Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium 2017-2018

The PE and Sport Premium allocation for the current (and previous) academic year.

Bede Academy receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of students in Years 1 to 6. Bede Academy use this funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport on offer.

This enables Bede Academy to offer a wide range of PE and sport activities and to make lasting sustainable improvements that will benefit pupils joining the Academy in future years.

In 2016-2017 the allocation of funds for this purpose to Bede Academy was £10,700

In 2017-2018 the allocation of funds for this purpose to Bede Academy was £21,410

PE and Sport Premium expenditure in 2017-18 (£21,410)

Full details of sports premium expenditure can be found in the action plan here

Additional PE and Sport activities                                                       

  • Focus upon physical activity for all with a ‘before school walk a mile a day’ fitness club to improve overall fitness of the children and parents.
  • Run intra-school house competitions in a range of sports and activities including Athletics (summer term) to be held at Bede North to make full use of facilities
  • Rugby, football and netball (autumn term) and hockey and athletics (spring term).
  • Range of extra-curricular sports teams participating in local competitions. Northumberland games competitions to include Athletics, Hockey, Netball, Football and Rugby. Under 11 Cross County tournament.
  • Fixtures to be arranged in Hockey and Rugby with schools beyond local area, including Dame Allan’s, Newcastle School for Boys, Newcastle School for Girls and Marden Bridge.
  • Under 11 Tennis tournaments.
  • Under 10 and Under 11 Tag Rugby Tournaments.
  • Under 11 Girls Northumberland Games qualifying event.
  • Autumn extra-curricular clubs: Multi sports for Years 1,2,3 and 4, Football for Years 2-6, Netball for Years 5 and 6, Girls football Years 5 and 6, Boys football Years 5 and 6 and Rugby for Years 3,4, 5 and 6.

Improvements to quality of provision

  • Continue to focus on more bespoke upskilling of staff in lesson and extra-curricular delivery. Focus upon core sports of Rugby, Dance, Gymnastics, Hockey and Athletics. We will do this by:
  • Team teaching and peer observation sessions, using P.E. specialists from Bede North in order to upskill staff and receive specific CPD training, relating to the primary phase.
  • Use of video and peer coaching sessions to increase ability of teaching and as a tool for assessment to ensure consistency across year groups, and across the primary and secondary phases.
  • Strengthened transition links between Key Stage 2 and 3 through shared use of specialist facilities in secondary years, to allow for high quality and more regular training and competition.
  • Continue to build strong links with Blyth RFC and Northumberland RFU to ensure delivery of high quality teaching in Rugby as part of ‘All Schools’ initiative.
  • Purchase access to P.E hub providing up to date teaching resources and instructions to aid teaching. The PE Hub is designed specifically to work with the strengths of teachers whilst supporting them with easy to use PE lesson plans, SOW and teaching resources. Each lesson plan featured on The PE Hub is unique with a wide variety of features to ensure high quality teaching and learning. Every aspect of The PE Hub has been designed with schools in mind to meet the requirements of the National curriculum and its programmes of study. It has a full breadth of planning from Reception through to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
  • Peer coaching, observation and support in standardisation of assessment with colleagues within the primary phase.
  • Cost of transport to Northumberland Games events.
  • Cost of transport to other sporting events, to provide the children with further opportunities to compete against other schools, and raise the sporting profile of Bede Academy.
  • External coaches to help with delivering P.E lessons, after school clubs and CPD sessions to improve the quality and increase the number of children participating in extra-curricular activities and to increase the level of coaching.
  • P.E. leads at Bede South to receive accredited first aid qualification to ensure that children can attend more after school sporting fixtures on a regular basis.
  • Additional swimming teacher for Year 4 swimming lessons to ensure that the children receive more individualised swimming instruction and smaller groups enable more chance for the children to progress in their swimming lessons.

 

Expenditure of the previous years’ PE and Sport Premium (£11,140)

Additional PE and Sport activities                                                       

  • Ran intra-school house competitions in a range of sports and activities including Athletics (summer term).
  • Ran the following clubs: rugby, hockey (autumn term) and Netball (spring term), and athletics (summer term).
  • Range of extra-curricular sports teams participated in local competitions. Under 10 Boys Area football tournament. Northumberland games competitions to include Athletics, Hockey, Netball, Football and Rugby. Under 11 East Northumberland Athletics championship. Under 11 Cross County tournament.
  • Fixtures were arranged in hockey and football with schools beyond local area, including Chantry Middle School, and Gosforth Central Middle School.
  •  Children took part in the following tournaments: Under 11 tennis tournaments, Under 10 and Under 11 Tag Rugby Tournaments, Under 11 Girls football Northumberland Games qualifying event, Under 11 Boys East Northumberland football league and regional tournament.
  • The following extra-curricular clubs were run in their respective terms: Autumn: Multi sports for Years 1,2,3 and 4, Football for Years 2-6, Netball for Years 5 and 6, Girls football Years 5 and 6, Boys football Years 5 and 6 and Rugby for Years 5 and 6.

