Sports Grant 2017/18

High Down Infant School has been awarded the sum of £18,010 to use for sport funding from September 2017 to August 2018.

The money is being used as follows:

  • PE co-ordinator release time/supply costs.
  • Supply and transport costs to enable teachers to take groups of children to multi-sports competitions during the academic year
  • Purchase of new PE equipment and resources
  • PE coaches / CPD for Year 2
  • Dance coaches / CPD for Year 1
  • To enhance the whole school sports week with external providers in the summer term to broaden the range of experiences for the children.
  • Lunchtime sports coaches provision for KS1
  • PE observations/learning walk

The impact of sports funding on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment so far includes the following:

  • Professional development for teaching and support staff
  • The school has entered and had continued success in a wide variety of tournaments and competitions
  • Improved resources have contributed towards enhancement of our pupils’ sporting experiences and performance
  • The children have been able to try out new sports and learn new skills
  • We offer our children the opportunity to attend a wide range of after school sports clubs with financial support available for pupil premium children.

High Down Junior School has been awarded the sum of £19,860 to use for sport funding from September 2017 to August 2018.

The money is being used as follows:

  • Full membership of North Somerset PE Association which provides staff training, competitions and tournaments throughout the academic year leading to Regional and National events
  • Membership of Gordano Academy’s Legacy programme which provides specialist teaching support, local competitions and tournaments
  • Supply, transport and other costs to enable teachers to take groups of children to a wide variety of tournaments and competitions throughout the academic year
  • Purchase of new PE equipment and resources

In addition, the school:

  • subsidises a wide range of extra curricular opportunities for our children
  • employs specialist PE teachers in all year groups to work with classes

 

The impact of sports funding on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment so far includes the following:

  • Achieving School Games Gold standard
  • Professional development for teaching and support staff
  • The school has entered and had continued success in a wide variety of tournaments and competitions
  • Our school has traditionally had a very strong reputation and high success rate in competitive sport and we expect to improve even further over the course of this academic year
  • Improved resources have contributed towards enhancement of our pupils’ sporting experiences and performance
  • We have established strong links with local clubs including Future Stars, North Somerset Athletics Academy, Portishead Cricket, Tennis and Football clubs, Portishead Gymnastics Academy, Clifton College and Gordano Rugby.
  • We offer our children the opportunity to attend a wide range of after school sports clubs with financial support available for pupil premium children.

 

Swimming

85% of Year 6 children are able to swim 25m in year 6.

 

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY