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We are proud to have achieved the Sainsbury's School Games Silver Award 2014-15. 

We are also a member of Youth Sport Trust.

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The government provides additional funding to improve provision of physical education and improve children's health and fitness. The funding is ring fenced and can therefore only be spent on PE and sport in schools.How will the funding be spent?

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At Burnley Road Academy, we have developed an action plan to ensure that the money is spent on initiatives which will have a long lasting impact on the future learning and physcial development of children within our school.

Funding Allocation and Plans For 2017 - 18 

We expect to recieve £17,900

We plan to spend it on:

  • A subscription to the Local Authority school games scheme: "Active Schools Calderdale".
  • A contribution to a joint PE co-ordinator for our cluster of schools who organised sports competitions and trained teachers, lunch supervisors and play leaders.
  • A teaching assistant to organise/supervise sports competitions and extra curricular sports (one staff member for one hour 20 mins per week).
  • Professional development for staff including four days outdoor and adventurous activities work alongside specialist coaches (three staff).
  • Specialist PE teacher working alongside other school staff for 5 classes in KS2 for one lesson each a week.
  • Twenty one extra swimming lessons (national average is 18 lessons per child).
  • Twelve weeks of Forest Activity lessons for each class.
  • A lunch time supervisor to lead games each day. 
  • Specialist sports/dance coaches leading sessions for each class e.g. Skip2Be Fit and the Cricket Asylum.
  • PE equipment for PE lessons and for lunchtime games including: new netball and basketball posts, new football goals, a varity of bats and balls, balancing equipment.

Summary of impact 2016-17 

All pupils at Burnley Road Academy receive a well - balanced PE curriculum that promotes sporting excellence and that contributes well to their physical wellbeing and their social development. Teachers say they feel more confident teaching PE. Pupils say they enjoy P.E. Pupils have access to a wide range of extra- curricular sports activities and are successful in a range of competitions and events. Pupils use a range of climbing equipment and games equipment at playtimes.

In 2016 -2017 we received £9115 The money was used for:

  • A contribution to a joint PE co-ordinator for our cluster of schools who organised sports competitions.
  • A specialist PE teacher for classes in KS2 for one lesson each a week.
  • One hour a week of management time for our PE co-ordinator to organise and attend competitions.
  • A range of other courses including PE leadership.
  • Supply costs for teachers on training events.
  • Three days cycling training for pupils in Year 5 and 6.
  • Cycling sessions provided for the whole school. .
  • Cricket coaching from the Cricket Asylum.

Summary of impact 2015-16 

Pupils took part in a wide range of extra curricular sports competitions. Staff feel more confident teaching P.E. and pupils say they enjoy P.E. lessons. The new P.E. co-ordinator is confident in leading the subject and managing provision. Year 5 developed a wide range of skills during their cricket coaching. Increased numbers of children are cycling to school. 

In 2015 -2016 we received £9115 The money was used for:

  • A contribution to a joint PE co-ordinator for our cluster of schools who organised sports competitions.
  • A specialist PE teacher for classes in KS2 for one lesson each a week working alongside other school staff.
  • One hour a week of management time for our PE co-ordinator to organise and attend competitions.
  • A range of other courses including PE leadership.
  • Supply costs for teachers on training events.
  • Three days cycling training for pupils in Year 5 and 6.
  • Cycling sessions provided for the whole school. .
  • Cricket coaching from the Cricket Asylum.

PE Sports Funding Plan and Review 2015-16 

Initiative     Impact  

           

              Review of academic year                  2015-16                                                                                                 

 

KS2 PE Sports Leader

 

The children learning important skills and being taught my a PE specialist.

 

Children enjoy PE sessions. They are taught the skills they are needed to play a range of different sports.

Competition Programme

Including:

netball, football, unihoc, cross country, athletics, cricket, rounders

Other events will be added throughout the year.

 

 

Increased opportunitites for children to compete both within school and against other schools.

Knowledge of the role of fair play and sportsmanship.

Opportunities to develop new inititatives in sport.

 

More competitions were organised and attended than in the previous academic year.

Competitions covered a wider range of sporting activities, including:

  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Uni-hoc
  • Sportshall athletics
  • Tag rugby
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Athletics

Our Year 6 Cross-country teams reached the West Yorkshire finals in Leeds and one of our boys became the West Yorkshire Champion again.

 

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Bikeability cycling sessions

 

Widening of the curriculum by introducing a new sport within school.

Increased awareness of safety.

All pupils in school were given the opportunity to participate in cycling events.

Gifted and Talented events and establishing links with local clubs.

 

Raise standards in performance with most able pupils.

Providing pupils with the support to perform at a higher level.

 

 

As part of the Calderdale Schools Sports Programme and the HX7 Sports Cluster, we have accessed a wider number and range of competitions. This has had a noticable impact on cross-country particpation and results.

After participating in school organised competitions, a number of children now attend Calder Valley Fell Runners and Halifax Harriers.

A current Year 6 pupil won the West Yorkshire Finals in the 2015-16 academic year.