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Evaluated SPORTS FUNDING 2017-18


SPORTS FUNDING 2018 - 19 Plan


At the Oaktree School we believe that PE and sport plays an important role in preparing our children to become healthy citizens of the future.  We have welcomed the Government’s funding so that we could improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in our school.  We are committed to using this resource in developing high quality PE lessons, alongside greater opportunities for sporting competitions and clubs for all young people.


We have a phased plan to ensure that we improve children’s fitness and teach them the skills needed to stay healthy and happy.  We have spent Sports Funding in two ways; improving teaching and learning of PE and building an infrastructure to support learning.  Every year we spend money training staff so that a high quality of sports teaching takes place and providing equipment. 


Improving the Infrastructure

Phase 1 – Complete.  Large play equipment fitted with money raised by PTA and fundraising £50.000.  This equipment gets children moving and having fun at the same time. The slide provides climbing exercise for the legs; bars exercise arms and shoulders; jungle gyms strengthen arms, legs and shoulders; and all the equipment together encourages children to run from one piece to another, giving them a healthy dose of cardiovascular, heart-healthy exercise.


Phase 2 – Complete  Cycle Track and 24 bikes. (Sports Funding £15,990).  We believe that to stay healthy and fit, it is important that children should learn to be physically active.  We consider that cycling is one of the best ways to reduce the risk of health issues associated with a sedentary lifestyle. To encourage children learn to cycle as early as possible we have built a cycle track across the field so that children can learn to cycle. 


Phase 3 –  Complete   Outdoor Gym (£14,812). The gym equipment will provide physical and health benefits by building strength in all the major muscle groups, developing cardiovascular fitness, improving flexibility, balance and co-ordination. Fitness markings on playground (£2,000).


What Did we Achieve in 2017 - 2018

  • Outdoor Gym exercise circuit:   The gym equipment has been installed with suitable safety surfacing to provide physical and health benefits for our children Each product has been rigorously tested, far beyond the required standards.  Children are using the equipment during play times and during outside learning sessions. 
  • Small Games equipment:  Small games equipment was updated to give children a better range of resources. 
  • Playground markings updated to provide another trim trail:  As part of our overall updating of playground markings we put in a trim trail section.  Children have been using this at playtime but also as part of their outside learning sessions. 
  • Disadvantaged Groups:  We monitored the performance of our disadvantaged group of children and working with parents provided more opportunities for this group to take part in extra curriculum activities financed through Pupil Premium funding.  


Sport Premium Grant

In 2018-19 funding for schools is calculated by the number of primary aged pupils (between the ages of 5 and 11) as at the annual census in January each year.  All schools with 17 or more primary aged pupils will receive a lump sum of £16,000, plus a premium of £10 per pupil.


Funding Breakdown




Sports Funding


Carried forward from 2016-17



2017-18 allocation



Total to Spend in 2017-18



Actual Costs



Replacing and updating equipment



Replacing Playground markings to enable more active play. 



Gym Exercise Equipment



Gym surfacing 



Total Spend



Carried forward from 2017-18



2018-19 allocation

Appro. £18,470


Total to Spend 2018-19




Sports Funding 2018-19 Aims


Aim 1:  To improve challenge and differentiation in games teaching.

  • Specialist sports teacher employed one day a week to provide training to all teachers through demonstrations, observations and team teaching.  Three teachers per term.


Aim 2:  To improve teacher subject knowledge in gym, dance and yoga. 

  • Internal and external training provided for all teachers.


Aim 3:  To update equipment  

  • Review present equipment and update and improve.  Replace surface under trim trail.


Approximate Costs 2018-19

Total to Spend 2017-18



Approximate costs to achieve aims

Staff Sports Training



PE Leader and staff training for gym and dance. 



Equipment up grade



Total Spend