Sports Funding

Sports Funding 2021-2022 Hill West Primary School

Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of

£10.00 per pupil in Year 1 – 6 (365 pupils)

Academic Year: 2021-22Total fund allocated: £19,710Date Updated: 7.10.21
Subject Leader: Mr Joel HolmesHead Teacher: Dr Beth ClarkeNamed Governor: Mr Matthew Walker

Key indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officers guidelines recommend that primary school pupils undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school.

  • Educate children in the value and benefits of a healthy active lifestyle.
  • Ensure our high quality PE and school sport offer develops competent and confident movers with the aim of inspiring lifelong participation in physical activity.
  • Use active lessons to increase physical activity levels and learning.
  • Raise awareness of the best places to take part in sport and physical activity outside of school.
  • Provide opportunities for daily physical activity – through the daily mile
  • To increase pupils’ activity levels throughout the day.
  • To continue to work in partnership with ‘Wilson Stuart Active Society’ to increase awareness of the importance of physical activity
  • Through PE lessons and sport, ensure our children understand the role of movement in the development of their own physical literacy, fitness and wellbeing.
  • Develop the PE curriculum to ensure lessons link to the multi-skills approach found in our PE policy.
  • Build links with local community sports clubs through our SGO.
  • Develop action plan for the leadership of physical activity
  • Further encourage use of initiatives such as the ‘Daily Mile’ in ALL year groups at least 3 times a week
  • Participate in the Active60 survey through Sport Birmingham and liaise with them to support our implementation of PESSPA in school.
Cost  %  allocation
Wilson Stuart – £1350
Equipment £4,000
To be evaluated throughout the year and reported on in July 2022
Monitor physical activity levels to ensure ALL classes meet the government guidelines of at least 30 minutes a day for each child in school time.

Key indicator 2: The profile of PESSPA being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement

  • Use PE and sport to enable the development of life skills that are transferred to other curriculum areas, wider school and beyond.
  • Use PE teaching to aid fine and gross motor skill development.
  • Use sporting role models used to engage and raise achievement.
  • Ensure PE and school sport is visible in the school (assemblies, notice boards, school website, local press)
  • High quality PE lessons delivered during curriculum time.
  • To deliver the Sports Leader Programme throughout the school, engaging and facilitating pupils’ ability to take responsibility for their learning and delivering of physical activities to the rest of the school.
  • Additional competitions outside of the School Games programme
  • Comprehensive CPD programme
  • Outdoor activity days
  • Primary Leadership through the Wilson Stuart Active Society.
  • Youth Sport Trust Primary
  • Develop a team of sports leaders. Sports leaders to help run and organise the intra-house festivals
  • Engaging with Sport Birmingham initiative ‘Pathway to Podium’ (P2P) to audit where we are in terms of successful PE delivery across school.
Cost  %  allocation
To be evaluated throughout the year and reported on in July 2022
Identify the positive impact that PE and school sport has on academic achievement, behaviour and safety, attendance, health and wellbeing and SMSC.

Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

  • Raise the quality of learning and teaching in PE and school sport by providing support to deliver broad, balanced and inclusive high quality PE and school sport provision (within and beyond the curriculum) to raise pupils’ attainment.
  • To develop a comprehensive scheme of work to support teachers
    • To have a deep and fluent knowledge and flexible understanding of the content they are teaching
    • Knowledge of the requirements of curriculum sequencing and dependencies in relation t0 the content and ideas they are teaching
    • Knowledge of relevant curriculum tasks, assessments and activities, their diagnostic and didactic potential; being able to generate varied explanations and multiple representations / analogies / examples of the ideas they are teaching
    • Knowledge of common student strategies, misconceptions and sticking points in relation to the content they are teaching
  • To develop and deliver a comprehensive scheme of work to support the teaching of P.E. across school
  • Provide opportunities for staff to access CPD opportunities through the Sport Partnership CPD programme.
  • Use specialist coaches and providers for staff training to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff in delivering PE.
  • Purchase quality assured resources to support teachers and support staff.
  • Subject Leader to attend relevant sport conferences and network meetings to gain relevant information.
  • Liaise with other local schools to share knowledge and expertise.
  • Creating links with Catherine Curran through her Positive PE programme to support teachers in the delivery of gymnastics.
Cost  %  allocation
To be evaluated throughout the year and reported on in July 2022
Review staff confidence and competence in delivering high quality PE and school sport and allocate staff to upcoming CPD opportunities
Further 1:1 team-teaching opportunities to monitor staff effectiveness and confidence
Support ECTs with their teaching of P.E

Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

  • Provide opportunities to take part in a diverse range of school sport through extra-curricular clubs, competitions and events.
  • Continue to offer additional extracurricular opportunities for all pupils to take part in physical activity and sport
  • Provide additional links to Community Sports Clubs
  • Children participate in festivals/tournaments held through WSAS.
  • Increase opportunities for KS1 children
  • Continue to develop relationships with community coaches so a broad and wide range of activities can be offered to all age groups.
  • Provide opportunities for children with SEND, the least confident and the least active to attend exciting, varied and a new range of activities through the school sport partnership. Such as the Primary Panathlon in November.
  • Review extra-curricular activities through pupil voice / accreditation
  • Employ sports coaches to provide age and stage appropriate extracurricular sporting opportunities and to improve sports skills in children through increased opportunities in school
  • To keep the website up-to-date with the range of clubs on offer
  • School to enter children into sporting festivals/ competitions.
  • Links made with coaches and outside clubs – tennis/ cricket /rugby/football/hockey and newly with Positive PE coaching to support movement and mood in KS1 children and Year 3 children with additional needs.
  • Equipment continues to provide opportunities during break and lunchtimes.
Cost  %  allocation
To be evaluated throughout the year and reported on in July 2022
Carefully select outside providers and ensure they understand our vision for school sport and that the opportunities they offer contribute to that vision.
Further increase opportunities for KS1 children – in and out of school

Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport

  • Provide opportunities for all children to challenge themselves through both intra and inter school sport where the children’s motivation, competence and confidence are at the centre of the competition and the focus is on the process rather than the outcome.
  • Increased participation in School Games competitions.
  • Providing opportunities for children with SEND, the least active and the least confident to attend competitions and events.
  • Engage with partnership coordinators
  • Engage more staff/ parents/ volunteers and young leaders to support attendance at competitions.
  • Use external coaches to run competitions to increase pupils’ participation.
  • Identify a set number of competitions/events to provide transport to.
  • Ensure pupils get opportunity to take part in local competitive leagues, tournaments and festivals.
  • Regular (termly), intra-house sports competitions for pupils across different sports.
  • To develop links with external agencies in the community to ensure more pupils participate in community clubs outside of school
Cost  %  allocation
Transport – £1000
Staffing – £200
To be evaluated throughout the year and reported on in July 2022
Review attendance data and identify children for appropriate opportunities.
Investigate further use of virtual inter house competitions.


  • All pupils’ in Year 4 and non-swimmers in Year 6 will have swimming lessons during the academic year 2021-2022.  Outcomes in Year 6 for swimming in 2020-2021 can be found in the evaluation for last year.