Sport Premium

Since 2013 the government have provided an additional £150 million to support schools in providing additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport for the benefit of all pupils to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles.

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Our Sports Premium funding allocation is as follows:

Amount of funding received in 2016/17 - £9,770
P.E. and school sport play a very important part in the life of Windrush Primary School. We believe that P.E. and school sport contribute to the holistic development of our children and through participation, our children build and learn more about our values such as respect, unity, co-operation and kindness for themselves and others.
We are therefore delighted to be able to use the £9,770 Sports Premium to support the development of P.E. and school sport in 2016-17 in the following ways:
As a school we are keen to continue to call on the expertise of outside agencies to further enhance the learning of our children.
Employing a Specialist PE coach to work with teachers and classes
Provide quality assured professional development opportunities for teachers enabling quality teaching and learning for all children
Furthering community links with our local schools
Develop the schools involvement in team sports and competitions
Provide higher quality lessons and improved learning for all
Continue to offer a wide range of school activities to pupils across the school sites.

We have hired the services of a specialist sports coach Wayne Priestman to work across both sites. Wayne works alongside teachers to support their professional development in the teaching of gymnastics, striking and fielding games, ball sports and athletics.
We also enter several sports competitions within the Thamesmead cluster and for the first time this year we have a school football team representing Windrush Charlton made up of boys and girl from Years 3 and 4.
To continuously improve the teaching and learning of PE, class teachers will be expected to attend PE sessions with Mr. Priestman. Throughout each six week block, the class teachers will have an opportunity to observe, team teach and lead parts of PE sessions with support and guidance.  Mr Priestman will provide teachers with verbal feedback about teaching and learning.

Breakfast clubs and lunchtime groups continue to be timetabled throughout the year. This is to maintain the high level of participation that our children have developed in all aspects of sport.

Least Active- lunchtime
AFC AllStars Community clubs at lunchtime, run by Mr Priestman, Mr Farell, Mr Marshall and Mr Penfold. Whilst all children have the opportunity to take part we work closely with children who are less active and need confidence building. All year groups are supported on a rolling basis, with a different year group worked with each day, covering football, netball, ball games, cricket and relay games.

Breakfast Club Activity
Mr Priestman runs a breakfast club team sports session from 8.15am to 8.50 for the children attending breakfast club. This is to ensure these pupils are active prior to school starting to set them up for the day and again develop skills of co-operation and support.

Free School Meals
Children in receipt of FSM will be encouraged to take part in after-school clubs and are supported in doing so through P.E funding. This year at Thamesmead a PE nurture group was run for 2 terms for FSM pupils who needed support to work as a team and work co-operatively.

Summary of Sport Premium funding spent in 2016-17 (from April 1st 2016- March 31st 2017)

AllStars Community clubs run across both sites, before school and during lunchtime.
Wayne Priestman- specialist teacher working with staff across both sites to support teacher knowledge of PE teaching
 Early Years dance specialist providing specialist support for dance teaching in the Nursery at Thamesmead
Extra-Curricular Sports Activities run across both sites- Sense of Arts, Sports 4 Tots, Charlton Athletic Club, Street Dance, AIM Football, Didi Dance and Sports Academy.
Sports Equipment bought in specifically for breakfast and lunchtime sports clubs
New PE equipment to set up 3 Year 4 classes at Charlton. PE equipment replenished on both sites.

Allocation for April 2017-March 2018- 

We expect to receive at least as much Sports Premium Funding for 2017-18 as we have received this year an allocation of £9,770 however this is yet to be finalised.