Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium 2016-2017

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 2015-2016 the allocation of funds for this purpose to Bede Academy was £11,140

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

PE and Sport Premium expenditure in 2016-17 (£10,700)

A full breakdown of Sports Premium funding can be found here.

Additional PE and Sport activities                                                       

  • Focus upon physical activity for all with a ‘before school’ family fitness club and walk on Wednesday initiative.
  • 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, hockey (autumn term) and Netball (spring term).
  • Range of extra-curricular sports teams participating 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 to be arranged in Hockey and Rugby with schools beyond local area.
  • Under 11 Tennis tournaments.
  • Under 10 and Under 11 Tag Rugby Tournaments.
  • Under 11 Girls Northumberland Games qualifying event.
  • Under 11 Boys East Northumberland football league and regional tournament.
  • 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 5 and 6.

Improvements to quality of provision

  • Whole school CPD with focus on whole school health. To include: cross curricular links and delivery of Healthy Living week. Use of external coaches/health professionals to help deliver sessions.
  • 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:
  • Use of specialist coaches/Bede North staff to deliver PE specific CPD sessions with focus upon skills and techniques and also rules of games in major sports.
  • Use of video and peer coaching sessions to increase ability of teaching and as a tool for assessment to ensure consistency across year groups.
  • Invest in teachers to attend accredited NGB Awards.
  • 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.
  • Investment 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 to sit test during autumn term.
  • Peer coaching, observation and support in standardisation of assessment with colleagues.
  • Cost of transport to Northumberland Games events.
  • 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.

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

Additional PE and Sport activities

  • Developed club links with local Rugby and Athletics clubs with coaching sessions led by club staff and visits to facilities. Successful links with clubs have been made and we now have more children playing regularly in clubs.
  • Intra-Academy house competitions organised in a range of sports and activities including Football, Fitness and Athletics.
  • Extended range of extra-curricular sports clubs and participation in local competitions and fixtures with schools. Various new clubs have formed including Dance and Girls football. More clubs were available last year than ever before with attendance up 15% on the previous year. There was a focus upon ensuring clubs were available at a younger age.

Improvements to quality of provision

  • Use of specialist PE teacher in Years 3 and 5 to work with class teachers and support lesson delivery. PE specialist worked closely with year groups in KS1 and KS2 teachers supporting and delivering P.E lessons.
  • Use of specialist teacher to deliver PE specific CPD for teachers including differentiation, high quality PE skills and techniques and improving teacher expertise of PE.
  • Specialist teacher resources were produced for staff to support lesson delivery in upper KS2 Hockey and Rugby to ensure effective lesson content and progression.

Impact on PE and sport participation and attainment of the students who attract the funding

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

  • 90% of Year 3 students achieving the expected standard in the subject.
  • 29% of Year 3 students achieving above the expected standard.
  • 100% 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

  • 76% of Year 6 students achieving the expected standard.
  • 33% 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 4 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. The employment of a specialist PE teacher allowed increased depth and challenge to be given in activities to support and accelerate skill development.
  • 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.
  • Incorporation of more challenging skills in upper KS2 including hitting in hockey, spin passing in rugby.
  • 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.
  • Year 6 gymnastics enables students to support their body weight on hands, eg through a handstand, and performing rotational movements such as a somersault.
  • Introduction of swimming assessments for year 4 students to enable progress to be closely tracked.

Increased physical activity           

  • Increased numbers participating in morning family fitness clubs, walk on Wednesday, house events, playground leaders running small games, sports teams and clubs.
  • Range of Academy sports clubs including tag rugby, hockey, netball, cricket and rounders.
  • Morning fitness club designed to increase the fitness of all children involved. Sessions included circuit training, zumba and yoga.
  • Playground leaders enable younger students to participate in structured, fun games at break times.
  • Increased physical demand within PE lessons in order to boost fitness levels.

Increased experience of competitive and team sports       

  • 4 teams from primary years won Round 1 competitions of School Games and subsequently went onto county finals.
  • 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, Cramlington Tennis Club and local dance clubs.