Sports Funding

Primary schools are currently receiving a dedicated ‘Sports’ grant, which  we  should  use to improve the provision of PE and sport to help Primary school children develop healthy lifestyles.

Our total allocation for this academic year (2016/2017) is; £8440. We should receive 7/12 of this in November and 5/12 in May.

This year we are funding external coaching, special events, and coaches to and from sporting events; as detailed below:

  • Part funding of an LSA who has trained with the ECB to lead cricket coaching.
  • Football coaching from Melton Foxes on a Wednesday afternoon during autumn term.
  • Subsidising an after school football club run by the same coach during autumn term.
  • Hockey coaching from Leicester Hockey Club in spring term.
  • Subsidising an after school hockey club run by the same coach during spring term.
  • Basketball coaching during summer term.
  • Subsidising an after school basketball club run by the same coach during summer term.
  • Buses to allow participation in a variety of inter school competitions:  these have included football, basketball, cross country and rugby tournaments so far.
  • Traditional folk dancing day in May.
  • A whole school trip to Belvoir Castle Cricket ground to take part in a 'Cricket and Countryside Day' during Summer Term.
  • Subsidising swimming over and above curriculum requirements during spring term for years R-5.

Resource/ Activity

Expenditure

LSA salary  £2500

Football coaching

£400

Buses to sporting events

£1500

Hockey coaching

£400

Folk Dance Day

£300 (Summer term)

Basketball coaching

£400 (Summer term)

Cricket Day

£700 (Summer term)

Swimming (over and above curriculum requirements)

£1840

Equipment £400
Total £8440