Curriculum focus of Sports Funding spending

At Easterside Academy we aim to develop an enjoyment of sport and physical activity, while promoting a healthy lifestyle in children from an early age.

Number of pupils and sport funding grant received

Total number of pupils on roll: 330
Total amount of Sports Funding Received: Approx £18,330

Proposed Nature of Spend 2019 – 20

  • To continue membership of the Middlesbrough Sport Alliance.
  • To develop new middle leader skills.
  • To purchase new resources to enhance the curriculum and children’s fitness.
  • To work in partnership with Tees Valley Sport to ensure children are physically active throughout the school day.
  • To develop teacher’s knowledge and confidence to use a range of resources to improve the quality of PE lessons.
  • For teachers to access a wide range of CPD opportunities to improve the quality of teaching and aid good progress.
  • Teachers to work alongside a dance teacher for 6 sessions with their class.
  • Teachers to work alongside a multi skills coach for 6 sessions with their class.
  • Teachers to work alongside a tennis coach for 6 sessions.
  • Teachers to work alongside a gymnastic coach for 6 sessions.
  • To invest in Get Set 4 PE resource tool to improve planning and assessment across PE.
  • To develop links with five local clubs.
  • Nursery staff and children to take part in Funky Feet once a week for 10 weeks.
  • To employ coaches to increase levels of activity during lunchtimes.
  • For children to take part in intra-school sports half termly.
  • To increase the number of pupils (KS1 and 2) attending level 2 competitions.
  • To support transport and entrance to competitions locally.
  • To achieve the School Games Gold Award.
  • To embed the principles of the School Games in PE lessons.
  • To develop the opportunities for PE within the wider school curriculum e.g. linking to topics.
  • To train new members of staff to deliver Change 4 Life programme in order to promote a healthy lifestyle for less active children.

PE & Sports Funding