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Government Sports Funding

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The government provides additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. We receive £16,500 this year. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools. The premium must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles

The impact of the funding needs to be evaluated carefully to ensure that provision is effective in raising engagement, enjoyment and standards in sport. In line with Oftsed here at Killinghall Governors systematically challenge school leaders to ensure effective deployment of staff and resources, monitoring the effective use of Sports funding. 

At Killinghall we believe that all our PE/Sports curriculum :

  • helps engage the pupils to gain a sporting habit for life
  • creates opportunities for our children to experience a wide range of sporting opportunities
  • extends experiences beyond a 'normal PE curriculum'
  • nurtures and develop talent
  • engages parents in developing sporting links for their children outside school

We have gained the Youth Sport Gold Award and the Sainsbury Games Gold Awrd.

Our Youth Sport assessor said:

Thanks also for hosting my validation visit last week. Following our conversations, I am pleased to confirm that I am happy to validate your GOLD application for the Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark. Particular strengths that I noted include:

  • Leadership & Management of PE

  • Support from your link governor

  • Empowering students through student voice and sports ambassadors

  • Using sporting values as whole school values

  • Use of competition across the curriculum linked to house points.

  • Engagement with your local School Sports partnership for CPD, competition and leadership opportunities.

     We have also gained the NYCC Health & Wellbeing aw