Impact of Sports Premium for 2015-2016 academic year
PE and sport play a very important part in the life of our school. We believe that Physical Education and Sports contributes to the holistic development of children and, through participation in sport and PE, young people learn more about key values such as so-operation, teamwork, fair play and respect for themselves and others.
There is a significant evidence to show the positive effects of sport and exercise not just on children's physical health, but also on academic achievement. Furthermore, sport provides a healthy environment for young people to learn how to deal with competition and how to cope with both winning and losing.
In the summer of 2013, the Government announced new funding (Sports Premium) to increase the breadth and depth of provision within PE and school sport. This has continued for the 2015-2016 academic year where Lake View Primary School has received £8,680 for the year.
During 2015-2016 we have used the Sports Premium to further improve the quality of our PE provision and extend the opportunities and experiences for our pupils. We have therefore used the Sports Premium to:
Sports Premium money has also been used to provide professional development of school staff, including the PE Subject Co-ordinator. All staff have been able to access new resources bought to support the teaching so that the quality of PE teaching continues to improve.