Sports Grant 2016/17

High Down Infant School has been awarded the sum of £8880 to use for sport funding from September 2016 to August 2017.

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
  • Supply and transport 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
  • PE coaches / CPD for Year 2
  • Dance coaches / CPD for Year 1
  • Gymnastics CPD for the whole school
  • Archery coaches / CPD for the whole school
  • Training courses for Foundation stage teachers
  • To enhance the whole school sports week with external providers in the summer term to broaden the range of experiences for the children.

 

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 £9745 to use for sport funding from September 2016 to August 2017.

High Down Junior have been awarded Sainsbury School Games Gold standard for our excellent work!

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
  • Swimming galas for all year groups at the local outdoor pool
  • Supply and transport 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.

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY