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St Patrick's Rc Primary And Nursery School

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full"

Lee Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL8 1EF


  2. PE and Sports Premium

Sports Premium 2018/19

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 extracurricular and competitive sports.
  • To fund membership of the Hathershaw Sports Cluster, to enable participation in competitive sports and an exchange of good practice.
  • 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.
  • Signposting pupils into community club.

Sports Premium 2018/19 £17,830

How the funding is spent.



Funding allocated

Hathershaw Sports Cluster

Activity Development Worker

To support the provision of high quality PE lessons and extracurricular sport


Contribution to Hathershaw Cluster

Support for provision of staffing, medals, trophies etc at inter school competitions


Outdoor Education

To provide opportunities for outdoor education and team building



Time for PE Subject Leaders to arrange events and oversee all projects. Cost of any additional hours worked


Sports coaches

To provide specialist coaching


General PE Resources

Equipment for curricular and extracurricular PE and Sport


Misc expenses

e.g. Competition entry fees


Total Expenditure



  • 67% of Y6 children achieved 25m swimming award in 2018.

Targets   – 2018/19

  • To maintain high levels of participation in extracurricular sport and to retain the Sainsbury’s Gold Award.
  • To train Y5 pupils to be Junior Play Leaders
  • To introduce a Health and Wellbeing programme
  • Further develop the role of the sports council
  • To create ‘active’ playgrounds.
  • To increase the range of extracurricular sporting activities on offer by introducing Table Tennis and Fencing.


Impact   – 2017/18 targets

We have had another extremely successful year in terms of both participation in extracurricular sport and success in competitions.

  • To increase participation in extracurricular sport to 80% : Participation in extracurricular sport has increased to an average of 86% across the school.
  • To maintain the Sainsbury’s Gold Award - We have achieved the Gold Award again
  • To organise staff training to enhance teachers’ skills in delivering the new PE curriculum. The Sports development coach has been providing CPD for all teachers across the PE curriculum.
  • To introduce a Sports Council to improve pupil voice. The sports council has been established and has met 6 times over the year. They have been involved in planning afterschool clubs and organising the school sports day.
  • To run the Change4Life Club – A decision was made not to orgainse the Change4Life club due to other commitments.
  • To organise additional PE sessions for identified children to improve fitness and increase confidence.- These interventions have been very successful and have resulted in children improving their enjoyment of and participation in PE lessons as a result of being fitter and more confident.
  • To participate in the Premier League Primary Stars initiative.- This initiative involved 6 visits from a Premier League coach who led skill development sessions for Year 6 as well as an afterschool club for girls.
  • To increase the range of extracurricular sporting activities on offer by introducing new sports e.g. Softball, table tennis and walking rugby .- All 3 of these sports have been introduced through extracurricular clubs.