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Sports Premium Report 2016-2017


Sports Funding is provided by the government in a lump sum of £8000 to all schools nationwide and an extra £5 is given per child (Yrs. 1-6). Therefore, St. Helen’s Church of England Primary School receives a total of £8,820.

The PE and Sport Premium is designed to help primary schools improve the quality of PE and provide opportunities for sporting success. The teaching of PE is benefited greatly through coaching, updated equipment and opportunities are also offered to compete in leagues and tournaments.


At St. Helen’s Church of England Primary School, we feel extremely committed to ensuring that we use our additional funding to have an impact on our children and improve physical activity. We want to ensure the funding gives us the greatest impact upon our P.E attainment and promotes a healthy lifestyle to every child. The information below will explain how the Sports Premium has been spent at St. Helen’s Church of England Primary School and the impact it has had.

St. Helen's C of E Primary School Allocation: £8,820


Provision Impact Cost Impact
Howard School Sports Partnership

CPD for all staff
Loaning of equipment
Entrance to Mini Youth Games
Transition for Year 6
Advice and support
Young leaders training
Event organising

Training school sports organising crew

Entrance to HSSP festivals
£1200 for the year

The school has taken part in a selection of festivals this year e.g. Primary Sports Hall Athletics, this enabled all children whether sporting or non-sporting to take part in inter-school competition. It also supported our ability to take a ‘b’ team to an inter-school competition which is needed to achieve Sainsbury’s Silver Kitemark.


CPD opportunities tailored to individual teacher’s needs – St. Helen’s hosted its first CPD (Gymnastics). Tennis CPD accessed for the first time, rewarded for attending with £500 tennis equipment.


Larger young leader workforce.


Trained St. Helen’s first School Sports organising crew (SSOC) – organise, run and report on intra-school competition and support PE lead/school sport. SSOC will enable us to try to achieve Sainsbury’s Silver Kitemark in 2017-2018.
Medway Sport (5 Hour Offer)

CPD for all staff

Provide a lunchtime club for KS1/2 to develop sports and sporting skills. Children have

MYG games after school club to prepare and develop skills for the MYG competitions.

£3450 for the year

Children have participated and accessed a wider variety of readily unavailable sports e.g. handball, tri-golf for the first time. Pupil voice indicates that the new sports are popular and that the lessons are engaging and enjoyable.


The presences of a female PE coach was seen as favourable and positive from the girls.
Participation in Mini Youth Games

Opportunity for children to participate in inter school sports competitions.
- Tag rugby

- Hockey

- Swimming

- Athletics


  • Cover for teachers/1xTA to take children to event.

  • Cover for PE lead to attend meetings with Medway Sport/HSSP to develop in school PE.
Participated in 4 MYG events which supports our Sainsbury’s Bronze Kitemark achievement.
Healthy living day Developing an awareness of how to achieve a healthy lifestyle. £70 for food and equipment. Children are more articulate as to what constitutes a healthy way of living – KS1: 5 a day, Eatwell Plate and Farm to Fork. KS2: Sugar/food swaps, learning about different types of sugar and fats, investigating and understanding food labelling system.
Swimming (Pool hire and Teachers)


Pool hire and use of swimming facilities.


Hiring of qualified swimming teachers to ensure quality and safety of lessons.




Children have access to higher quality facilities and coaching staff.


88% of YR 6 children left school achieving 25m or more.

38% of KS2 completed ‘Self Rescue’ award – the highest ASA Swimming award.
PE equipment

To enhance the opportunities available to pupils by increasing the quality of equipment.









Safety of equipment inside and outside of school building checked.


Tennis balls – wider variety of tennis ball types to support different abilities of children.


Purchase of additional equipment for playgrounds.


Total Spend: £8820