School Sports Crew
Head of crew: Millie and Oliver
Competition leaders: Molly, Olivia, Ann, Jaiden
Equipment Organisers: Ellie, Ella, Harry, Adam
Media: Libby, Daisy, Grace, Tommy, Rose, Megan
Club Manager - Thomas, Sophie, Charlotte, Jake
Town End Junior School vision
All pupils to leave primary school physically literate
with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary
to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and
lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
We aim to do this by..
- Increasing participation rates in sporting activities while at the same time contributing to child development by building on and learning more about our key values such as respect, co-operation and kindness for themselves and others.
- Developing a broader range of sports and activities offered to pupils.
- Improving partnership work on physical education with other schools and other local partners, including increasing confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport.
- Extending and developing further opportunities for inter class and across school sport competitions.
- Targeting groups of pupils to help improve their physical development and kick start a healthy active lifestyle.
- Driving school improvement through raising the profile of school sports values within whole school values.
Our pupils say..
- 91% of our pupils (92% disadvantaged pupils), said they were more active and took part in more sports activities this year. 2015-16 (Feb 2016 pupil questionnaire )
- Of which 42% (59% disadvantaged) said they took part in school organised lunchtime or after school sports clubs.
In 2017-18 We aim to use the increased pupil funding allocated to us to ensure all pupils develop a positive attitude to developing a healthy sustainable lifestyle by
- establishing more sports and health related enrichment clubs.
- making stronger connections, building community links with local sports clubs.
- strengthening the leadership skills of the Sports Crew, Sports Ambassadors and Media Crew to showcase school participation in community and cluster events organised through strong participation with the 5 Pits Partnership of Cluster Schools and affiliation with the Bolsover School Sports Partnership.
- researching and purchasing new resources to develop sports and healthy lifestyles across all aspects of the curriculum.
- facilitate more sporting opportunities, through learning new skills to play Golf, Table Tennis, Netball, also developing skills in Paralympic sports of Boccia and Wheelchair Basketball.
2017-18 Action plan (AFPE guidance)
2016-17 We used all the funding of £8929 (and a further £3970.00 from school budget) to promote physical literacy by..
- achieving the Silver School Games PE Mark, with outstanding pupil involvement in the 2016'Rio Olympics'.
- pupils voice choosing to buy new equipment including table tennis tables and setting up a new enrichment club.
- pupils participating in new activities including Squash, Tai-Chi, Boccia, and Handball.
- up skilling the School Playleader to develop and empower the role of Sports Leaders, ensuring sustainability of School Sports Crew; 4 Gifted and talented Year 6 leaders became Play Makers. Y5 pupils were recruited and trained to be our next Sports Mini Leaders.
- monitoring the impact and developing sporting opportunities through newly established breakfast club, which started in September 2016.
showcasing the work of the School Sports Crew including the completion of weekly school sporting blogs on the Sainsbury's school games website.
- staff team teaching, working alongside a Sports specialist; while at the same time developing further good practice in Assessing PE and sports participation.
- purchasing bike and scooter racks to encourage smart travel to school.
2016-17 Action plan and review (AFPE guidance)
2015-16 We used all £8684 to improve and promote healthy active lifestyles by...
- extending British values and the legacy of 2012 Olympics through lessons and sports clubs.
- extending our fresh air fitness programme using the new outdoor gym and circuit stations
- reorganising resources onto the playground, audit provision and introduce more new sporting events
- monitoring pupil participation involvement in enrichment activities and assess skills learning in lessons.
- exploring the use of offsite sports and fitness opportunities to develop pupil’s confidence in a range of activities, including the development of walking to and from our Forest School areas.
2014-15 We used the funding to …
- Purchase an outdoor, 7 piece gym
- Zone the playground to include safe areas for different sports and leisure activities.
- Increased the number of pupils achieving the expected 25m qualification in swimming by including swimming for Y3/Y4 pupils
- Develop further the role of the playleader and mini leaders to provide more inter-class / inter-team lunchtime competitions and provision for all genders, by introducing new sporting activities.
2013-14 We used the funding to…
- Hire specialist qualified PE teachers and qualified lunchtime sports coaches for 38 weeks, providing effective training/planning for all staff to be implemented in 2014-15
- Employ a play leader. This role has enhanced sports over the lunchtime break, pupils are targeted and encouraged to join in organised activities.
- Buy quality assured material for PE and inclusive sport to supplement the existing provision in the school curriculum.
We strongly believe our children are more active; have participated in 2 hours of good and outstanding PE lessons; and have increased participation levels in a range of sporting opportunities throughout the day as a result of our spending in the last 3 years. Visitors comment on how happy, safe and active our pupils are at break times.