Physical Education, Fitness and Competitive Sport
'Together we learn, together we grow. With faith, love and God beside us.'
At St Nicholas, our vision statement above reflects our commitment to providing the best possible opportunities for children to enjoy physical activity and keep healthy.
Additional government funding has been given to schools (Sports Premium) to improve provision of physical education and sport. This funding has significantly raised the profile of keeping fit and being healthy in our school.
In 2014/15 we received £10,124. Below is a summary of our expenditure.
Additional after school and lunchtime Sports Clubs 3,901
Small ratio 1:2 coaching for non-swimmers and those who excel 2,723
Specialist staff training 300
Qualified coaches for leading competitive sport 2,424
Resources for extending competitive sport 776
In 2015/16 we received £10,490. Below is a summary of our expenditure:
Additional after school Sports Clubs 3,150
Small ratio 1:2 coaching for non-swimmers and those who excel 2,858
Physical Education Leadership 1,000
Qualified coaches for leading competitive sport 3,182
Resources for extending competitive sport 300
The impact of funding over the past 2 years has been tremendous:-
In 2016/17 we expect to receive £10,414. This funding will be used to support the priorities set by the Leader for Physical Education.
Key Areas for Development:
1.More Interhouse competitions
2. Wider variety of clubs for participation (incl. links with sports clubs)
3. More opportunities for children to participate in fixtures/tournaments/matches/events against other schools
4. Continue to target inactivity within the school
5. Aim for Gold School Games Mark