Sports Premium and Catch up Premium Grant

Sport Premium Grant Academic Year 2019-20


The Government is continuing to provide substantial primary school sport funding in 2018-19. This funding is to be spent on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children and to encourage children to develop healthy, active lifestyles. The purpose of the funding is to improve schools’ provision of PE and sport, and schools will have the freedom to choose how they do this.

  • Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £15,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil
  • Wellesbourne will receive a total of     (£15,000 and £3,220)

Impact of Funding from Academic Year 2018 – 19

The school spent a total of £38,705 in the academic year 2018 -19 which included carry forwards from previous years. Below are listed the main projects (ones below £100 are not itemised). This left a carry forward of £5,441

Budget Action Impact

Total Aspire costs



Use of a qualified coach from Aspire to continue the professional development of two teachers in KS2 PE lessons Significant improvement in confidence, subject knowledge and tracking of children’s progress of KS2 staff. The knowledge and skills of all staff is improving by the sharing of good practice.
(included above) Aspire Coach led a weekly running activity in the Spring Term so  that all children in KS2 could run a marathon All children in KS2 enjoyed participating and achieved awards at the end of the term to show the distance they had achieved. Brisk walking was encouraged for the unfit and competitive running for the most able
(included above) Aspire Coach led different KS2 play activities at lunchtime one day a week Children more active and encouraged to try a greater variety of the new games on other days
(included above) Aspire Coach taught an after school football Club for 3 and 4 Significant improvement in agility and skill level of children taking part and the number of pupils taking part has increased.
Allocation of time for staff to train pupils and to attend the competition

(Supply £200)

Year 5 and Year 6 children have participated in interschool Sportshall Athletics.


This has improved the strength and stamina of pupils as well as developing the technical skills of running, jumping, and throwing. Pupils have competed with each other in lessons showing determination and tenacity.
Allocation  of time  on timetable Introduction of badminton lessons for Year 5 and 6 Opportunity for a new sport to be offered in Year 6
Supply Cover costs for teacher £400 (approx) The PE Subject Leader took a team of Year 5 and 6 children to prepare and then participate in the local area swimming gala competing against 5 schools The school had heat winners in front crawl, butterfly stroke and breast stroke. The Year 5 relay team won their event.
£2,000 Resources including footballs, nets and anchors for posts, renew content for playtime boxes Health and Safety requirement
£12,000 Outdoor area development – all weather surface. Allowed more children to play outdoors at lunchtime even in wet weather
£800  Supply costs to cover the release of the PE leader to take children to events Wellesbourne competed in more events than in previous years.
£6,000  To support swimming in the school by funding the poolside staff with people familiar to the chidlren and trained in safeguarding and first aid by the school. All swimming classes we well supported by the school
£700 New PE planning material for teachers to improve the curriculum and provision further. Teachers happier with the subject and workload has been eased.
£4,000 Paint lines on playground for netball and rebuild the long jump pit Higher quality resources for all children at Wellesbourne school.

Achievement in Swimming

  • There were 55 pupils in Year 6 in the academic year 2018-19 and 95% (51 children) could swim proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, using a range of strokes
  • Children who had attended Wellesbourne CE Primary School throughout (only 70% of the cohort) had been taught to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations and this is a target in 2019-20, to evaluate further the swimming skills of Year 6 children new to school since Year 2.


Our spending plans for this year 2019-20 include:

  • £6,000 on Aspire qualified coaching to continue the staff professional development  to now include Teaching Assistants
  • To ended further Marathon kids (through Aspire coaching) as a whole school aspect, awarding and encouraging children to keep fit.
  • Maths on the move- cross curricular physical approach to learning skills in Maths.
  • Coach costs to access interschool sport e.g. Sports Hall Athletics competition
  • Equipment renewal e.g. tennis balls, playtime equipment, gymnastic mats
  • £300 resources for Sports Day
  • Supply costs for PE Subject Leader to allow take-up of coaching and forge better links with other sports clubs
  • Playmaker Award for Year 5 and Year 6 to be trained as leaders which will encourage pupils to take on roles that support sport and physical activity within school
  • Maintenance and improvement of KS1 adventure playground
  • Provide additional swimming provision in the summer term, targeted to Year 6 pupils not able to meet the swimming requirements of the National Curriculum.
  • During our Keeping Healthy focus week in the spring term, to promote the health and well-being of all pupils
  • Further develop the running award in the Spring Term to promote a competitive element, in addition to the inclusion aspect
  • Financial support to enable all children to have the opportunity to go on the residential trip to a PGL Centre with lots of physical activity like climbing, canoeing etc.