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: 352
Total amount of Sports Funding Received: Approx £18,520

Proposed Nature of Spend 2020 – 21

- To continue membership of the Middlesbrough Sport Alliance.

· To develop new PE leader role.

· 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 increase opportunities for children to attend inclusive events.

· 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