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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 £14,955. 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 balance bikes (Reception) - To develop coordination and balance as well as providing children with the skills needed to travel safely - £175

 

  • Tots on Tyres Level 2 pedal bikes (Reception) - To develop coordination and balance as well as providing children with 'learn to ride' training - £300

 

  • Gymnastics (Year 1, 2, 3 and 4) - The children will work alongside a specialist coach to learn a variety of movements, shaping, travelling, rolling, balancing, partner work, strength and flexibility - £650

 

  • Dance (Year 1, 2, 5 and 6) - To learn a choreographed dance sequence and develop physical coordination, balance and agility as well as musicality and creative ability - £650

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  • Outdoors and Adventure (Year 3, 4, 5 and 6) - This blends orienteering, team building and problem-solving techniques together and introduces children to fun and challenging new activities, helping them to build their self-confidence and an interest in the outdoors - £650

 

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

  • Cheerleading (Year 1 and 2) - Children work with a specialist coach who gives them an introduction to cheerleading - £150

 

IMPACT: The routine that the children learnt at this After School Club was incorporated into the Infant Nativity production to showcase their achievements to families and the whole school. 

 

  • Fun fitness club (Year 1 and 2) - A variety of fun cardio fitness sessions including aerobics, skipping and circuits - £150

 

  • Gymnastics (Year 3 and 4) - Working alongside a specialist coach to learn a variety of movements, shaping, travelling, rolling, balancing, partner work, strength and flexibility - £150

 

  • Dance (Year 5 and 6) - To learn choreographed dance sequences and develop physical coordination, balance and agility as well as musicality and creative ability - £150

 

  • Non-contact boxing (Year 5 and 6) - An introduction to the basic skills of boxing. Children use fun equipment to learn stance, guard, footwork and basic punches - £150

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  • Archery (Year 3 and 4) - An introduction to archery where the children will learn how to improve their technique in a fun and structured environment either indoors or outdoors - £150

 

IMPACT: 35% (39 out of 112 pupils in Years 1, 2, 3 and 4) participated in an After School sports club in the Autumn Term.

 

IMPACT:  75% (33 out of 44 Year 5 and Year 6 pupils) participated in After School sports clubs in the Spring Term.

 

     3. South Ribble Sports Team will also run Bikeability with Year 6 which is free of charge for all schools. This cycling proficiency will give the children the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on roads. 

 

     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 whole school will then perform the routine in an exciting roadshow. The cost of this is £70.

 

The cost of this coaching support and the after school clubs is: £3395


    5. Buying into the Premier League Primary Stars and Community Education Trust programme run by Preston North End Football Club.

This includes coaching support for half a day for one academic year inclusive of CPD and a lunchtime club for three half terms. 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 is £3000.

 

IMPACT:  During the Spring Term children from all year groups had the opportunity to participate in physical activities and games with Chris from PNE in a Lunchtime Club. The school football team also worked with Chris to rehearse their skills for an local schools tournament.

 

    6. The school will also participate in Football and High 5 Netball coaching sessions, competitive events and tournaments with other local schools. The cost of this is £300.

 

Other uses of the sports funding:

 

  • Providing quality training for staff alongside qualified coaches to raise their confidence in teaching PE and Sport.
  • Resources and new equipment, including playtime toys - £173.80 has been spent so far.
  • Sports Day resources
  • Training updates for lunchtime play leaders to continue running Change 4 Life.
  • Outdoor trips and activities for an outdoor-themed Special Interest Week - £350 spent so far on the booking of an inflatable assault course for the whole school and £702 spent on the booking of Archery. Each class will be allocated an amount of money to spend on an physical outdoor visit or activity.
  • Transport to and from competitive events - £205.
  • Sports Council badges - £5.25
  • Playground markings - amount to be confirmed.

 

IMPACT: In the Autumn Term Year  6 pupils updated their Change 4 Life training so that they can continue to work alongside welfare staff to provide active, healthy lunchtime games. We were also provided with a new equipment kit. The training and equipment was delivered free of charge by Kevin Loughran.

 

Overall Total so far: £8,131.05

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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.
  • Improved behaviour at lunchtimes as play leaders work with younger children. 
  • Bikeability has developed Year 6 pupils’ cycling 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)
  • Changes in EYFS curriculum to include Active Maths & English and longer periods of time to access outdoor continuous provision. 
  • Sports Council members have been appointed to discuss how to continue to raise the profile of PE & Sport around school.
  • Sports notice board displayed in the school hall to celebrate sporting achievements.
  • Rise in parental involvement e.g. attending performances where children showcase the skills they have learnt.
  • ’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.

 

The remaining expenditure is to be spent in the Spring and Summer Terms of 2018. The impact of this will be reviewed and updated in the Summer Term. 

Sports Premium breakdown for 2017-2018

 

Please click the link below to find a breakdown of how we have spent our Sports Premium funding and the impact it has had on the whole school. This is a working document and further information will be added throughout the Summer Term.

Swimming

Swimming and water safety is an important part of the PE curriculum at Cuerden Church School as it is another way of helping the children to lead healthy and active lifestyles. Schools now have the responsibility of publishing swimming data. This data should show how the children have met the National Curriculum expectations in Key Stage 2. By the end of Year 6 children should be able to:

  • Swim 25 metres
  • Use a variety of different strokes (breast stroke, back stroke, front crawl)
  • Be able to perform a safe self-rescue

 

Current swimming provision

Throughout the academic year pupils in Year 4 attend weekly swimming lessons at the local leisure centre.  During their weekly sessions the children are grouped according to their ability and are taught to:

  • Swim confidently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • Use a range of strokes
  • Perform safe, self-rescue in different water situations

 

Of the current Year 4 cohort at least 64.29% of children should be able to swim the distance of 25 metres by the end of the school year. This data will be reviewed again in the Summer Term once the children have been re-assessed in the water. 

 

Further improvement and development

With the increase of the PE premium we are looking to provide Year 5 children who do not meet the National Curriculum standards with regular booster sessions alongside Year 4 from September.

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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Dance from the Heart training

 

Recently a small group of children from Year 5 participated in a workshop with several other schools from the local area to learn this year's dance routine. The training was lead by Sian from the South Ribble Sports Development team. Year 5 will now teach the rest of the school the routine ready for the event in the Summer Term.

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Football Tournament

 

Recently our football team has participated in a weekly tournament at Lostock Hall Academy alongside other local schools. Prior to the tournament the team worked really hard in training sessions and even worked alongside Chris from PNE to develop their skills further.

 

Despite the freezing weather the team enjoyed playing in the matches and were proud to wear our brand new football kit from the Premier League. Well done Cuerden - we are super proud of your efforts!

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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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