All schools receive funds to improve the provision of Physical Education and Sport in school (Sport Premium).
Whole school impact
Here is some of the sporting achievements we achieved over previous academic years:
• An investment into the Real Legacy Programme to enhance the development of PE across the school to have whole school impact (2nd Year).
• PE Co-ordinator attended Real Leaders training to improve the quality of Sports Leaders across the school.
• Fitness Groove active assemblies 3 days a week outside to increase physical activity with medals included.
• All staff received training in delivering high quality dance lessons through showcase lessons and twilight training.
• Weekly “Get Fitter” challenges set in assembly with nominations and winners presented with awards.
• 25 Sporting Events attended across the academic year.
• Over 70% of KS2 were recorded to have represented the school in competition or sport.
• Nursery staff trained in Real Play to now be able to engage families through physical play at home.
• PE Monitoring and teacher support to improve the quality of teaching of PE across the school.
• School Games Platinum Status gained for 2021-22 for being gold for 5 consecutive years.
• Staff survey showed all staff enjoy and feel confident teaching PE. Pupils survey showed 90% enjoy PE lessons and 76% feel successful during lessons.
• Play leaders employed for every class to encourage more physical activity and games. • TA’s given training to improve the effective use of a TA during PE lessons.
• 100% of all TA’s stated that the training now made them feel more confident about their role as a TA during a PE lesson.
• Outdoor Learning provided across the year to targeted classes.
• Handball introduced to curriculum.
• Cross Country Club provided Monday, Wednesday and Friday for KS2. Over 150 children attended.
• 67% of the school cycled, scooted or walked to school during The Big Pedal. As a school we made 3,431 active journeys across the 2 weeks.
• Links with Sussex Cricket to deliver a term of cricket lessons to Yr3 pupils
• Links with local green grocer to promote healthy eating challenges across the school. £100 vouchers split to winners to buy healthy foods.
• Sandown were awarded the Platinum Award for the Schools Games Mark.
• The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Platinum can only be achieved once gained gold status for 5 consecutive years.
See full PE Premium report for quotes.