Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium 2018-19

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

Bede Academy receives PE and sport premium funding based on the number of students in Years 1 to 6. Bede Academy uses 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 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 the allocation of funds for this purpose to Bede Academy was approximately £21,410.

PE and Sport Premium expenditure in 2018-19 (£21,400)

To raise the profile of PE and Sports and provide additional PE and Sport activities to further engage all students in a broad range of regular physical activity and competitive sports                                                 

  • Focus upon physical activity/demand and improving the fitness level of all students with high quality PE lessons and fitness clubs.
  • Increase range of sports clubs by introducing new clubs such as ballet and tennis.
  • Increase participation of students of all ages in house events.
  • Run intra-school competitions in a range of sports and activities maximising use of Bede North and local facilities.
  • Increase range of extra-curricular sports teams participating in more local competitions and in competitions with schools beyond our local area.  Competitions include Athletics, Hockey, Netball, Football and Rugby, Cross County. 
  • Provide transport to competitive events and fixtures and qualified staff to coach.
  • Make use of 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 skills amongst teaching and support staff.
  • Organise and run a greater range of trips and events with a sport focus to expose students to a new sports such as surfing or skiing.
  • Enable the students to engage with inspirational sports men and women and provide them with the opportunity watch them in their sport e.g. World Cup Netball in Liverpool.
  • Plan and deliver events that promote healthy living and fitness such as ‘healthy living week’.
  • Provide 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.  Provide catch up sessions for older students who are unable to swim 25m.
  • Provide additional swimming lessons for those who do not meet the standard.

To improve the quality of provision and the confidence, knowledge and skill of staff.

  • Lead teacher to share the development plan and monitor the impact of the actions.
  • Improve staff own fitness level by promoting staff fitness classes and adding in new classes for staff such as Zumba.
  • Continue to focus on more bespoke staff training to develop 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.
  • Use video as a tool for assessment to ensure consistency across year groups, and across the primary and secondary phases.
  • Support standardisation of assessment with colleagues within the primary phase.
  • 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 local clubs to ensure delivery of high quality teaching for example, in Rugby as part of the ‘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.
  • Make use of 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 2017-2018 (£21,410)

To raise the profile of PE and Sports and provide additional PE and Sport activities to further engage students in a broad range of regular physical activity and competitive sports                                                 

  • Curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities were offered in a wide range of team and individual games, dance, athletics, swimming and fitness.
  • Extra-curricular clubs that have been delivered consistently well throughout the year: Football boys & girls, Rugby Tag & Contact boys and girls, hockey and Netball, Multi-Sports, dance, ballet and Cricket.
  • Family Sport clubs were delivered for students and their parents including a circuits club and a Family Fit club.
  • Range of sports teams participated in local competitions and tournaments. For example, Under 10 boys area football, hockey, netball, football and rugby and under 11 Cross County.  Under 9 tennis, under 8, 9,10 and Under 11 tag rugby, under 11 girls football Northumberland Games qualifying event, Under 11 boys East Northumberland football league and regional tournament as well as Northumberland tournaments.
  • Fixtures were arranged in hockey, rugby and football with schools beyond the local area.
  • Fixtures and competitions were celebrated during a weekly awards assembly.
  • Walk on Wednesday scheme was promoted and many students got involved.
  • Daily Mile was held during the summer term to engage students in fitness before school.
  • Increased links were made with a range of clubs.  For example, NUFC Foundation, Newcastle Falcons Rugby, Northumberland CC, Blyth Running Club, Blyth RFC, and local dance clubs.
  • Increased numbers participating in house events, sports teams and clubs.
  • Annual sports day enabled all students to compete for their house.
  • Increased opportunities to visit home to sports team.  For example, NCU and Newcastle Falcons.
  • A number of sporting activities held at the parent/child celebration event. 
  • Secondary Sports Leaders delivered sessions at primary in order to increase sports on offer.
  • Curriculum included teaching students about the British and Academy values in sport.
  • Increased physical demand within PE lessons in order to boost fitness levels.

