School Sport Funding

September 2016 Update

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.

Number of Pupils at Springfield
Total on roll (September 2016)                      177
Amount of funding received (2016-2017)      £8,580

Sports Provision at Springfield for 2016-2017

  • 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.
  • CPD courses for Springfield staff
  • 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

Previous Sport Provision at Springfield

  • Locality events participated in last year were athletics, gymnastics, dance show, kurling, Inclusion games, legacy Games, cross country run
  • Swimming lessons at Splashpoint
  • Training for Young Leaders
  • PE equipment – gym tables
  • 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.

Impact So Far

  • 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
  • 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 2015 and 2016
  • Midday Meals Supervisors are confident at lunchtimes to provide quality games and activities resulting in happy, stimulating and safe playtimes.


School Sports Funding 2016-2017 PDF version

School Sport Funding September  2015 PDF version

School Sports Funding September 2014 PDF version