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Sports Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our PE and Sport Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.


Sport Funding at New Waltham Academy

April 2013, the Government announced new funding for PE and Sport. The funding should be used to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.

We are free to determine how best to use this funding to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.. This can include increasing participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of.


At New Waltham Academy we :-


  • Allocate funding to pay for external coaches to run competitions – Gravity sports festivals, football, netball, cross country, gift and talented festivals etc. Each class to attend one festival per year.
  • Funding allocated to an existing local sport network including the school sports partnership.
  • Employment of local coaches to provide weekly after-school sport on school site  - football, netball, basketball, multi-skills, tennis, and golf.
  • Funding allocated to pay for transport and pool hire and instruction for additional swimming lessons for all children in Year 4.
  • Provide pupils who are gifted and talented in sport with expert, intensive coaching and support – solar sport gifted and talented festivals.


Funding for 2016-17- £9400

In addition at New Waltham Academy we also :


  • Employment of a specialist Sports Leader who works directly for the School.
  • Greater involvement with the School Sports Partnership.
  • Year 1 of 2 working towards the Gold Healthy Schools Award.
  • Increased variety of after school activities including cheerleading, dodgeball and skipping



PE and Sport Premium Funding

New Waltham Academy 2016-2017


Total number of eligible pupils


Total grant amount


Sport Leader

Rebecca Wilson

Governor responsible for PE and School sport

Victoria Barber


Objectives of spend;


  • Improve the provision and quality of PE and school sport


  • Broaden the sporting opportunities and experiences available to pupils


  • Develop a love of sport and physical activity





After school clubs


Improve participation in sporting activities

Increased number of sporting clubs and number of children participating.

Competitions and Festivals


To ensure every child takes part in one competition

All children to participate in a competition. School to achieve Silver Games Mark.



Provide opportunities for children to access activities off site

Opportunities for children in Sailing, bike safety and den building.



Upskill knowledge for NQT and Sports Leader

Gymnastics CPD and Sports Leader UK Level 5 Primary PE and sport specialism.



Transport children to competitions

Enable children to take part in competition against other schools.


Total Premium received


Total premium spent


Premium remaining

-£160.90 School curriculum budget