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Sports Premium Funding for 2017-2018

 

How are we planning to spend our PE and sport grant?

We believe in providing children with a broad and balanced PE curriculum, which will motivate children to lead healthy lifestyles. From this government this year our school has received the allocated sports grant funding of £9859. The children and staff at Cuerden will benefit from specialist coaching. An impact on progress will be supported by our PE assessment tracker.

 

From September 2017 to July 2018 the sports grant has been spent upon:

     1. Buying into the South Ribble Sports Partnership School’s Coaching Programme:

  • Tots on Tyres Level 1 (Reception)
  • Tots on Tyres Level 2 (Reception)
  • Gymnastics (Year 1, 2, 3 and 4)
  • Dance (Year 1, 2, 5 and 6)
  • Outdoors and Adventure (Year 3, 4, 5 and 6)

 

2. After School Clubs run by South Ribble Sports Partnership:

  • Cheerleading (Year 1 and 2)
  • Fun fitness club (Year 1 and 2)
  • Gymnastics (Year 3 and 4)
  • Dance (Year 5 and 6)
  • Non-contact boxing (Year 5 and 6)
  • Archery (Year 3 and 4)

 

IMPACT: 39 out of 112 pupils (35%) participated in an After School sports club in the Autumn Term.

 

     3. South Ribble Sports Team have also run Bikeability with Year 6.

 

     4. The whole school will also participate in the Dance from the Heart event in the Summer Term. Staff and children will be involved in a half-day leadership course to support the rest of the school in learning the dance routine.

 

The cost of this coaching support is: £3570


    5. Buying into the Premier League Primary Stars programme run by Preston North End Football Club. Throughout the year each class will have two slots to work with a trained coach to learn basic skills such as throwing and catching to enable them to play a range of sports for example netball and tennis.

 

The cost of this coaching support is: £3000

 

    6. The school will also participate in Football and High 5 Netball coaching sessions and tournaments with other local schools.

 

Other uses of the sports funding:

 

  • Providing quality training for staff alongside qualified coaches to raise their confidence in teaching PE and Sport.
  • Resources e.g. PE and sports equipment and new playtime toys.
  • Training updates for lunchtime play leaders to continue running Change 4 Life.
  • Outdoor trips and activities for an outdoor-themed Special Interest Week.
  • Transport to and from competitive events.
  • Sports Council badges.

 

Overall Total so far: £7256.25

 

Impact of the sports funding:

 

  • Increased opportunities to participate in competitive sport and friendly matches.
  • Improvement in the quality of teaching and learning across different aspects of PE.
  • A continued awareness amongst pupils about healthy lifestyles.
  • Increased opportunities for the children to be active at playtimes.
  • Bikeability has developed Y6 pupils’ proficiency to be road ready.
  • Additional opportunities for children in Reception to receive expert coaching (Tots on Tyres and Preston North End basic skills coaching)
  • Sports Council members have been appointed to discuss how to continue to raise the profile of PE & Sport around school.
  • ’Pupil Voice’ interviews will be carried out as part of the Investors in Pupils award to discuss the children’s thoughts and views on PE and physical activity.
  • There is evidence of more pupils joining out of school sports clubs as a result of the coaching and experiences that they have received and been offered in school.
  • The children will benefit from learning a wider variety of skills from the expertise of qualified coaches.

Sports Council
 

This year's Sports Council members are:

Year 2 - Libby and Joshua

Year 3 - Olivia and Maxwell

 

We will hold half termly meetings to discuss our roles and responsibilities including raising the profile of PE and Sport at our school, increasing the range of physical activities available at playtimes and discussing how we can participate in more competitive events.

 

Our first job of the year was to present the football team with their brand new football kit!

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Premier League Primary Stars Football Kit

(written by the Sports Council)

 

Pupils and staff are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars football kit.

 

In the Summer Term Miss Chapman contacted the Premier League Primary Stars programme to apply for a chance to win our school a new football kit. She completed a questionnaire to explain why Cuerden Church School deserved the chance to win.

 

Earlier this term we found out that Cuerden had been successful in the competition and had been selected to receive a new football kit. The new kit is sponsored by Nike with the Premier League logo on the sleeve. The colours have been specifically chosen to match our school colours of yellow and blue.

 

The Sports Council presented the football team with their brand new kit. They are very excited to wear the kit at the next tournament just like their football heroes. Dominic and Morgan said, "The kits are very comfortable and will make us look professional on the pitch."

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Ju Jitsu taster session

 

This week two Ju Jitsu instructors visited school to offer taster sessions to each class. Year 1 learnt some simple moves used in the martial art:

 

"We had to use a kick to try and push the instructor over." - Kyle

 

"We had to use our hands to block our partner." - Faith

 

"At the end of the lesson we had to bow to our partner." - Jenson

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High 5 Netball coaching

 

On Monday 6th November, nine children from Year 6 participated in a High 5 Netball coaching session at Lostock Hall Academy. They learnt the rules of the game and lots of skills including different passes and footwork. We are hoping to make up a team ready for a tournament in the Spring Term.

