Sports Premium

Sports Premium 2015/16

The government is providing additional funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013 to 2014 and 2014 to 2015 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – will be allocated to primary school headteachers.

This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

How much funding will be received?

The school receives funding according to a formula based on the number of eligible pupils. In 2015/16 the PE and Sport Premium funding allocated to Sandridge School was £8,666.

How do we spend our PE and Sport Premium and who benefits?

Sandridge Senior Leadership Team and Governors have agreed that the funding will be used:

To benefit the quality and provision of teaching of PE to all children from Nursery through to Year 6.

In 2015/16 a specialist dance teacher was brought in to teach all classes as part of our Sport Relief celebrations. Cost: £135.40

A specialist fitness coach was brought in to teach fitness across the school for the one term. Cost £2970

To provide opportunities to enable pupil participation at inter-school events.

In 2015/16 we funded football team training and attendance at inter-school football matches by an experienced football coach. The benefit of this has been clear as Sandridge Football Team won their league. Cost: £495.

To purchase new PE and sport equipment.

In 2015/16 the following equipment was purchased: lacrosse sticks and balls, hockey sticks and balls, basketballs, basketball posts, netballs, high jump crash mat, swimming hats for inter-school gala, table tennis balls, tennis balls, tennis bats, quoits, javelin, hoops, table tennis bats. Cost: £3591.34

To provide opportunities for cross curricular links   

In 2015/16 the following equipment was purchased: LogiT Explorer used for data logging, pulse rate sensors and pedometers. Cost £1499.53

What is the impact of the funding?


The rate of children’s progress in PE has increased due to the specialised, high quality instruction given by specialist and teaching staff. Assessment data shows that a high level of progress in being made towards children’s targets in all areas but there has been a significant increase in the level of progress in dance, gymnastics and ball skills across the school.

Sport Participation

A range of high quality after school clubs are available throughout the academic year. Benefits of attendance at these clubs can be seen within class PE sessions.  Results of inter-school competitions demonstrate that children have a developed skill level which allows them to enjoy successes at a competitive level.

There has been a significant increase of engagement in dance where over 50 pupils attend extracurricular dance club. Similarly netball club has over 50 pupils enjoying the sport.

The very popular football club has had a huge impact with this year Sandridge School winning the league


The majority of children are achieving Age Related Expectations across the curriculum with a number working above this level.