PE and Sport FUNDING 2016-2017 – SPORTS PREMIUM
At Ashbrook School we were excited to be awarded best infant school PE curriculum for school year 2015/2016 across Milton Keynes. We received a certificate and trophy with our school engraved on it, which is to be kept in pride of place for a year.
Extra government funding for PE continues to be given to all schools to be used to support and encourage children to lead healthy lifestyles and to participate in a variety of different PE experiences. The funding also supports teacher training and planning, in order to deliver a High Quality PE curriculum in the school for your children. The sport funding can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.
We are looking carefully at the funding this year to ensure continued progression of learning and positive encouragement of participation in PE by all children. Providing new opportunities and awareness of a variety of sports, new and old and encouraging a love of sport and fitness for their future. Our teaching aims to achieve a high level of fitness and achieve agility, balance and co-ordination through exciting lessons and fitness days.
The total amount of funding to be received by the school will £8,600. At Ashbrook School the funding has been allocated in the following ways:
To “buy in” to the Milton Keynes School Partnership package, which provides opportunities for;
This year we are undertaking training in the following areas:
Outside agencies, specifically training in areas of PE and sport, are working alongside class teachers and together with the children in 6 week blocks:
Other PE experiences for the children:
At our recent training, we were informed of the government’s initiative to encourage one hour more exercise daily, with raised heart rates amongst children, to combat obesity and being unfit. As a result of this, we are organising an active afternoon to encourage children to learn and play new games at lunch and playtimes.
Examples of intended impact include: