RIVERSIDE PRIMARY ACADEMY ADDITIONAL SPORTS FUNDING 2016 – 2017
As part of the Governments sports funding initiative, Riverside Primary Academy will receive £9075. This funding will be paid in two instalments.
- £5183 in November 2016
- £3892 in May 2017
The sports funding in 2016 – 2017 will be used to employ a part-time sports assistant who is a qualified sports coach. Additional funding from the school budget will be used to supplement the sports funding. The sports assistant is utilised throughout the school and has the following responsibilities and duties:
- To provide new and different sports clubs, as part of our wrap around provision, which engage more pupils in afterschool activities.
- To coach and upskill teaching staff as part of their professional development for Physical Education from Nursery to Year 6.
- To support the teaching and learning of sports and Physical Education.
- To facilitate and organise sports competitions with local schools.
- To provide sports activities and games for pupils during lunch time and break times to increase pupil engagement in sport and increase physical activity.
- Throughout all of this work promoting confidence, resilience and teamwork with our pupils.
- Development of sports leadership to ensure the continuous provision of sports.
Teaching staff will use their new skills to continue to promote sports and physical activity in teaching and use their increased knowledge from coaching CPD to improve the quality of teaching.
A greater number of pupils will have increased confidence and improved ability in sporting skills; pupils will be able to transfer these skills to other sports and curriculum areas.
Riverside Primary Academy Additional Sports Funding 2015 – 2016
As part of the Governments sports funding initiative, Riverside Primary Academy will receive £8825. This funding will be paid in two instalments.
There is a planned carry forward of £1127.
Intended Spend for 2015 – 2016 is as follows:
- £5000 will be spent on Peak Sports teaching which includes CPD for teaching staff.
- £250 will be spent on cricket coaching from Durham Cricket Board which includes CPD for staff. It is anticipated that pupil participation in cricket events will increase and their skill and ability within cricket will be developed to a much higher level. Two KS2 classes will benefit from this coaching.
- £2984 will be used to access a range of specialist sporting facilities in the local area. This will increase the variety of new sporting opportunities for our pupils and develop a range of new skills.
- Apprentice teaching assistant Cost budgeted in last year’s grant*.
- £1127 carry forward will be supplemented by the school reserves this academic year (agreed by the governors). This gives the school a total of £12627 to be spent on permanent sports equipment within the school grounds.