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Great Missenden CoE combined School


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 of 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.



Beth Tweddle visit and coaching sessions for Sport’s Week July 2016 – Paid for by Sports Premium funding.


What is the Sports Premium?

The government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for the academic years 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 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 £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each year for the next two years - here at Great Missenden CoE Combined School that will approximately £9,000 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.



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.


  • Booking sport activities for Sports week.
  • Joining Sports partnerships and sports leagues.
  • Paying for professional development opportunities in PE/sport.
  • Running sport competitions, or increasing participation in the school games.
  • Buying quality assured professional development modules or material for PE/sport.


See Autumns Sports Premium spending below.


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. These opportunities children to compete against other school in a variety of sports including Tag rugby, Tri golf and Handball.


Additionally our school has successful boys and girl’s football teams who participate in a local league and cup competitions (see grid below for current sport festival dates correct as of September 2016 or the document Festivals and extra-curricular competitions 2015 – 2016 for previous competitions).



Year group Event Date
1 Multi skills November 2016
1 Athletics May 2017
2 Outdoor Adventurous Activities September 2016
2 Year 2 games May 2017
3/4 Tri golf April 2017
3/4 Tennis June 2017
4 Football March 2017
3/4/5/6 Cross country February 2017
3/4/5/6 Cross country February 2017
3/4/5/6 Athletics May 2017
5/6 Handball March 2017
5/6 Tag rugby October 2016
5/6 Tag rugby March 2017
6 Year 6 games July 2017


Additionally at Great Missenden CoE Combined School we provide many opportunities for children to be physically active through the many extracurricular clubs we provide (Seeclub lists correct as of September 2016 and January 2017). Additionally we promote an active healthy life style to children.A recent class survey showed that:


  • 92% of children are regularly physically active.
  • 71% of children participate in a club outside of school.
  • 66% of children participate in swimming outside of school.
  • 29% of Pupil Premium children participate in school sports clubs. (Recently added to action plan)
  • 55% of Pupil Premium children participate in sports clubs outside of school.


Current documentation

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.


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