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Sports Premium 2016-17

How We Are Spending The Sports Premium in the Academic Year 2016-17


This academic year the school is in receipt of £8815. This money has been provided to engage children in sporting activities and combat obesity. Statistics show that in 2016 almost a quarter of our Year 6 children were classified as being obese so we intend to open up new opportunities as a way forward to support children towards a healthy lifestyle.


 Following a very successful sporting year in 2015-16, the school plans to spend the Sports Premium in the following way:





Basketball Coaching and Competition


Other specialist coaching e.g tennis, hockey


New PE Scheme of Work


Team Seaburn Sports Kit


Transport To and From Competitions


Affiliation Fees


New Equipment e.g Quick Sticks hockey


Reward Activities


Co-ordinator release from classrooms to undertake observations, attend meetings


Sports Clubs-Try Something New! In the Spring term there will be an opportunity for a half price term of attending a sports club new to children


Playground developments e.g sports lines, MUGA



TOTAL: £8815


The school has teams competing against other schools in the following sports:

  • netball
  • football
  • basketball
  • swimming
  • athletics


2016-17 saw the introduction of basketball into school. Heading the project was the Newcastle Eagles, a team that inspired Year 5 to become the best primary school basketball team in Sunderland and then the North East in the Hoops for Health competition. From the initial stages of qualification, 6 children were identified as having a particular talent to go on to further training in Sunderland.


2016-17 was the year in which hockey has been introduced into school with a veteran international player leading lessons with Years 3 and 4 each week. Staff are in attendance and taking notes so that they develop the skills to carry on Mr. Wilson's excellent work. By 2017-18 we feel the school will be in a position to field at least one hockey team in local tournaments.


The sustainability of this investment is clear in the increased levels of participation in our two main focus sports: basketball and hockey through the curriculum and externally, where children have been signposted to continue their involvement in clubs and sporting programmes.  Furthermore, we will continue the investment and our involvement in these sports for the forseeable future as we seek to compete at different age levels.