Sports Premium Funding 2015-2016

The government is providing additional funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016, to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools.

Bloxham C of E Primary School was allocated £ 9,810 in 2015-2016 to improve the quality and breadth of PE within the school. We have / will spend this on the following:

Key Objective and anticipated benefits.

Specific year group/key personnel to be targeted.

People / Proposed outside agencies/coaching companies involved.

Support school sport in the local cluster.

50% of funding has been spent on our annual affiliation to North Oxfordshire Sport Partnership (NOSSP). A P.E specialist has been appointed to develop physical activity in all the cluster primary schools

By joining this scheme we will have great access to local competitions and staff development opportunities.


All pupils


Teaching staff


Regular expert advice from secondary PE specialist, input and support from qualified sports coaches, regular sports competitions and festivals, support with Change4Life clubs to develop the curriculum focussing on delivering ‘high quality PE’

Louise Gardner providing coaching sessions and staff mentoring for ½ day each week for terms 4,5&6 working with Y3 and Y1 (95 children) to ensure staff CPD opportunities and specialist teaching in each year group

NOSSP affiliation providing automatic membership to Youth Sport Trust with a range of benefits and support including the Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark. Bloxham Primary has achieved Gold Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark 2015/16 for our current PE provision and outcomes.

The school was also awarded a Silver School Games Mark 2015/16 for our commitment to and the development of competition, school sport and physical education across our school.

Improve the teaching of Physical Education and the learning experience for all pupils.

Teaching staff will be given further opportunities to undertake P.E training and coaching qualifications.  The aim is to improve the quality of teaching in order to make lessons more inclusive and to increase pupil progress.

Specialist coaches will also be utilised to work alongside our own staff to aid staff development. 

Teaching staff

Teaching Assistants

Lunch-time supervisors

Specialist PE teachers ensuring a curriculum that inspires and engages all pupils is delivered. Children are regularly monitored and assessed with lessons tailored to meet individual needs.

Regular quality assured professional development training for teachers and teaching assistants hosted by various outside agencies accessed via NOSSP (BUPA Start to Move & Skills to Play, Change4Life, Physical Literacy)

Bloxham School  works alongside PE team to deliver specialist lessons in Term 3&4 in Y4 (hockey and netball: 62 children)

Qualified swimming instructors used on a weekly basis in Y3 (30 children)

Provide greater extra-curricular sporting opportunities for all pupils


A wider variety of coaches will be acquired to inspire our children to undertake before and after school sport; more children will be participate in competitive and non-competitive physical activity.

Pupils in all year groups

BloxChamp Bootcamp  runs on a weekly basis to encourage children of all year groups to be active and enjoy exercise in non-competitive environment (45 children in terms 1-4, 10 pupil premium)

Bloxham School  runs weekly Multi-Skills sessions for Y4 and Y5 (26 children, 4 pupil premium)

Change4Life Club  runs on a weekly basis to support and engage the least active children (12 children – all pupil premium)

Increased pupil awareness of opportunities available in the community with taster sessions (Martial Arts, Football: whole school) participation in local events (Oxford Half Marathon: 12 children) and regular flyers out to families via school communications

Improve the P.E equipment that the pupils have access to in order to improve specific skills in a range of sporting areas.

Pupils in all year groups

All teaching staff

Consultations between the PE coordinator and coaches / mentors / Warriner PE specialist  discussed new equipment that will improve PE sessions

Regular inventory check of PE equipment to ensure all equipment is being used, old equipment is replaced and all staff are aware of what is available for class use outside of games sessions

Enhance playtime experience by making playtimes and lunchtimes more active.

 ‘Play Leader’ scheme is to be established to encourage healthy, active play.

Pupils in all year groups

Lunch-time supervisors

All teaching staff

Play Leaders (Y6 12 children) trained by PE team to deliver small group work during lunchtimes to pupils in all year groups with support of lunch-time supervisors

‘Play-Bags’  created and refreshed on a regular basis to equip Play Leaders with easy to access, quality provisions to encourage more participation


Lunch time use of Traversing Wall to be encouraged through rota and appointed staff to ensure it is used safely ( whole school)


Revised the equipment used and health & safety elements of certain equipment

Subsidise transport needed to take children and staff to events

All pupils


Teaching staff

More competitions and events held at local schools in the cluster are accessed via subsidised transport to encourage and raise numbers of children engaging in sport and physical activity including ‘Inclusion Festivals’ (100+ children in terms 1&2)

“Schools are free to determine how best to use this funding to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision, including increasing participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of.”

(OFSTED Inspecting Primary School PE and School Sport – September 2013)