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PE and Sport Premium

 

At Foxhills Infant School, we recognise that the impact of a well-rounded PE curriculum to the health and well-being of every child at our school. We believe that engaging and diverse PE teaching can have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement of all the children in our school.

 

Our Primary School Sport’s Funding will enable us to further develop and sustain our successful inclusive provision through training our staff to deliver in-house quality regular PE sessions, maintaining entry into competitive sports competitions and employing additional sports professionals not only to offer enrichment  sporting opportunities for pupils but to develop staff training further.  

What is the Sports Premium?

The government is currently continuing to provide funding for primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school headteachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children. Each school will receive £16,000 plus an extra £10 per pupil (year 1 and 2) (2017-18)

 

The premium should be used to:

  • Develop or add to the PE and sports activities that the school already offers.
  • Make improvements that will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.

 

Possible uses of the funding include:

  • hire qualified sports coaches to work with teachers
  • provide existing staff with training or resources to help them teach PE and sport more effectively
  • introduce new sports or activities and encourage more pupils to take up sport
  • support and involve the least active children by running or extending school sports clubs, holiday clubs and Change4Life clubs
  • run sport competitions
  • increase pupils’ participation in the School Games
  • run sports activities with other schools

Extra-Curricular Clubs:

At Foxhills we provide a wide range of After School Clubs.  All clubs offer provision for both boys and girls. The clubs below are run either before or after school by JC sports development, Totton and Eling Tennis Club and other external organisations.

  • Football (across all year groups)
  • Cricket (across all year groups)
  • Tennis (across all year groups)
  • Karate
  • Gymnastics
  • Stage coach

 

New Forest School Sports Partnership competition participation

The School is a member of the 2016-2017 New Forest School Sports Partnership (NFSSP).  This academic year we have participated in the following inter-school competitions:

 

  • Cross country (Gang warily)
  • Football (Foxhills Infant School)
  • Quick sticks (Hordle Junior School)
  • Tennis (Totton and Eling Tennis Centre)

 

Whole school activities

 

  • Race for life (Whole campus run to raise money)
  • Aerobathon (Raise money for PTA)
  • Sports Day (Whole school)
  • Maypole dancing (Spring Fayre)
  • Junior school play makers to encourage lunch time physical activity

Football Tournament

In 2016-17 Foxhills Infant School continued to host the annual Key Stage 1 football tournament as part of the New Forest Schools Sports Partnership. Schools from the local area participated in both a girls and boys football competition. We have enjoyed hosting this tournament for the past three years and look forward to many more.

 

Attendance figures for clubs:

During the academic year 2016-17 131 children (50% of all pupils) attended the before and after school sports clubs.  

27% of pupils receiving Pupil Premium funding attend these clubs.

Any fee associated with Pupil Premium children is paid for by the school.

 

Gold Kite Mark

At the end of 2015-16 Foxhills Infant School were awarded the PE Gold Kite Mark.  This was due to our participation in PE and other related activities.   

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