For the Year 2015 - 2016 the PE and Sports Premium Allocation for Exeter a learning community, was £9,985. For the Year 2016 - 2017 an amount of £9.985 has been budgeted for. The PE and sports allocation is currently calculated on the number of pupils in Years 1 to 6.
Exeter a learning community appreciates the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of its children. We also acknowledge that a broad, balanced, high quality curriculum and extra-curricular activities have a positive impact on concentration, attitude and achievement. The school is committed to ensuring that all pupils receive PE session which are delivered by well-trained and enthusiastic teachers. Teachers and TAs provide a wide range of after school sports clubs, both for team and individual sports. Exeter a learning community is consistently winning town sports event for Corby and has representation at county and regional events for football and cricket
The government is provided funding of £150 million per annum for the academic year of 2015/16 to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary schools to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children. Each school will receive £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each year for the next two years.
For 2015/16 our spending focused on 5 main areas:
- Profile of PE & sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement.
- Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and Sport.
- Increased participation in competitive sport.
- Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils.
- Engagement of all pupils in regular physical activities kick starting health active lifestyles
Planned areas of focus for 2016/17
It is recognised that Exeter a learning community is located in an area within the county with one of the highest areas of child obesity rates which are increasing year on year. It has been agreed that priority for 2016/17 will be to continue to engage pupils of all ages in regular physical activity and kick start active lifestyles which will be continued in to adulthood. The academy will continue to raise the profile of PE and use it as a tool for whole school improvement which will be monitored through our results.
For more detailed information please see the sports premium action plan 16-17 below