 5 in Reception, as recorded at the January Census as follows:
Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 plus £10 per eligible pupil; and
At Bradfield Dungworth, we received £16,900 for the academic year 2017-18. It is anticipated that as a school we will receive a similar amount for 2018/19.
This gives us access to local tournaments. We join in with local cluster events. We also get support from the local High School. During the Autumn term 2017 we have had a coach working with class teachers to deliver Taekwondo. We have also had a tennis coach working throughout the school. We will have a cricket coach working with KS2 in the summer term.
All year groups to have the opportunity to attend at least 1 competitive opportunity per year. We support individual children to attend high level competitions where there is a need and cover transport costs where appropriate e.g. mini buses.
In the Spring term all the children will experience a mindfulness workshop to help them learn to relax. In the summer term all classes will have a Flamenco Dance workshop.
Hiring in specialist, qualified sports coaches – Basketball, Taekwondo, Cheerleading and Multi Sport, tennis, and football.
Participation last year increased from 60% to 80% of children attending at least one after school club.
In 2015-16 and 2016-17 we achieved the Silver Award for participation in Sporting activity. We also achieved a Bronze award from LINKS for KS1 participation.
Teachers released to attend centralised training.