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Discovery Academy

MacIntyre Academies

PE and Sports Premium

Sports Premium Funding

The funding for the Physical Education curriculum for 2016/17 has been used to introduce new sports and activities to our students to increase participation and engagement.

Funding has been used in other areas such as tennis, judo and street dance where qualified coaches have worked with staff to introduce students to new and different sports to learn and develop new skills whilst maintaining enjoyment.

Money received £8,085

Costs & Impact

Gymnastics

£45 hour        1.5 hours a week all year round                              Total spend - £2,350

An off-site activity that every student has had an opportunity to be involved with for at least half a term. Gymnastics has developed student’s physical and sensory needs. Our support staff working alongside the coaches has helped students learn and develop their communication and resilience.

The success of gymnastics led our Family Footings team to work with Nuneaton gymnastics and organise out of school events for pupils and their families. This has helped families engage and interact with each other building positive relationships; the gymnastics provided an activity families could do together.

 

Swimming

£36 session    1 sessions a week all year round                            Total spend - £1,440

As a school we have no pool and we value swimming not only as a compulsory element of KS2 PE but an essential life and social skill. We transport the children to AT7, one of our local Sports Centres. KS 2 Children having swimming lessons weekly for half the year, in 3 x half term blocks. They also have the option to swim “socially” in the alternate half terms. This has developed class bonds, friendships and confidence.

 

Dance

£20 hour        1 x 6 week block                                                       Total Spend - £120

This facilitated some street dance off site for half a term. A bit of a fun in a busy week.

 

Tennis

£25 hour        1 x 6 week block                                                       Total Spend - £150

An introduction to tennis for KS2 in the summer term.

 

Boxing

£40 hour        1 x 6 week block                                                       Total Spend - £725

An introduction to non-contact for some students in the spring term. This was really good for developing confidence, quick reactions and a sense of discipline.

 

Horse Riding  4 children

£20 hour per child    Weekly all year round                                   Total Spend - £3,200

 

Football Coaching (Fridays 10.15 – 11.15)

£40 hour                    Weekly Autumn & Spring terms                  Total Spend - £800

TOTAL - £8,785

 

2017-18 Plans

We expect to receive £16,160 and will use this to continue the activities above. In addition we are running daily lunchtime clubs and an after school club on Tuesdays. Money will also be spent on equipment to develop our on site provision for Badminton and Volleyball in particular. KS 2 children are receiving input form the Prince William award each Tuesday afternoon – total cost about £6,000.

We are also investigating the cost of sports court markings for our gym floor.