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Roding Primary School & Nursery with Provision for Deaf Children.

Roding Lane North, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8NP

PE and Sports Premium

  • What is School Sport Premium funding?

    The Government in England has provided additional funding of over £150 million per annum since 2013/14 to improve PE and school sport in primary schools. From September 2017, the funding will be doubled to enable primary schools to make further improvements to the quality and breadth of the PE and sport they offer.

    Purpose of funding:

    Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.


    All pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.


    To achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport in primary schools.
    We would expect indicators of such improvement to include:

    • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick-starting healthy active lifestyles
    • The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
    • Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
    • Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
    • Increased participation in competitive sport
  • Why was the School Sport premium created?

    Playing sport helps to keep people healthy and is good for developing a sense of community. Playing sport at school or in a local club is also the first step to competition at the highest level, which helps improve our reputation as a sporting nation, and contributes to economic growth.

    Unfortunately, when people leave school they often stop playing sports, which means they can’t fulfil their sporting potential, and can lead to a less healthy lifestyle. We want to get more people playing sport safely from a young age, and help them maintain sporting lifestyles, regardless of economic or social background.

  • Plans for use of Sports Premium this year (2017-2018)

    For 2016-17 the Grant will be £10,090, made up of a lump sum of £8,000 plus an additional £5 per pupil based on the number of pupils in Years 1-6 when the School Census is taken each January. Last year there were 418 pupils in the January 2016 census generating additional funding of £2,090. The focus last year was for the professional development of teachers and staff (CPD).

    In this academic year 2017-2018, we will aim to achieve the ‘School Games mark’ by continuing to provide children with as many opportunities to be involved in sporting competitions and clubs. This will be achieved through the following intiatives:

    ⦁ Increase the amount of children attending an after-school club or lunchtime club and increase the activities offered.

    ⦁ Develop expertise of staff at lunchtime and playtimes to offer more structured activities during these times.

    ⦁ To develop the provision of individualised training for teachers through CPD with a specialist PE teacher.

    ⦁ To develop an understanding of the need for practice and application to improve and succeed.

    ⦁ Provide existing staff with training and resources to help them teach PE and sport more effectively

How has the Sports Premium been used so far in previous years?

Roding Primary School was allocated £10,090 for the financial year 2016-17. Details of how this was spent are included here:




Sports Day Equipment inc Bouncy Castles, Medals, Resources etc.

Audit of current sports equipment and purchase of new equipment that is appropriate for KS1&2 and supports a range of activities across the school. Ability to host inter school competitions on site.


Table Tennis Club Spring/Summer ‘17

Extended extracurricular provision offered to children across the school.


MDA Lunchtime Support

(Specialist training on how to run structured sports activities at lunchtime)

Provide access to training for TAs and other adults within our school community who can then support the children by providing structured games and activities during lunchtime.  


Supply for PE coordinator

– Management, planning and organisation of whole school Physical education. Release time off timetable. This also includes time for the PE Co-ordinator to take the school teams to events

Provide the PE coordinator with time to undertake an audit of our provision, observation of lessons, produce an action plan for PE and organise teams.


Netball Match Fees

Giving the pupils a wider competitive arena to play against local teams Fostering a team ethos both with the players but also through support from pupils in school. Ensuring the Olympic values and principals remain at the heart of the schools’ ethos.


2016-17  Total


For a more detailed report as to how this money was spent, including the effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment and how we plan to make sure these improvements are sustainable in 2017-18, please see the report attached here

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