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What is Sports Premium?
The government is providing all schools with additional funding to improve the provision of Physical Education (PE) and Sports in schools. This funding is ring-fenced which means it can only be used for its specified purpose.

How are we using the Sports Premium?
Here at Castle Hill School we are using the Sport Premium to enhance the learning opportunities of our pupils. Staff are trained to deliver high quality PE and school sport to all.

For 2019/2020 Castle Hill School is expecting to receive an allocation of £16,510.
The funding will be used as follows:

Project Aim Planned spend
Spin meeting cover 2 days

 

to update staff training and knowledge, to liaise with other schools about events £250

 

 

 

Maintenance of bikes Ongoing equipment checks and maintenance. £240
Purchasing class equipment for enhanced indoor and outdoor physical activity To further personalise and extend class provision for physical development £1000
SPIN membership To support school sports and activity including inter and intra school competition.  Includes advice from School Sports Leader and sessions with SPIN staff to provide specialist training. £616
Arty Physical Dance An afternoon a week providing dance enrichment sessions and one-to-one dance. £5118.75
Purchasing of a companion bike or adapted tricycle To enable cycling experiences for pupils with limited balance and mobility. £1,000
Specialist sports coaching (Omniscircumvado CIC) To promote engagement in greater range of physical activities. £7,950
2 Active standing vests Supportive vests with hoist harness to facilitate standing, walking, sitting balance.  Also frees up hand to throw balls etc. £440

Please see table below for description of the effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment

Review of 2018 – 2019 Sports Premium Spend
For 2018/2019 Castle Hill School was allocated £16,520
Total spend:  £17,209.70 (£689.70 overspend coming from school funds)
Project Aim Current spend (March 2019) Impact
Rebound Therapy Training Initial 2 day training for three members of staff to become additions to the rebound therapy team. £410 + £385

(includes additional pay to attend training)

More classes and pupils are able to access Rebound Therapy – helping to work on sensory awareness, physical development and sensory regulation.

 

Spin meeting cover 2 days

 

to update staff training and knowledge, to liaise with other schools about events £250

 

 

 

These sessions are valuable in providing information on National and Regional initiatives.

 

Maintenance of bikes Ongoing equipment checks and maintenance. £240 All bikes are currently functioning and are well-used.
After School Club Sports theme, run by Omnis (initially 5 sessions in HT4) £350 The club has been popular and, with the support of Omnis, has developed the engagement in physical activities for the targeted pupils.
Purchasing gym equipment To provide a greater range of equipment to promote agility, balance and coordination sessions. £490 Additional challenge for “ABC” course through purchases.
Purchasing class kits for outdoor physical activity This has been directed towards our upstairs primary class, to enhance the physical play provision. Soft foam play equipment £695

 

body sock £29.95

This has enabled robust/adventurous play in the classroom.

 

SPIN membership To support school sports and activity including inter and intra school competition.  Includes advice from School Sports Leader and sessions with SPIN staff to provide specialist training. £616 Membership has enabled support for the management of quality provision and helped to boost the inter and intra school sport competition.
Arty Physical Dance An afternoon a week providing dance enrichment sessions and one-to-one dance. £5118.75 Excellent uptake and progress from pupils working with dance teacher.  Evaluative records are available.
ETA cover when pupils take part in out of school sporting events and competitions.  Examples of activities:  Disability tennis, table cricket, Panathlon Challenge, Goal ball To enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions. £750  
Purchasing of companion bikes and adapted tricycles To enable cycling experiences for pupils with limited balance and mobility. Not sufficient funds this year – to be carried to next year as a possible purchase,  
Specialist sports coaching (Omniscircumvado CIC) To promote engagement in greater range of physical activities. £7,875 These specialist coaches have quickly established highly effective methods for engaging a wide range of learners in physical activity.  Staff have benefited from their ideas and experience.  The team have also helped to develop dinner time provision and are now working in the after school club.
Review of 2017 – 2018 Sports Premium Spend
Project Reason Cost Impact
Rebound Therapy Training Refresher training for staff to carry out rebound (trampoline) activities for pupils £1882 17 staff have had the one day refresher course so are able to provide rebound therapy to students across school.
Purchasing 2 intermediate sized trikes Older primary children were too big for existing primary trikes. £698 Greater access to weekly cycling sessions for primary pupils.  Provision enhanced by “Bikeability” programme.
Arty Physical Dance An afternoon a week providing dance enrichment sessions. £4625 Excellent, personalised engagement and progress through one-to-one and small group input from specialised dance teacher.
Maintenance of bikes Equipment was no longer useable due to general wear and tear £350.83 All bikes now in use, with increased use.
Play leader Due to the cessation of the Integrated Youth Service, an existing school ETA was employed on three dinner times a week to work on physical activity with pupils. £150 Increased physical play, especially outdoors play from all pupils involved.
SPIN membership To support school sports and activity including inter and intra school competition.  Includes advice from School Sports Leader and sessions with SPIN staff to provide specialist training. £258.50 Information, support and advice on a range of physical activity initiatives including promotion of inter-school competitions and support in completing application for Sports Mark (Silver achieved).
Cover for Sports Lead teacher to attend Spin meeting 2 days to update staff training and knowledge, to liaise with other schools about events £250
After School Club A range of after-school activities on one day a week, after school.  To promote physical engagement. £700 A popular club, there were a wide range of engaging physical activities on offer, from action songs to sports events.
Safespace To provide an alternative space for one-to-one or paired physical activity including sensory processing £7,000 This has been a very effective addition to provision in the primary department
ETA cover when pupils take part in out of school sporting events and competitions. To enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions. £750 Support was given for pupils to attend sporting events including Panathlon and Cricket Challenge.
Total Spend £16,664.33

 

Review of 2016 – 2017 Sports Premium Spend 
Project Reason Cost Impact
Integrated Youth Service lunchtime engagement sessions to develop lunchtime activity opportunities, training and support staff. £2,600 Service providers come into school twice a week, leading activities and providing training.  This has helped to increase activity at dinner times.  Providers have demonstrated possibilities for promoting physical activity for our pupils, helping to increase staff confidence and expertise.
Spin meeting CW 2 days to update staff training and knowledge, to liase with other schools about events £860 Physical Development lead teacher has attended, helping develop awareness of initiatives, sharing good practice and taking up opportunities available for pupils within the sports partnership.  Direct involvement in these meetings has led to more activities tailor-made for our learners.  (For example, adapted sports leadership training).
2 x Gym balls (DG) Amazon to provide sensory integration activites £18.50 Increased opportunities for Sensory Integration activities leading to improved levels of regulation, positive behaviour management and access to learning for individual pupils.
Disability sports (AM ETA) to enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions £150 Enabled staffing levels to support pupils’ attendance of off-site sporting event.
Pantathlon challenge 1 day (ETA)  to enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions £300 Enabled staffing levels to support pupils’ attendance of off-site sporting event.
Goal ball challenge (6th Form)(ETA)  to enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions £150 Enabled staffing levels to support pupils’ attendance of off-site sporting event.
Table Cricket ETA AM  to enable pupils to access intra school sporting competitions £150 Enabled staffing levels to support pupils’ attendance of off-site sporting event.

The majority of our current year 6 cohort experience learning in water.  For most, this involves accessing the school’s hydrotherapy pool where they engage in personalised programmes to promote strength, flexibility and relaxation whilst also working on communication and interaction skills. Some pupils access swimming lessons at the public swimming baths where they work on a range of early swimming and water confidence skills.  However, due to our pupils’ physical and learning needs it is not appropriate to teach the swimming skills identified in guidelines for publishing information about year 6 swimming.

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