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Sports Funding


What is Sports Premium Funding?


Each school has received £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each over the past two years. The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.


What is the purpose of the funding?


Schools will have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.


How did we use our Sports Premium Funding at Brightside last year? (Academic year 2015-2016)



Impact on Children’s Learning

To increase the number of events children are involved in at Brightside by buying back into our School Sports Partnership at William de Ferrers.

More children across the school have had the opportunity to compete in competitive events against other schools.

To implement a new PE scheme of work which is more in line with the new curriculum and improves the teaching and learnings of games and gymnastics.


  • Key PE Sports Games Scheme of Work
  • Key PE Sports Gymnastics Scheme of Work 


Improve the teaching and learnings of Dance and have resources readily available to teach fun and innovate dance lessons, which link to class topics.


- Dance Scheme of Work


Children to ‘take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team.’ (New Curriculum 2014).


  • Key Sports PE SoW- Orienteering


Train staff in the use of the new schemes of work. Develop the knowledge of assessment and teaching of ‘Outstanding’ P.E lessons in games, gym and dance through an INSET day on September 4th 2015. This will involve outside professionals coming in to train staff.

Staff have become confident in teaching high quality, fun and innovative PE lessons. The interactive dance scheme of work has not only inspired our children but our staff too!


The schemes have provided children with the essential development of agility, balance and co-ordination, inclusive healthy competition and co-operative learning by using fun and engaging games that build up a range of transferable skills that can be used in a variety of sports and has encouraged creativity, cooperation and teamwork.



Brightside is now a school that promotes ‘healthy competition’, where children are excited about playing sports again (thus increasing the number of children taking part in extra-curricular sporting activities).

To develop the use of computing in PE. For example, PE apps-iCoach, Coaches Eye etc. (any any other apps recommended by Key PE Sports, iPads is a part of the training)

Children have developed their skills of computing within the P.E environment. Apps have allowed for effective self and peer assessment (e.g. slow motion camera to evaluate a dance performance in the plenary of a PE lesson).

To promote healthy lifestyles in KS1 by providing stimulating and engaging fixed outdoor equipment in the playground.  

Pupils have had the opportunity to develop their strength, co-ordination and balance during break and lunch times. 



What are we spending it on this year? (Academic Year 2016-2017)


Here at Brightside we believe that the outdoor learning environments that children experience are key to a healthy lifestyle and success in sport. This is why, this year, we plan to spend our sports premium money on engaging and stimulating outdoor apparatus for our KS2 playground. Furthermore, this sustainable resource can be enjoyed as a child-led activity during break times or as a teaching resource for outstanding and engaging PE lessons. This apparatus will also provide numerous health and fitness benefits for the children at Brightside. The equipment will be customised to not only improve the strength, coordination and balance of our pupils but also their ability to work within a team.