School Sport Funding

The objective of sport funding is to improve the quality and standard of PE in our school.  We understand the value and benefits of high quality PE and sport.

  • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
  • The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
  • Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  • Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to pupils
  • Increased participation in competitive sport
Number of eligible pupils at Springfield (Sept 2017) 170
Amount of funding received to date (Budget  April 17- March 18) £6300
Amount still expected to receive this financial year £8280

 

Sports provision at Springfield 2017/2018

  • Member of Worthing Schools Sports Association.  This is a locality group of schools that work together to provide sporting activities, events, competitions and high-quality PE training for teachers and support staff.
  • Involved in sports events with locality school including athletics, gymnastics and football.
  • New sports added this year include rugby and boccia.
  • CPD courses for Springfield staff
  • PE specialist employed 6 hours a week to support in school with PE lessons, competition training, specific focussed work with small groups of children, motivational groups and fine and gross, motor skills sessions.
  • Training for Midday Meals Supervisors
  • PE equipment
  • Running club
  • Ice skating for whole school
  • Early Years Yoga for children every week
  • Brighton and Hove Albion running multi-skills for Year 2 children weekly.
  • Brighton and Hove Albion stadium tour for families
  • Gifted and Talented enrichment groups for children with exceptional sporting abilities run by PE teacher.
  • Specialised planning and assessment system based on the new National Curriculum
  • A new ‘Early Bird’ club will be starting in Spring term.
  • Outdoor activity play trails painted on playground.

Benefits & Impact

• Increased teacher knowledge and confidence in teaching PE
• Raised pupil expectations
• Children taking responsibility for outdoor play activities
• Curriculum support and planning guidance for teachers that ensure coverage of all National Curriculum skills taught.
• Standards in PE raised
• Increase in enjoyment of PE by children, staff and parents.
• Increase in individual confidence through ice skating.
• Fine motor control improved in Early Years Foundation Stage children resulting in a higher percentage of Good Level of Development for 2016 and 2017.
• Midday Meals Supervisors are confident at lunchtimes to provide quality games and activities resulting in happy, stimulating and safe playtimes.

Previous Sports Provision at Springfield

  • Locality events participated in last year were athletics, gymnastics, dance show, kurling, Inclusion games, legacy Games, cross country run
  • PE specialist employed 2 hours a week to support in school with PE lessons.
  • Training for Midday Meals Supervisors
  • PE equipment
  • Ice skating for whole school
  • Enchanted Tree yoga for children specifically for the Reception and nursery children.
  • Brighton and Hove Albion running multi-skills for Year 2 children weekly.
  • Brighton and Hove Albion stadium tour for families
  • Gifted and Talented enrichment groups for children with exceptional sporting abilities run by PE teacher.
  • Specialised planning and assessment  system based on the new National Curriculum
  • Swimming lessons at Splash point
  • Training for Young Leaders
  • Support from Secondary school PE department
  • Wide Awake Physical Club (WAC) ran every fortnight by PE specialist.
  • Focused planning guidance scheme of work and training.
  • PE sports shirts for children and adults, so as to be identified at large events
  • Outdoor swing bars that develop core and fine and motor skills
  • CPD courses for Springfield staff