Sutton St James School has been issued with a substantial amount of money by the Government as part of the Sport Premium Initiative. This sum of money is ring-fenced and is to be spent by the school on ‘improving the quality of sport and PE’. Ofsted will be focusing on how effectively this premium is used towards the given objective and as a school we will be held to account as to how we have spent this money. Schools can choose how they use the funding, for example to:
At Sutton St James the Headteacher, staff and Governors have given careful consideration as to how this money should be spent and our rational for spending the money is:
Within school our timetables offer all key stage 1 &2 children with at least 2 hours of PE each week, 1 indoor, 1 outdoor session.
All pupils have 2 hours of PE lessons in school, these cover the whole range of the subject – movement, fitness, gym, games, athletics and swimming. After school clubs take place throughout the year, some with outside coaches. School takes part in local competitions and festivals. Coaches are used in school to deliver some PE sessions to all age groups.