As of September 2013 all maintained schools in England are being given additional government funding to improve PE and sport in schools. OfSTED will be assessing and reporting on how effectively this is being used. Chase Bridge has been given £10,295 to spend in 2014/15 and £10,360 to spend in 15/16.

 

In 2015/16 we will be using the funding in the following ways:

  • Continue to employ a PE coach to support participation in active clubs at lunchtime, increasing the amount of organised activity available to the children.
  • Continue to employ a dance teacher to run ‘drop-in’ dance sessions available to all KS2 children.
  • Subsidise the cost of a dance teacher to run an after school dance club for KS2
  • Buy in to the Richmond School Sport Partnership (RSSP), which enables Chase Bridge to enter borough sports competitions, and work closely with the school games organisers to help assess our PE and sport provision.
  • Host and run an international tag rugby tournament.
  • Attend netball and football tournaments run by the Motiv8 company

 

In 2014/15 we will be using the funding in the following ways:

  • Continue to employ a PE coach to support participation in active clubs at lunchtime, increasing the amount of organised activity available to the children.
  • Continue to employ a dance teacher to run ‘drop-in’ dance sessions available to all KS2 children.
  • Buy in to the Richmond School Sport Partnership (RSSP), which enables Chase Bridge to enter borough sports competitions, and work closely with the school games organisers to help assess our PE and sport provision.
  • Host and run an international tag rugby tournament.
  • Provide gifted and talent pupils with coaching in football, tag rugby, cricket and netball.
  • Enable the 7% of children who are identified as attending no clubs during the school year, in or out of school, to attend a club.
  • Releasing teachers throughout the year to work with our external PE provider (Brentford FC Community Sports Trust) in PE lessons. This will support the development of teachers PE teaching.

 

In 2013/14 we used the funding in the in the following ways:

  • Employed a PE coach to support participation in active clubs at lunchtime, increasing the amount of organised activity available to the children.
  • Employed a dance teacher to run ‘drop-in’ dance sessions available to all KS2 children.
  • Bought in to the Richmond School Sport Partnership (RSSP), which enables Chase Bridge to enter borough sports competitions, and work closely with the school games organisers to help assess our PE and sport provision.
  • Received 3 x 6 weeks of basketball coaching from a specialist provider for Year 4.
  • Re-introduced inter-house competitions in PE, at the end of a unit of work.
  • Provided gifted and talented pupils with expert rugby coaching. London Scottish community coaches worked with our ‘elite squad’ for one hour a week.
  • Enabled the identification of Pupil Premium children who were not accessing any extra-curricular activity.

(NB. The participation for Pupil Premium children is supported through the Pupil Premium grant)