PE Funding

Academic year 2017-2018

Total number of pupils on roll: 163

Total grant amount: £16,980

Objectives of spend:

  • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
  • The profile of PE and sport is 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


Action Strategies Funding allocated Impact / Sustainability
Buy into Henry Cort PE teaching partnership. Most classes to be taught once a week by PE specialist.

Teacher to observe, participate and use as CPD to continue to teach PE units.


£3,990 Expert PE teachers delivering high quality lessons to children.

Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff teaching PE through working alongside PE specialist.

Should PE funding be stopped in the future: staff are well trained to maintain high quality PE

Maintain and improve physical education equipment As the school grows, new equipment to be purchased in line with this.

Inventory carried out at the beginning of each school year. New equipment to be ordered as necessary.

Smaller orders to top up equipment throughout the year.

£5,800 Broad range of well-maintained equipment to provide children with a broader range of sports and activities offered within lessons.

Pupils and staff are encouraged to take care of equipment, to ensure it lasts for an appropriate amount of time

Rock Challenge. Pupils in Y3-Y5 involved in after school rehearsals and then performing a dance at the Portsmouth Guildhall. £600 High impact on the pupils who took part and those who have watched the dance online since. Number of pupils for 2019 Rock Challenge have significantly increased.

Larger number of staff and volunteers involved for 2019. Additional budget of up to £1000 provided for set, costumes, props, transport.

Maintain and improve active playtime activities. Purchase and organise new play equipment and storage, to ensure all children are offered a range of active play time activities. £200 Wide range of activities to be available to all children during their active playtimes.

Review and replace playtime equipment on an annual basis as required.

Improve quality of dance and gymnastic teaching. Purchase into PE suite software.

PE leader to deliver CPD training to be able to use software.

£1000 Increased confidence and knowledge for teachers.

Use of video software to provide valuable tool when teaching dance and gymnastics.

Staff have a high quality resource and Subject Leader to refer back to for ideas and advice.

Broader range of sports and activities offered to all pupils. Cricket coaching to be delivered to Y1-Y3 during Autumn term.



Multi-skills club provided to children free of charge.

No cost due to staff giving time to partnership.



Expert coaches delivering high quality lessons to children.

Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of staff working alongside cricket coaches.

Broader range of sports offered to children to improve engagement of children in regular physical activity.

Continuing both cricket coaching and free Multi-skills club on an annual basis.

Y5 Bikeability week Pupils in Y5 had daily small group sessions to develop their skills and confidence when riding their bike, both on the playground and local roads. No cost Pupils were highly engaged during the week, and many parents reported an increase in interested in cycling.

Continue to work with HCC and Bikeability to provide this free of charge to families in 2019.

PE assessment statements from the Foundation Assessment Journeys to be reviewed.


PE planning and whole school overview to be reviewed.

PE leader to slim down Foundation Assessment Journey in line with the National Curriculum Objectives.

PE leader to share with staff.

PE leader to be released to meet with PE specialist to review overview and planning (3 mornings)

£240 All class teachers have a good understanding of their pupils’ attainment in PE.


All class teachers equipped with adequate planning to increase confidence with teaching PE.

Termly cover to be continued next academic year to review overview and planning.

Outdoor Leader training. Y5 Residential Group Leader attended Outdoor Leader training day run by Hampshire Outdoor Service. £100 Enabled Y5 residential to take place.
Raise the profile of sport and exercise in and out of school. Value sporting achievements in Celebration Worship each week.

Purchase display board for hall to raise the profile of PE and sport for children and visitors.

£50 Pupils proud to be involved on display board which is increasing engagement in physical activity.
To improve the Y4 pupils confidence and skills in swimming. 8 hours of swimming lessons, led by qualified swim instructors at the local pool. £1,660 Pupils were highly engaged in the lessons and overall made good progress. Some pupils continued to swim regularly after this series of lessons.