There is significant evidence to show the positive effects of sport and exercise on children’s physical health, growth and development. Furthermore, sport also provides a healthy environment for young people to learn how to deal with competition and how to cope with both winning and losing.
Government funding is provided annually to develop PE, School Sport and Physical Activity in all primary schools (Primary Sport Premium Funding).
Ryedene Primary and Nursery School received £8900 for the academic year 2016/2017.
We have considered carefully how to utilise this funding to improve teaching and learning in PE across the school and impact on the pupils within our school. We believe that the Sport Premium funding should support three key areas; physical education, healthy, active lifestyles and competitive school sport.
It was used as follows: