At Great Missenden CoE Combined School, we recognise the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of the children. We believe that an innovative, varied PE curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement of all our children. See PE Policy, Action Plan and Whole School Overview of PE teaching below for further information on PE in the school.
Primary School Sports Funding
Our Primary School Sport’s Funding will enable us to continue and extend our provision through, purchasing new sports equipment, entering into more competitive sports competitions and training our staff to deliver quality PE sessions.
Click here for the Department of Education link to the Primary School’s Sports Funding page.
To review our funding and what we have spent the money on this year please use the link at the bottom of the page.
What is the Sports Premium?
The government is providing funding of £150 million per annum to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children. Each school will receive £16,000 plus an extra £10 per pupil - here at Great Missenden CoE Combined School that will be approximately £17,000 a year. The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.
Recently the government have committed to funding the primary school Sports Premium up until 2020 - an investment worth £750 million and something we are very happy to hear at Great Missenden School, with sport being very important to us.
Purpose of the funding
Schools will have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, at our school we have spent this money on a variety of things such as:
Booking sports athletes and speakers for a school Sports week.
Opportunities for children
Throughout the year we provide stimulating and exciting PE lessons in a variety of sports, children also develop their fundamental movement skills using the real PE planning.
This year children are planned to participate in many sporting events either in leagues, cup competitions, sports festivals organised by the DCHS sports partnership and MPSSA partnership.
Additionally our school has successful boys and girl’s football teams who participate in a local league and cup competitions as well as an up and coming netball team who are also entered into a local league this year.
A breakdown of the events entered this year include -
|Winter Olympics||December 2017|
|1||Summer Skills||July 2018|
|2||Year 2 games||May 2018|
|3 and 4||Tri Golf||April 2018|
|3 and 4||Tennis||June 2018|
|5||Ultimate Frisbee||October 2017|
|5||Netball and Football||October 2017|
|5 and 6||Swim Gala||TBC|
|6||Year 6 games||June 2018|
|All KS2||Cross Country||February 2018|
Additionally at Great Missenden CoE Combined School we provide many opportunities for children to be physically active through the many extracurricular clubs we provide. Additionally we promote an active healthy life style to children. A recent class survey showed that:
At Great Missenden School we try to keep our staff knowledgeable with current affairs for Physical education such as the Concussion guidelines for the education sector (2015) and The childhood Obesity – A Plan for Action (2016), AfPE Safe practice: in physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity.