PE and Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium 2023/24

The PE and Sports Premium for 2023/24 is £19,110.

All children benefit from a comprehensive PE programme.  Staff have confidence, knowledge and skills in teaching PE and sport which continue to have a high profile in school.  Sporting activities continue to be well resourced, games lessons are taught on a high quality artificial grass surface and are very rarely missed due to inclement weather.

Games Lessons

  • High quality games lessons that cover major sports including football, netball, hockey, cricket, tennis, tag-rugby and athletics.
  • Good progression of skills throughout the school.
  • Consistency of approach and continuity of teaching.
  • Excellent use of time and resources.
  • All children take part in two games lessons a week.
  • Two staff are teaching lessons which enables games/matches to be closely monitored so there is a high transference of skills developed in the earlier part of the lesson.
  • Individual needs are well met.

Active Mile

  • Children take part in the active mile on the days they don’t have games. Years 3 and 4 use the trail we have marked on the playground and Years 5 and 6 use the field.

Swimming Lessons

  • A specialist teacher leads lessons which are provided for all the children. Children participate in a half termly course of swimming lessons in Years 4, 5 and 6.  We have provided extra swimming lessons this year for Year 3 so that they received a whole term of swimming lessons.
  • 86% of our current Year 6 pupils are able to swim confidently’ competently and efficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres. Those children also use a range of strokes effectively and are confident in self-rescue.

Gymnastics Lessons

  • All children participate on regular lessons which focus on the core skills of gymnastics.

Dance Lessons

  • All children participate in regular dance lessons to improve movement, co-ordination and expression. Our programme includes exploring dance form a range of different cultures.
  • Year 4 children take part in an African dance day each year,

PE and Sports Participation

  • Mini-tournaments started in games lessons are extended to an intra-school competition in each of the games taught. All pupils are involved in these.
  • All children participate in the Active Mile on days when they do not have games.
  • Children are involved in regular after school clubs in a range of sports: football, tennis, tag-rugby, karate and dance.
  • Special events such as our ‘Mini-Marathon’ and ‘World Cup’ are organised and enjoyed by the vast majority of pupils.
  • We have established links with our local tennis club which provide opportunities for children to join a local club and develop their skills/interests further.
  • Children take part in cross-country events on a Saturday organised by Stockport Harriers.
  • Healthy active lifestyles are taught and promoted.
  • Fair play and co-operation are important aspects of our games teaching and sports programme.
  • Children are involved in competitive sports.
  • Children are involved in residential outdoor activities which are available to all year groups.

Lunchtimes and Playtimes

  • Children are encouraged to be physically active in playtimes and lunchtimes and are involved in a range of different games on both the playground and our school field.
  • Our tyre park is well used by children at playtimes who enjoy developing their balance and agility.
  • A range of equipment including football posts, footballs, skipping ropes, basketball hoops etc are provided to encourage active play.
  • Lunchtime assistants encourage children to be active during playtimes.
  • Every effort is made to ensure that playtimes are outside with children dressing appropriately for cold weather.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • We are committed to running a wide range of extra-curricular activities that extend and develop the PE curriculum and promote children’s participation in sporting and other physical activities. We facilitate high quality clubs that run on a weekly basis and are kept low cost for parents in dance, tag-rugby, football, tennis (we use the local tennis club and coach), karate, table tennis.  We are always reviewing and extending the range of clubs we offer depending on interest shown.

Outdoor Activities

  • We run residential outdoor adventurous activity weekends to give children the opportunity to try a variety of outdoor activities.


Amount received - £19,110

Salary for additional Teaching Assistant to support games lessons (ensuring there are two members of staff teaching every lesson) - £17,080

Training of Year 5 and 6 playleaders - £99

New equipment for playtimes and games lessons- £620

Extra swimming lessons for Year 3 - £461

Contributions towards residential trips and wider curriculum - £850

Impact on standards

The Sports grant continues to have a very positive impact for children:

  • Sport and physical activity are high profile within the school throughout the year.
  • Regular physical activity and sport have a positive effect on levels of concentration and learning across the curriculum.
  • Children participate in the Active Mile on the days they aren't doing other PE.
  • There is greater participation in intra-school competition and events.
  • Increased participation in after school clubs in a range of sport.
  • More children are becoming involved with local sports clubs in a range of sports, notably tennis, football and athletics.
  • Increased levels of fitness amongst children (termly fitness tests are undertaken as part of games lessons).
  • Most children are very active at playtimes.
  • PE and sports are very popular with children – children enjoy their lessons, put in a lot of effort and enjoy the wide range of sports on offer.
  • Children’s love of sport and the buzz created by our sporting activities is a factor in maintaining high attendance.
  • Levels of co-operation between children, understanding of fair play and rules continue to improve.
  • Overall standard of performance continue to develop because of the additional input into the teaching of games lessons.
  • There is a broad range of sports and activities offered to the children.
  • Relationships between children develop positively and friendships grow as children experience events together.




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