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Sports Premium



Sports Premium 2015/16 £8900

The sports premium grant received by St Patricks is used to enhance the provision of PE and sport and encourage activity and healthy lifestyles in the following ways;


  • The employment of an activity development worker from Sports Development to support the provision of high quality PE lessons and extra curricular sport
  • To improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of the teaching staff at St Patricks
  • To provide an extensive range of opportunities for children to take part in competitive sports.
  • To fund membership of the Hathershaw Sports Cluster, which meets termly with 18 other local primary schools and is led by an Assistant Principal at the local secondary school, these meetings allow an exchange of good practice.
  • To fund membership of Youth Sport Trust this again informs staff of new PE developments.
  • To encourage more reluctant children to participate regularly in sport.
  • Promoting key values such as teamwork, resilience, leadership, respect for others, and the ability to handle success and disappointment.
  • Funding for outside providers to enhance extracurricular sport and PE at lunchtimes and afterschool.
  • Training for Junior Play Leaders who actively help organise lunchtime activities for their peers,
  • Signposting pupils into community clubs


Targets for 2015/16

  • To increase participation in extracurricular sport to 75% .
  • To achieve the Sainsbury’s Gold Award.
  • To organise staff training to enhance teachers’ skills in delivering the new PE curriculum.
  • To introduce a Sports Council to improve pupil voice.
  • To run the Change4Life Club
  • To run a lunchtime activity club for identified children.
  • To hold a Healthy Action Sports Week where the focus is on Health, Well being and Participation.
  • To run summer term cricket coaching and KS1 football training.
  • To introduce Foundation Stage Bright Beginnings to supplement Physical Development Activities in early years.
  • To purchase new Sports Kits.


How the funding is spent.

Additional funding is provided from the main school budget where appropriate.


Provision Purpose Funding allocated
Hathershaw Sports ClusterActivity Development Worker To support the provision of high quality PE lessons and extracurricular sport £3,500
Contribution to Hathershaw Cluster Support for provision of staffing, medals, trophies etc at inter school competitions £1000
Leadership Time for PE Subject Leader to arrange events and oversee all projects. Cost of any additional hours worked  £950
Sports coaches e.g. Oldham Athletic sports coachingDance ClubSoccer Stars Coach £4550
General PE Resources Equipment for curricular and extracurricular PE and Sport £1300
Total Expenditure £11,300



In 2014/15 St Patrick’s received a sports premium grant of £8,350

Impact 2014/15

  • Increased participation in extracurricular sport in Y1 to Y6 from 47% in 2013/14 to 68% in 2014/15.
  • Increase in participation rates in inter school competition from 2 (13/14) to 12 events (14/15).
  • St Patrick’s teams were selected to represent West Oldham at the Borough Games (Level 3) at dance and football.
  • Achieved the bronze level award from Sainsbury’s.
  • 6 pupils signposted to community sports clubs.
  • Improved skipping skills through a Heart Foundation Skipping fundraiser.
  • Children with additional needs or disabilities have attended specific events e.g. ability road show and taken part in interschool competitions.
  • Junior Sports leaders take daily lunchtime activity groups in KS1.
  • 3 school groups took part in inter schools dance festival (Reception, Y2/3, Y4/5/6).