Premium Funding 2017-18
Primary School is dedicated to raising standards of PE across school.
our Sainsbury’s School Games Bronze Medal in July 2016, and are applying for
the Silver Medal this year!
proven a clear link between health and wellbeing of students and their
educational outcomes and this is at the forefront of our PE curriculum.
are involved in an enriched physical exercise program during curriculum time,
which includes a variety of activities designed to challenge and inspire the
children. As well as these curriculum activities, Highfield Primary School
provides every child with the opportunity to take part in enrichment clubs
after school, which again cover a wide range of sports.
research has shown that participation in extra-curricular activities also has a
positive effect on attainment and every child is offered the opportunity to
join a club.
Highfield, our aim is to provide children with experiences in sports that they
haven’t played before such as badminton, cricket, handball and ‘indoor’
athletics as well as more traditional activities which they enjoy. To help us
deliver this, we have used some of the money we have received to pay for expert
coaching for the children and professional development for staff at the school.
Rees Sport are providing coaching during curriculum time in Key Stage 1 and 2.
We have also had specialist clubs/coaching from Bolton Wanderers FC, Farnworth
Social Circle Cricket Club and dance teachers/instructors.
past year, we identified the following areas to use the Sports Premium Funding
funding to ensure that all children at Highfield are provided with high quality
sports provision both within and outside of the curriculum. The money this year
has been spent on:
a specialist PE teacher for two afternoons a week to work alongside teachers
when planning, delivering and assessing PE lessons with children to improve the
learning and achievement of the children and the professional development of
provide extra-curricular clubs, provided by Rees Sport, to children across all
year groups in a range of different sports and improve the percentage of
work alongside Farnworth cluster schools to give children opportunities to
compete against other schools.
continue to replace and enhance resources in the school used for the provision
of PE and Sport
continue to provide additional swimming lessons for all Year 4 children (they
will receive a total of 25 sessions over 3 years).
To provide a
Daily Mile Track on the school field for use by all classes. The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and
mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or
personal circumstances. Research has shown that The Daily Mile can even
A breakdown of spending in 2017-18
swimming sessions for Y4 £4050
with cluster £500
lessons led by Rees Sport £4650
Total Spent £20,650