Sport Premium Grant

How the Sport Premium is helping to benefit children at Seaton Sluice First School

High Quality Physical Education:

“Raising standards of all our children in Physical Education.”

At Seaton Sluice First School we have:

  • Regular specialist support from qualified PE teachers and qualified sports coaches working with class teachers to achieve high quality teaching and learning in lessons.
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities for teachers in national and personalised programmes in PE & Sport.
  • Professional quality assured teaching modules & materials for PE & Sport.
  • Pupil leadership opportunities for Year 4.
  • Close links to the local school games organisation.
  • Coaching has been provided by external experts in rugby, football, basketball, skipping, golf and hula hooping in the past 12 months.
  • Lesson observations, benchmarking and coaching support from Northumberland School Games representatives.

Competitive School Sport:

“Encouraging pupil participation and in competitive extra-curricular sport.”

  • Inclusive competitive opportunities, such as Sports Day. Competition implemented in PE lessons using school ‘Houses’.
  • Within the past 12 months, we have entered inter school competitions including football, tri-golf, gymnastics and tag rugby.
  • Entered competitions at both local and county level for football.

Healthy Active Lifestyles:

“Ensuring that all of our children are afforded opportunities to regularly exercise as part of their routine”.

  • ‘Walk on Wednesday’ and ‘Free Wheeling Friday’ promote regular opportunities for children and their family to engage in physical activity.
  • In the summer term, children and their families take part in a sponsored walk.
  • ‘Bikers Breakfast’ and ‘Bling your Bike’ encourage children to come to school on their bike or scooter.
  • Children from year 2 and above are invited to represent the school in the five mile cancer run in May of each year. Prior to the event, a running club is available for all children and parents taking part.
  • A change for life club for 20 KS1 and KS2 children took place in 2014 aimed at ‘inactive’ children.
  • There is currently a weekly football club and a hula hooping club for KS1 children.
  • Playground games makers and Sports Leaders from year 4 encourage children to take part in organised games at break and lunch time.

Measuring the impact of funding:

  • Staff have commented positively on the professional development and training provided by school games representatives.
  • The school has achieved the Silver Award from Sainsbury’s school games – having only achieved Bronze in the past.
  • Over a third of children have taken part in an extra-curricular club in the past 12 months.
  • “I  have picked up lots of interesting and useful ideas for gymnastics”
  • “The warm ups that I have observed are brilliant and I have already started to use them in my own teaching”.