Sports Funding 2016 to 2017

Sport Funding Information 2016-2017

The government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for the academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15 to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school Head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children. Each school will receive £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each year for the next two years as identified in the census for January the previous year.


Sports Premium Funding Allocation expected for 2016-17 £9,800


In 2016/17 we will be using the funding to:

  • Participate in the Bucks Sports Partnership.

  • Train P.E. Subject Leader using the Real P.E. training programme.

  • Introduce the new Real P.E. assessment framework for continued development of P.E. and Games assessment.

  • Professionally develop staff through team teaching opportunities with expert practitioners – dance, gymnastics, rugby, football and swimming

  • Train staff in specialist and comprehensive P.E. first aid training. 

  • Maintain and purchase specialist P.E. equipment and general play and leisure equipment. 

  • Allow access to the school outdoor gym to all children before, during and after school.

  • Develop opportunity for additional daily physical activity sessions with a view to 'a mile a day'.

Pay overtime for teaching assistants to run clubs.The school will continue to commit to:
  • Engage and enthuse pupils to participate in high quality, meaningful school competition, supporting them in achieving their personal best in school and life.
  • Continue to provide access to a range of opportunities for pupils to take part in competitive and non-competitive sports inside and outside of school.
  • Continue to provide transportation to sporting events when possible.
  • Continue to provide opportunities for pupils to develop leadership skills and aspects of citizenship through volunteer roles as sports leaders. Sports Leaders support and implement playtime initiatives to support physical activities and play for all students.
  • Work with the Bucks Sports Partnership to enhance a range of opportunities for the pupils, including before and after school clubs.
  • Support from experienced sports professionals in enhancing the sports curriculum throughout the school.
  • Promote a healthy attitude towards being physically active.
  • Increase physical activity levels in less active children
  • Provide opportunities for young people with limited mobility the opportunity to take part in a variety of sports.
  • Purchase new and exciting sports equipment to engage all students across the school.
Enhance teaching though specialist staff training provision:
  • Links with local sports clubs to identify how to support G&T students and to encourage children to attend sports clubs outside of school.
  • Key staff to continue to develop Sports and P.E. knowledge by attending sports training days.
  • Staff training twilight session based on games and executing a whole class game.
  • One – to – One work with teachers from each year band over the course of the year to build skills and knowledge.
  • Change 4 Life training for support staff.
  • Change 4 Life club - focusing on active participation from Year 3 and Year 4 students.
  • School Games day to be held for some KS2 year groups at Burnham Grammar.
  • After school clubs -football, netball, athletics.
  • Sixth Form leaders from Burnham Grammar School to support teachers with implementing sports.
  • Cycling skills for Y6.


Measuring Impact:

Within the last year we have ensured effective use of funding in the following ways and will commit to continuation of this in the forthcoming year.

  • We have continuation of internal competitions from 1 a year, to 6 competitions a year - one each half term for all children to participate in. 
  • We have participated in external competitions across a number of sports.
  • We have a Change 4 Life Club - focusing on Year 3 and Year 4 children to promote a love for an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • We measure student involvement in extracurricular clubs and funding clubs to allow access to a variety of sports to all children. 
  • We are involved in a variety of alternative sports, to allow all children to participate in sports.  For example we hold Boccia competitions and enter 'Alternative Sports Festivals' which allows access to all children to participate and compete in sports. 
  • We have a Sports Council for children to be involved in leading sports opportunities, attending leadership training, supporting playtime initiatives and supporting the Healthy School Council. 
  • We monitor children's ability to successfully swim a minimum of 25m before the end of Year 5.
  • Training for pupil play leaders has increased participation of games during lunchtimes.
  • We have introduced a lunch time skipping league which has engaged many children across the school and maintained the level of a healthy competitive spirit.
  • We use pupil questionnaires to gain feedback from pupils.
  • Planning has been developed across the school to fully encompass all aspects of playing a sport as well as personal fitness development.
  • We record and compare competitions and evaluate impact on individual children as well as the school as a whole.
  • Students attend swimming lessons in Year 3, 4 and 5. The school monitors swimming attendance, G&T swimmers and identifies whether or not children can swim 25m.
  • Children are assessed against the National Curriculum by all teachers to monitor improvement and development in all areas of P.E and Games.
  • We have increased sports day sessions to increase participation.
  • We are trialing additional daily activity to increase fitness levels of all children.



Please click here for further information from the government.

Further information and case studies can be found from the Youth Trust, please click here.

Information from the national media can be found here. The results of the funding in the media here

Please see our sports pages for further information on clubs, external and internal competitions at Lent Rise. This can be found by clicking here

Please read our PE and Sports Action Plan for further details.

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