The government provides additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sports in primary schools.
In the 2020/21 academic year Horniman Primary School expects to receive £18,000 Sports Premium funding.
The aim of this funding is to:
- increase participation rates in such activities as games, dance, gymnastics, swimming and athletics
- increase and improve success in competitive school sports
- ensure an inclusive physical education curriculum
- ensure children experience a range of provisional and alternative sporting activities
- improve partnership work on physical education with other schools and other local partners
- increase links with other subjects that contribute to pupils’ overall achievement and their greater social, spiritual, moral and cultural skills
- ensure greater awareness amongst pupils about the dangers of obesity, smoking and other such activities that undermine pupils’ health
- employ a sports consultant to coordinate competitions across several schools, providing staff training on team building skills and assisting the PE Coach to ensure the PE curriculum continues to be broad and balanced; enter borough-wide competitions when this is possible again
- use online training to upskill the PE Coach who can embed learning across the school
- refresh PE equipment and teacher skill set to enhance offer with innovative equipment and up skilled workforce that children can benefit from, to remain physically active and improve fitness during the COVID-19 pandemic
- provide resources and/or activities to care for children’s mental health and wellbeing
The amount spent and its impact will be reported in spring and summer terms.
Horniman Primary School receives PE and Sports Premium Funding.
Please see the reports below which show how this money was spent and its impact.