Spring:

Summer:

Improvements to quality of provision

  • Whole school CPD was provided with a focus on whole school health. It included cross curricular links and delivery of Healthy Living week. Used of external coaches/health professionals to help deliver sessions.
  • Staff were offered CPD opportunities in multi-sports, rugby and netball. Other sports were not offering courses that staff could attend.
  • P.E. leads bought iPads so that the staff could use video and peer coaching sessions to increase ability of teaching and as a tool for assessment to ensure consistency across year groups.
  • Some members of staff attended courses to achieve Level 1 sporting qualifications.
  • Continued to build strong links with Blyth RFC and Northumberland RFU to ensure delivery of high quality teaching in Rugby as part of ‘All Schools’ initiative.
  • Purchased access to P.E hub providing up to date teaching resources and instructions to aid teaching. The PE Hub is designed specifically to work with the strengths of teachers whilst supporting them with easy to use PE lesson plans, SOW and teaching resources. Each lesson plan featured on The PE Hub is unique with a wide variety of features to ensure high quality teaching and learning. Every aspect of The PE Hub has been designed with schools in mind to meet the requirements of the National curriculum and its programmes of study. It has a full breadth of planning from Reception through to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Teachers were able to access specific planning, with clear diagrams and differentiation points.
  • Invested in equipment to include basketball posts to allow higher quality lessons and instruction of skills.
  • Increased number of staff able to undertake mini bus test to help support teaching staff at competitions. 2 staff members sat mini bus test during autumn term.
  • P.E. leads carried out peer coaching, observation and support in standardisation of assessment with colleagues.
  • Paid for cost of transport to Northumberland Games events.
  • Paid for external coaches to help with delivering P.E lessons, after school clubs and CPD sessions which improved the quality of the content being delivered in each session and increased the number of children participating in extra-curricular activities.

Increased breadth and depth of experience          

  • Curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities were offered in a wide range of team and individual games, dance, athletics, swimming and fitness.
  • Bede North Sports Leaders delivered sessions at Bede South in order to increase sports on offer.
  • Students developed motor skills in a variety of settings and sporting activities.
  • Focus upon resilience, perseverance, determination and physical courage together with team/ leader/ competitive characteristics founded upon the Academy core values.
  • Team roles: develop supportive, cooperative, responsible and self-sacrificial attitudes towards teamwork that strives for excellence and use these attitudes in service.
  • Respect differences among people, including in their physical and health attributes.
  • Students have had the opportunity to behave in ways that show they are personally and socially responsible in physical activity settings.

Key Stage 1 Outcomes

92% of Year 3 students achieving the expected standard in the subject.

34% of Year 3 students achieving above the expected standard.

80% of KS1 students involved in at least one intra School sports competition.

Fundamental skills embedded in key stage 1 curriculum, including gymnastics techniques and games specific skills including passing, aiming and catching.

Fundamental skills of agility, balance and coordination embedded within lessons which has allowed students to develop fine and gross motor skills and develop control and accuracy of movement.

All students are able to work as part of a team and have developed skills of teamwork when working as part of a group.

Students are working towards demonstrating consistency and accuracy in bouncing, kicking, throwing, catching and striking skills.

When playing games the more able can demonstrate quicker passing and receiving skills; play with confidence in varying group formations e.g. 2 vs 2, 4 vs 4, 3 vs 1 and understand and use simple tactics to work as a team.

Key Stage 2 Outcomes

89% of Year 6 students achieving the expected standard.

38% of Year 6 students achieving above the expected standard.

100% of students involved in termly intra-sport Level 1 sports competition.

Year 6 teams won 2 Level 2 Northumberland School Games competitions.

Students have developed skills in team games, with particular focus on hockey and tag rugby, and in individual activities, with focus on athletics and gymnastics.

New planning and assessment has helped to track student’s abilities and identify key areas. This has also developed and strengthened teacher’s delivery of lessons.

Increase in the number of clubs offered and children attending. This has had a positive impact in the level of ability in class sessions and in competitions. 

In rugby and hockey students have worked to refine their range of more technical attacking skills including movement with the ball, open stick and Indian dribbling in hockey and beating an opponent in 1 V 1 and 2 V 1 situations in rugby. This has been aided by the delivery of specialist coaching from Newcastle Falcons.

Incorporation of more challenging skills in upper KS2 including hitting in hockey, spin passing in rugby.

In Years 4 and 5, PSHE has been developed by the Newcastle United Foundation delivery sessions combined with P.E sessions. This also had a huge impact with their ‘Family Fit’ sessions bringing together a record number of families for the programme. This was celebrated by Bede winning Newcastle United ‘School of the Year’. Other individual awards were awarded to Connor Robson (Year 4) for ‘Learner of the Year’ with 3 Year 5 pupils (Ciaran Ralph, Juliette Johnson and Eve Johnson) winning a competition based on discrimination, sexism, disability and racism in sport.

In athletics students have been learning to choose the best pace for a running event so that they can sustain their running and improve on a personal target; show control at take-off in jumping activities and show accuracy and good technique when throwing for distance.

Introduction of swimming assessments for year 4 students to enable progress to be closely tracked. This has been aided by an extra instructor.

Increased physical activity           

  • Increased numbers participating in house events, sports teams and clubs.
  • Range of Academy sports clubs including tag rugby, hockey, netball, athletics and rounders.
  • Increased physical demand within PE lessons in order to boost fitness levels.

Increased experience of competitive and team sports       

  • 3 teams from primary years won Round 1 competitions of School Games and subsequently went onto county finals (Year 5&6 tag rugby, Year 6 hockey and Year 3&4 athletics).
  • Regular fixtures for Year 5 and 6 teams in major sports of rugby, hockey, athletics, netball and football.
  • Annual sports day which enabled all students to compete for their House.
  • Increased house sport competitions including football, fitness and hockey.

Increased links with local sports clubs     

  • Links with NUFC Foundation, Newcastle Falcons Rugby, Blyth Running Club, Blyth RFC, and local dance clubs.