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The Government provided funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013/14 and 2014/15 and 2015/16 to provide new, substantial primary school sport funding. This funding was jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and saw money going directly to primary schools to spend on improving the quality of, and participation in, sport and PE for all their children.

The government has continued this funding for Primary PE and school sport; meaning primary schools are able to put in place longer term plans to further improve provision. 

School Sports Premium Funding

Please find below details on how we have spent/intend to spend our allocation this year, along with details of other provision across the school.

The previous years' allocations and spend are also available below for information and comparison.

Physical Education and Sports Provision at Overdale Junior School

At Overdale Junior School, we strive to promote healthy and active lifestyles and aim to provide sporting opportunities for all our pupils. We have a long standing tradition for sporting success across a range of sports including football, swimming, athletics, and cross country. This year, we are continuing to provide our pupils with more opportunities than ever before through PE lessons, extra-curricular provision and competitions.

In July 2019, we reapplied for our School Games Mark and we are pleased to say we were awarded Gold for the forth year running, which is a great achievement. We have also received significant recognition of our achievements from the Leicester City School Sports Partnership and Leicestershire and Rutland Sport. We aim to use the Sport Premium Funding to further enhance our provision and work hard to retain our Gold School Games Award and apply for Platinum at the end of the academic year 2019-20.

We are really pleased with the successful use of our Twitter account as a means to regularly communicate with parents and the community with news and information related to sport and PE at Overdale Junior School. This has been very well received and has a growing number of followers made up of parents, local schools and sports providers/companies. Do have a look and follow us at @ojsSport!

All pupils participate in at least an hour’s quality PE lesson per week (wherever possible this is considerably more -please see our curriculum plans), along with regular ‘supermovers’ sessions, Daily Mile and other activities which enhance their curriculum PE provision. Throughout the year, year 5 children participate in a weekly swimming lesson at Aylestone swimming pool. In addition, a number of lunchtime and after-school enrichment clubs are held throughout the academic year. Clubs change periodically due to demand and suitability; with some clubs open to the whole school and others targeted to different children, ensuring there are multiple opportunities for all. Our uptake of children attending clubs tends to be very high.

This year, we are again lucky enough to be able to have our sports coach, Mr Stevens working with us in school. He is working with children in curriculum PE Time, PPA coaching time and lunchtimes/afterschool sessions. We also have 2 sports coaches on the playgrounds at lunchtime to help children organise games and activities amongst their friends.

Sports Premium Funding

The Government provided funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 to provide new, substantial primary school sport funding. This funding was jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and saw money going directly to primary schools to spend on improving the quality of, and participation in, sport and PE for all their children.

The government doubled this funding for Primary PE and school sport in 2017-2018 and 2018-2019, meaning primary schools were able to put in place longer term plans to further improve provision. We have been lucky enough to receive this funding again for the academic year 2019-2020.

Please find below details on our Sports Premium allocation and find out how this is being used at our school:

School Sports Premium Funding 2019-2020

So far for 2019-2020, the Sport Premium Funding we will receive is £16000 plus £10 per pupil based on eligible pupils on roll.

Total allocation for 2019-2020: £20,250

Please find below details on how we have spent/intend to spend our allocation this year, along with details of other provision across the school:

 

Carried forward from 2018/19

£5505.31

 

DATE

 

PROVISION

 

IMPACT

 

COST

 

Autumn/Spring term

Year 5 curriculum swimming

To work towards children being able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres by the end of year 6.

Not funded through Sport Premium budget.

 

Summer term

Year 6 intervention swimming

Targeted intervention to work towards children being able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres by the end of year 6.

£500

Sept 2019 – July 2020

 

Equipment

 

Various equipment essential to the delivery of PE, sports clubs and interventions

£1000

Sept 2019– July 2021

 

PE & School Support Package – Leicester City School Sports Partnership

Ability to enter School Games competitions and access local support and training opportunities

 

£1300

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Leicester Schools and District Affiliation/FA Rice Bowl Fee

School able to enter a football team into the Schools League, Girls’ League and the FA Rice Bowl Cup

£355

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Cross country/Athletics coach Wayne Walker

 

High quality coaching provided – lunchtime club offered free to all children. This year we are offering all year round athletics coaching as well as cross country training. Around 40-80 children attending weekly.

Links growing with Owls athletics/running club resulting in higher numbers of children attending the out of school club and beginning to compete in regional competitions.

£1500

Approx. half of this will not be spent due to Covid 19

Sept 2019 – July 2020

AfPE registration

 

£113

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Contribution to PE Lead release time

Mrs Chalk/Mrs Weston release time enabling planning, implementing of curriculum and extra-curricular provision over the year. Different staff members accompanying children to competitions and events

£4000

Sept 2019 – July 2020

 

Year 6 specialised coaching – Mr Stevens

Metcalf Multisport

High quality curriculum PE sessions.

Not funded through Sport Premium budget.

 

Sept 2019 – July 2020

 

PPA cover - sports coaching Mr Stevens

Metcalf Multisport

High quality PE sessions. 6 week rotation; children coached in a wide variety of physical activity.

 

Not funded through Sport Premium budget.

 

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Sports coach – Mr Stevens

Metcalf Multisport

High quality PE provision provided by Metcalf Multisport

£3800

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Lunch time playground activity coaches

Metcalf Multisport

High quality playground coaching provided by Metcalf Multisport

£8550

Summer term

Climbing Wall – Nurture group

Supporting National Sports week and giving the Nurture group children the opportunity to participate in a new and exciting activity, helping build confidence and team work skills.

£335

Did not happen due to Covid 19

Summer term

Red Panda Agency – themed workshops

As part of our School Games Day, all children will take part in a Mini Olympics event and 3 workshops: Carnival, Free Running – Parkour, Hula Hooping and Freestyle Basketball. The workshops helped raise the profile of the School Games Day, enabling us to celebrate the year’s activities with all children taking part in new activities.

£1600

Did not happen due to Covid 19

Summer term

Leicester School Sports Partnership Conference

Staff CPD

£114

Did not happen due to Covid 19

Sept 2019 – July 2020

Swimming Charter

 

£50

Summer term

Transport to competitions

Able to enter various competitions throughout the year, resulting in the most children we have ever had being able to experience competitive sport by representing the school.

£1500

 

 

Total

£24,717

 

 

 

Carried forward to 2020/21

 

£1038.31

 

The sports premium budget has allowed us to increase the amount of physical activity that children at Overdale Juniors are exposed to. The employment of Mr Stevens from Metcalf Multi sports has given the school a dedicated member of staff who is instrumental in the children feeling more engaged with the activities that are on offer. It has also ensured we are able to provide a broad and balanced extra curricular offer that meets all children’s needs.

The funding has also allowed us to ensure that equipment is safe and replaced when necessary and that we have enough for all children to participate, especially during the Covid 19 outbreak.

Having coaches on the playground at lunchtime has helped structure play, reducing the amount of friction on the playground and getting more children involved in physical activity at lunchtime.

We have been able to continue taking part in competitions, funding transport to events and equipment needed to take part in competitions.

The funding has also allowed release time for PE coordinators to facilitate and organise the PE provision, both curriculum and extra curricular. This has been one morning a week over the course of the year.

Due to Covid 19, some of our planned activities were unable to happen. As a result, any funds left unspent will be carried forwards to next year to further enhance our provision of physical activity within the school.