Improvements to quality of provision and the confidence, knowledge and skill of staff.

  • Whole school CPD was provided with a focus on improving skills in a number of sports. Made use of external coaches and PE specialists to deliver the CPD which has resulted in teaching being good or better across all phases.
  • Professional coaches were hired (Level 1&2 in specific sports – Newcastle United, Newcastle Falcons, Northumberland CC, Blyth RFC, LP Dance in Education as well as P.E trained teachers from Bede North) to support with delivering P.E lessons and after school clubs which improved the quality of the content being delivered in each session and increased the number of children participating in extra-curricular activities and also increased staff exposure to quality delivery.
  • A greater number of out of school CPD (Netball, Rugby and Football) opportunities were offered to staff. 
  • Professionals were used during the delivery of Healthy Living Week.
  • IPads were purchased and used for assessment purposes and peer coaching sessions which improved the standard of teaching and the quality of assessment.  
  • Two members of teaching staff became fully qualified first aiders.
  • Three members of staff attended courses and achieved Level 1 sporting qualifications in Netball.
  • Two members of staff attended courses and achieved Level 1 sporting qualifications in Rugby.
  • Strong links have been built with Blyth RFC and Northumberland CC to ensure delivery of high quality teaching in Rugby and Cricket as part of ‘All Schools’ initiative.
  • Purchased access to P.E Hub which provided 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 and adapt planning, with clear diagrams and differentiation points.
  • Invested in equipment including netball posts to allow higher quality lessons and instruction of skills and increase the capacity for club. This in now over 40 girls attending.
  • P.E. leads carried out peer coaching, observation and supported in standardisation of assessment.
  • Provided transport to sporting events.

Key Student Outcomes

Key Stage 1 Outcomes

  • 87% of Year 2 students achieving the expected standard in PE
  • 31% of Year 2 students achieving above the expected standard.
  • 82% of KS1 students involved in at least one intra School sports competition.
  • Fundamental skills have been embedded including gymnastics techniques and games skills such as passing, aiming and catching.
  • Fundamental skills of agility, balance and coordination have been embedded which has allowed students to develop fine and gross motor skills and develop control and accuracy of movement.
  • Most students are able to work as part of a team.
  • Most 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

  • 85% of Year 6 students achieving the expected standard.
  • 20% of Year 6 students achieving above the expected standard.
  • 84% of KS2 students involved in termly intra-sport Level 1 sports competition.
  • 87% of swimmers in Year 4 are able to successfully swim over 25m.
  • There is an increased number of students attending clubs and improving their ability. Number of children who were involved in at least 1 sporting club last year:
  • Year 1  –  44
  • Year 2  – 27
  • Year 3  – 35
  • Year 4  – 39
  • Year 5 – 38
  • Year 6  – 46
  • All students have a greater understanding of the Academy values and British values and how they relate to sport.
  • Year 6 teams won two Level 2 Northumberland School Games competitions and went on to win one Level 3 competition and they were runners up in the other.
  • Three teams won Round 1 competitions of School Games. Two teams subsequently went onto county finals (Year 6 netball – winners and Year 6 hockey – runners up)
  • Bede Academy had a record number of families (39) involved in the NCU Family Fit programme. This was celebrated by Bede winning Newcastle United ‘School of the Year’. Other individual awards were awarded for ‘Learner of the Year’ and three Year 5 pupils won a competition based on discrimination, disability and racism in sport.
  • Students developed motor skills in a variety of settings and sporting activities.
  • Students have developed skills in team games, with particular focus on hockey and tag/contact rugby, and in individual activities, with a focus on athletics and gymnastics.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teachers incorporated more challenging skills in upper KS2 including hitting in hockey, spin passing in rugby.
  • 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.
  • Teachers focused on teaching resilience, perseverance, determination and physical courage together with team/ leader/ competitive characteristics founded upon the Academy core values.
  • Most students developed supportive, cooperative, responsible and self-sacrificial attitudes towards teamwork that strives for excellence and use these attitudes in service.
  • All students respect differences among people, including in their physical and health attributes.