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Sports Funding

The government is providing ring-fenced funding towards developing sport to all schools of £150,000,000. This funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. Our funding comes directly to the school and is spent on improving the quality of PE and school sport for all our children.

As parents are aware, we have provided many varied opportunities for the children to receive major games coaching in recent years. We have also provided a range of after-school activities that are available due to the time generously given by staff and voluntary helpers also.

2018 – 2019 Spending

In 2018 / 19 the Sports Premium allocation of £17,790 was spent in a variety of ways:

  • Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with teachers when teaching PE
  • Supporting & engaging the least active children through new or additional ‘Change4life’ clubs
  • Paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE & sport
  • Running sport competitions, or increasing pupils’ participation in school games
  • Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE & sport
  • Providing places for pupils on after-school sports clubs & or holiday clubs
  • Developing outdoor striking and fielding resources for learning
  • Providing specialist lessons for children with SEN
  • Providing specialist Forest School lessons for children in KS1
  • Providing specialist OAA lessons for children in KS2

2018 – 2019 Impact

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019 All Saints was delighted to be awarded ‘The Sainsbury’s School Games Mark’ for recognition of our commitment to and development of competition, school sport and physical education.  The school achieved the mark at the highest level - GOLD.

The impact of the ‘Games Mark’ actions, coupled with improvements we made with the ‘Sports Premium Funding’, has been significant. Here are some specific examples of impact:

  • Our children are very positive about sport and physical activity.
  • We have a wide range of competitive sporting activities on offer.
  • Over 68% of our children engaged in PE extra-curricular activities or competitive sport last year.
  • There has been a 14% increase in KS1 children taking part in after school clubs.
  • Greater staff confidence in planning and delivery of PE lessons - teachers and teaching assistants.
  • All areas of the PE curriculum are at least good.
  • The proportion of outstanding teaching is increasing as a result of team teaching with expert coaches.
  • Increased links with specialist organisations and coaches
  • Pupils who are more able in sport are given the chance to participate against others of a similar ability and potential
  • Pupils will have high self-esteem and sense of pride for their teams.
  • 2019 summative assessments show that the vast majority of children in school achieve age related expectation with a significant proportion working a greater depth.

2019 – 2020 Spending

Our PE, Sports and Health Action plan shows how we will make further improvements to our sports offering, and the impact this will have on our children throughout 2019 / 2020.

The table below shows how our school is planning to spend the £18,000 allocation of sports funding in the 2019/ 20 school year.

Year Six Swimming Competency

The school is required to publish information about meeting National Curriculum requirements related to swimming and water safety.


The partnership with the WLSP has enabled our school to create a sustainable curriculum for all the children by investing in the professional development of staff to deliver high quality PE lessons. The Lancashire Scheme of work provides a consistent approach to teaching PE across the school, resulting in the quality of children’s learning and development. Through assessments, club registers and School Games Mark Application we are able to collect valuable data.

Data collected from 2018 / 2019 shows us already the impact of the Sports Premium on pupil progress in PE and involvement in sport and clearly identifies strengths and areas for development.

95% of children achieved expected or above across the PE curriculum and 68% of KS2 children attended an extra curricular club.

2019 - 2020 Impact

It is important to note that in 2019-20, the school locked down due to the Coronavirus Pandemic therefore data, in comparison to other years, is obsolete.

The school had targeted its strategy across the year and ensured that all pupils had the opportunity to be active. We still ran clubs and participated in events up to March 2020 and gained the Virtual School Games Award for our effort in keeping children physically active remotely. 


2020 – 2021 Spending

Our PE, Sports and Health Action plan shows how we will make further improvements to our sports offering, and the impact this will have on our children throughout 2020 / 2021.

The information below shows how our school is planning to spend the £17,650 allocation of sports funding in the 2020/ 21 school year.



School Sport Specialist Package which includes membership to WLSP


CPD for all school staff from WLSP


Weekly lunch and after school club for all classes delivered by specialist coaches ( content based on needs identified in assessments)


School Sport specialist co teaching PE lessons with school staff for 1.5 days a week.


Cycle Training in KS2


WLSP Suceedin Platform- Interactive Platform to help plan, deliver and assess high quality PE


Virtual School Game Competitions


Mini Wheelers


Health Related Fitness Bolt On Program


Mindfulness Bears




Swimming x 3 Terms (carried over due to Covid)


Sporting Catch Up – Extra Lunch & After School Clubs ( carried over due to Covid)




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