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PE and Sports Grant

PE and Sports Grant

PE and Sports Grant 1

Whipperley Infant Academy Sports Premium Grant Statement

What is the Sports Premium?

The government has providing funding of 150 million per annum for the academic years 2013/2014 , 2014/2015 AND 2015/16 to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding has been jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. The money is to enable schools to improve the quality of sport and PE for all their children.

PE and Sports Grant 2016/17

The academy received £8,900 in PE and sports grant from the department.

This year 2016/7 we have used part of our Sports Grant to buy the children Karate suits (or a Gis).  This has allowed some of our children to do their gradings already.  We are very proud of our karate club at Whipperley.



2016/17 Update


  • The school currently runs an additional sports club on a Friday morning. This club is targeted at the children who attend the nurture Breakfast club.  The club is about raising levels of activity and also to build confidence and self-esteem.


  • The new astro turf which was part funded for last year’s Sports Premium has enable the school to offer lunchtime football opportunities for the children on Wednesdays and Fridays each week led by a qualified coach. It has also ensured that the children have access to this area all year round.


  • The PE and sports grant funded school karate suits (Gi) which mean that all the children who attend the breakfast karate club can look and feel the part and has also enabled 4 children to do their grades. The karate club performed at this year’s Summer fete.


  • The PE and sports grant enabled a member of staff to attend a PE conference on promoting active lifestyles through high quality inclusive physical education.


  • School has maintained access to 120 minutes of PE time within the curriculum


  • The children have access to a variety of before and after-school clubs including: Karate, multi skills, gymnastics, Games and seasonal sports such as Tennis, athletics and cricket etc.


  • Trampolining skills days then linked to vouchers at Jump arena.


  • To part fund the services of rising stars sports coaches to increase the skills of the teaching and support staff


  • Inflatable obstacle course days to improve challenge and enjoyment. Sports days can be daunting for some of our children so in a concert effort to ensure all our children enjoyed being active we added a new element. Competition is an important part of our sports alongside team work.


  • Two days of a professional dance coach for the children to develop their skills in dance.


  • Funded medals and trophies so the children have an incentive to strive hard and win.


  • The 60 children have had opportunities to attend additional inter schools competitions which included this year;
      • Tennis Festival
      • Tri Golf event
      • Football tournament
      • Net and wall festival
      • Quad Kids Athletics Event





Impact on the children

After school sports clubs


Additional opportunities for children to develop greater skills in activities.

Taxis to and from sporting events


To facilitate inter school competitions

External sports coach and champion


Develop skills of staff and children to ensure sustainable PE

Karate Suits


To enable the children to do grades

Karate Club


Opportunity for the children to try a different sports skill.

Trampoline skills days


Medals and trophies


Hire of inflatable obstacle course


To increase motivation and participation.

Staff Professional Development


To develop the skills of staff and increase opportunities for the children





PE and Sports Grant 2015-16 Report



Sports Premium Grant Statement