Latest news:
Summer Fair Friday 15th July, 3.15pm on the school field – all welcome!

Sports premium

Improving PE and sports for all children

Sports Premium

At Brabourne, we aim to ensure that the PE and Sport Premium funding is used to make “Effective, Sustainable and High Quality” improvements. Ofsted, who will be monitoring the use of the funding, will be looking for: “How well the school uses its Sport Premium to improve the quality and breath of its PE and sporting provision, including increasing opportunities in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performances they are capable of.”

We also aim to use the investment to find sustainable solutions. We believe in investing first and foremost in existing teaching staff and ensuring that staff are developed professionally. This therefore means a significant investment in teacher support which will be provided by Active Community Development, a company focused on sports development and pupil education (Active Community Development). This will ensure that when the funding ends, the quality of teaching and learning will be sustained.

The amount of premium to be received in 2021/2022

The allocation of PE and sports premium for this financial year 2021/2022 is £16900 + B/Fwd £7080 = £23980).  The Sports Grant consists of £16,000 plus £10 per pupil.

We believe the purpose of the Sports’ Premium is:

  • To ensure that children benefit from high quality Physical Education as part of the school curriculum and that staff benefit from continuing professional development;
  • To provide opportunities for competitive school sport for all children who wish to take part;
  • To encourage children to take part in School Sports and PE;
  • To identify, enthuse and engage with children and families who are less likely to choose sports and exercise as a lifestyle choice;
  • To increase the number of children who take part in after-school sports clubs by offering a wider range of activities;
  • To work in partnership with other organisations and school to maximise the potential of School Sports and PE;
  • To inspire children to participate in a range of sporting activities.

How we plan to spend it:

  • £8300 Sports coaches (1 day per week) + match training & supervision at matches
  • £4000 Sports weeks x 2
  • £3000 After school sports clubs run by coaches
  • £1500 Outdoor equipment for playtime (4 classes to be allocated £250 each)
  • £250 Bikeability (Y6)
  • £350 Indoor/outdoor equipment safety inspections/repairs
  • £4000 Renew soft area under outside climbing frame
  • £2500 Install ‘den areas’ for YR in tree/extra bark on play areas

Impact on pupils’ participation:

  • 100% of pupils will participate in quality coaching during the school week.
  • All pupils will take part in at least one intra-school active competition and over two thirds of KS2 pupils will take part in inter school competitions.
  • Two thirds of pupils in Years 1-6 to have taken part in an after school sports club.
  • For non-competitive/sporty pupils, they will also be taking part in physical activity during Outdoor Adventurous Activities and creative playtimes.
  • Pupils will be inspired by more unusual sports which they may not otherwise have the opportunity to access.
  • Pupils will receive quality coaching and training in preparation for matches/competitions.

How improvements are sustainable: 

Teachers will be improving their skills in teaching PE and especially learning about new sports.

    • Children have been exposed to more PE and are more enthusiastic to participate in physical activity.
    • School is better resourced to continue teaching the variety of sports introduced.
    • Children will be motivated by competition to want to take part in more sports.
    • Installation of new equipment will promote pupils’ physical and mental well-being at playtime.

Previous academic year

Meeting national curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety

No swimming took place in 2020-2021 due to Coronavirus.