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A surprise visit from Preston North End footballers

 

On Wednesday 8th November we received a surprise visit from two PNE footballers, Callum Woods and Tom Barkhuizen, as part of our involvement in the Premier League Primary Stars programme. All of the children participated in a question and answer session with Callum and Tom. Afterwards, the Sports Councillors asked them for autographs and had their photograph taken. Joshua was very impressed and said, "It was really good to meet professional footballers."
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After our surprise visit from Callum and Tom we appeared in the next match day programme! Click the link below to read the article. 

Cuerden Church School in the PNE matchday programme

Cheerleading

 

Over the last several weeks 10 children from Years 1 and 2 have worked with Sian from South Ribble at Cheerleading Club. They have learnt lots of different moves to put together a routine. During the last session of the club the children invited along their parents to watch their show. They did a super job and we are now looking forward to incorporating it into our Infant Nativity production! Thank you to everyone who came along to watch. 

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Sports Premium Funding for 2016-2017

 

How are we planning to spend our PE and sport grant?

The government has funded every school to enable high quality Sport, Physical Exercise and Well-Being activities to be provided.

 

This year our school received the allocated sports grant of £8,809. Over 8 teachers and 184 children will benefit from specialist coaching, this will had a major impact on the rates of progress which will be supported by our PE assessment tracker.

 

From September 2016 to July 2017 the sports grant has been spent upon:

 

  1. Buying into the South Ribble Sports Partnership School's Coaching Programme:
  • Tennis (Year 3 and 4)
  • KS1 Multi-Skills (Year 1 and 2)
  • Hockey (Year 5 and 6)
  • Mini Movers (Reception)
  • Gymnastics (Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 5)
  • Cricket (Year 5 and 6)
  • Netball (Year 3 and 4)
  • Dance (Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4)
  • Beyond Sport (Year 6)
  • Tots on Tyres Levels 1 and 2 (Reception)
  • KS2 Multi-Skills (Year 5 and Year 6)

 

2. After School Clubs run by South Ribble Sports Partnership:

  • Tennis (Lower Key Stage 2)
  • KS1 Multi-Skills
  • Hockey (Upper Key Stage 2)
  • Football (Key Stage 1)
  • Gymnastics (Lower Key Stage 2)
  • Cricket (Upper Key Stage 2)
  • Gymnastics (Key Stage 1)
  • Netball (Lower Key Stage 1)
  • Dance (Lower Key Stage 2)
  • Dance (Upper Key Stage 2)
  • Dance (Key Stage 1)
  • Upper KS2 Multi-Skills

 

IMPACT! during the Autumn and Spring terms, 82 out of 157 pupils (52%)  from Year 1 to Year 6 took part in at least one after-school Sports Club.  This is an increased level of engagement in sporting activities.

 

3. South Ribble Sports Team will also run Bikeability with Year 6.

 

4. As a whole school we will also be participating in Dance from the Heart in the Summer Term. Staff and children will be involved in a half-day leadership course to support the rest of the school in learning the dance.

 

The cost of this coaching support is: £6120 (South Ribble Partnerships amount).

 

5. The school also plan to participate in Football and High 5 Netball tournaments.

 

Other uses of the sports funding:

  • Providing quality training for staff to raise their confidence and competence in teaching PE and Sport e.g. New to Subject Leadership course and Active Literacy courses.
  • Resources e.g. PE and sports equipment, including prizes for Sports Day.
  • Lunchtime supervisors and welfare staff to run Change 4 Life.

 

Overall total: £7801.40

 

IMPACT! -During the spring term, Year 5 and welfare staff took part in change4life training- Junior pupils now help lunchtime staff to engage younger pupils in active games activities.  The children also learn to follow rules, take turns and develop skills of cooperation.

 

Intended impacts for sports funding:

  • The impact on the children's health, wellbeing and academic progress will be at least good.
  • The children will have the opportunity to participate in competitive sport, friendly matches and other competitive events.
  • There will be increased opportunities for all children to participate in active games and activities at playtimes.
  • Greater awareness amongst pupils about healthy lifestyles. There will be an improved attitude towards sports and physical activities from children who have previously been less active.
  • Bikeability - developing Y6 pupils' proficiency to be road ready.
  • An increase in the number of After School clubs and extra-curricular activities offered to the children in the Early Years.
  • An increase in attendance at After School clubs and other extra-curricular activities from children in the Early Years and Key Stage 1.
  • Additional opportunities for children in Reception to receive expert coaching (Tots on Tyres Levels 1 and 2, Mini Movers and Gymnastics).
  • The pupils will be introduced to a wider variety of sports e.g. High 5 Netball and Hockey.
  • 'Pupil Voice' interviews will be carried out as part of 'Investors in Pupils' to discover the children's thoughts and views on PE and Physical Activity.

Change4life Training

Change4life Training 1
Change4life Training 2
Change4life Training 3

Dance from the Heart 2017

Timetable for South Ribble Active Schools' Programme 2016-2017

Timetable for South Ribble Active Schools' Programme 2015-2016

Cuerden Football Team win first place in their league

Cuerden Football Team win first place in their league 1
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Year 6 children enjoying 'Bikeability'
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