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Sports Funding 2016/2017

Allocation of Money

Warcop C of E Primary School for the year 2016-2017 shall receive £8000 plus £5 per pupil from the government for sports premium grant, totalling £8460.


We shall receive our first allocation on the 29th October 2016 (£4935) and the second allocation on the 27th April 2017 (£3535).


Evaluation of 2015/2016 Spending and Aims for spending in 2016/2017

For the financial year 2015/2016 Warcop C of E Primary School received £8560 from the sports premium grant.


Key Priorities

Key Achievements

Key Learning

Sporting Competitions


2015/2016 Cost



2016/17 Allocation



  • 88% of children eligible attended a sporting competition
  • 63% of children eligible attended more than 1 sporting competition
  • 93% of KS2 children attended a sporting competition
  • 75% of KS2 children attended 1 or more sporting competitions
  • 78% of KS1 children eligible attended a sporting competition
  • 42% of KS1 Children eligible attended more than 1 sporting competition
  • Transport Costs to events, regularly halved with another school.
  • 2013/2014 – 91% of children said they had took part in a sports team
  • 2014/2015 – 93% of children had took part in a sports team
  • 14/15 – 100% of KS2 children has took part in a sports team.


Aim for 2016/2017:

95% of eligible children attending 1 sporting event. 100% of KS2 children attending at least 1 sporting event.

Improving team tracking.

- To continue to share transport costs with another school so that the sports funding budget is not spent as much on transporting children to events, rather than impacting their sporting attainment.

Professional Coaching Received via Eden Valley Sports Partnership


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • Balance Bikes KS1
  • Bikeability KS2
  • Badminton – Y2 and 3
  • Football – KS2
  • Kwik Cricket – Y6
  • Great coaching, good for staff to see how to coach these sports as a specialist.


Aim for 2016/2017:

A different variety of sports to broaden understanding and Horizon.

Extra Coaching outside of the EVSP


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • Newcastle Falcons Rugby and Maths
  • La Crosse with Mike Orme
  • Karate Taster Sessions
  • Great to have variety in La Crosse, a sport children had never heard of and attend a competition.
  • Karate Taster Sessions has led some children to take up Karate out of school hours.


Aims for 2016/2017:

-Newcastle Falcons Rugby to continue with different theme – Healthy Eating.

-La Crosse to continue with new Y6 and tournament.

-Invite another ‘unusual’ sport in for taster sessions, possibly Fencing involving Action Ants.

Swimming and Water Safety







  • 100% of children attended Swimming Lesson at Appleby Swimming Pool
  • They are all working towards swimming competently, confidently and proficiently over varying distances up to 25m.
  • They are thought to use a range of stroke effectively.
  • Those recognised as more confident swimmers are taught to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
  • Children love going swimming and it is great to take every single child. Not only learning swimming skills but many independent life skills.


Aims for 2016/2017

-To continue to provide excellent opportunities for children who are learning to swim.

-To provide safe rescue, medical and sporting injuries training to children so that they know what to do in emergency situations.

School Trip


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • We held a trip to Gateshead International Athletics Stadium, for the whole school.
  • Valuable to show the children something of international quality in build up to the Olympic Games. Great experience and inspiration for aspiring athletes.


Aims for 2016/2017

-To offer a school trip based around outdoor pursuits. Such as paddle boarding, canoeing or climbing in the lake district.

Staff CPD and Training


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • PE Co-ordinator attended a very helpful course on PE. “Top Sport Course in association with Matalan”

Aims for 2016/2017

-To offer a PE course or training to key staff from KS1 and KS2 to help lead and develop sporting implementation across the school.

-Staff Meeting on PE to be held to remind staff of the basics, and new ideas, for PE lessons and coaching.

Warcop Cup

An ‘in house’ sporting competition.

Hosting Netball and Football Tournament


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • Quicksticks Hockey, continuing tradition of a different sport each year.
  • Competitive sport, with rewards and prizes.
  • KS1 and KS2 separate tournaments, but combine to create winning teams.
  • Teams picked randomly to ensure fair and even teams, with friendships distributed.
  • Annual football/netball tournament for local schools to attend.
  • 45 Children across KS2 and all KS1 children took part in the Warcop Cup this year. Introducing children to competitive sport in a friendly environment.
  • Team names based on Olympic Host Cities, extra learning included geography.
  • Great to host other local schools, giving children cross-school competitive experience.


Aim for 2016/2017:

-To continue running the Warcop Cup, with a new sport. Encouraging children to get involved in friendly rivalry.

-To develop a programme of cross curricular learning based around the Warcop Cup.

Outdoor Gym Equipment


2015/16 Cost



2016/17 Allocation


  • We previously bought 2 pieces of outdoor gym equipment, which the children love to use. With a lottery grant and a supplement from sports funding we bought enough for 15 children to go on at once.
  • This has been great for getting children active at play times and lunch times.
  • Also it could be used for class aerobic sessions.


Aims for 2016/2017

-To use the equipment and develop a system for tracking how much children use it.

-To invest in new equipment to boost exercise at break times and in PE lessons.

Equipment Updates and Other Miscellaneous items.


2015/16 Cost



2016/16 Allocation


  • Replacement of the Old PE Shed, did not happen. However we bought new shelving in order to organise and maintain the Old Shed safely. Which has solved the problem for now.
  • New equipment includes, updating football, netballs and rugby balls. A La Crosse set for practicing. A class set of badminton racquets and shuttlecocks. Indoor Curling Equipment. Dodgeball set.
  • New Sports Kit including new Netball and Football strips to match the school sports colours, purple.
  • Logging system for new kit implemented.
  • New Netball Posts
  • Use of the New Village Hall, costing for each time we use it.


Aims for 2016/2017

 -To use equipment bought more widely across the curriculum, especially now we have use of the New Village Hall across the winter ‘indoor’ season.

-To update logging system and ensure kit is being returned.

-Have a regularly booked slot with the village hall for classes to use, for different sports including badminton.

-Look at the purchase of 2 badminton nets with easy assembly for use in village hall.


Impact Statements

  • 80% of Staff said confidence had improved as a direct result of receiving good quality CPD. Impacting on PE teaching across the school. 80% ask for more CPD training, to help improve lessons further.
  • Trailed Athletics Assessment in 2015/2016 had a positive impact across the school according to teachers. 100% of teachers would like to invest in more specific assessments as it help focus staff and children on achieving goals. Giving something to drive towards. Staff believed it had a direct impact positively on children's motivation in PE.
  • 85% of Children took part in the Warcop Cup, 100% enjoying the competition for different reasons. (Top 3, Fair/Mixed ability teams - 29%, Competitive - 19% and Being active/taking par -10%)
  • 74% of pupils have a positive view of PE in school, 24% have a neutral attitude, 1% have a negative attitude.
  • 93% of Children think the school is well equipped for PE. 8 children asked for archery equipment and 3 asked for a swimming pool.
  • 63% of children enjoy having professional coaches in school. 48% said it was more fun and 26% said they learnt more. 100% of staff think having coaches in is a good think for their own development however the timing of visits could be improved.
  • 78% of children think they have achieved in PE and 74% said that their teacher impacted on their learning.