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    Gillespie Primary School
    Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
    T: 020 7226 6840 F: 020 7354 8537
    Gillespie Primary School | PE & Sport Grant Allocation
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    PE & Sport Grant Allocation

    All schools receive an additional grant to spend on developing PE and Sport. Find out how we spend it…

    Allocation for 2016/17
    Description Cost Notes
    Sports Leader TLR £2,700
    Islington Bronze Package £1,250
    Gymnastic Coach £2,700 CPD alongside class teacher
    Football coach  & hire of Arsenal Hub £1,500 CPD alongside class teacher
    Supply cover to allow sports leader to train teams and go to competitions. £900
    After School clubs £3,000
    Total expenditure £12,050

     

    Impact of funding

    Gillespie have benefited greatly from the funding and their sporting success has shown this. As the sports leader I have used the money to upskill our teachers and build their confidence in delivering different sports. This has been done by bringing in expert coaches to teach alongside the class teacher providing them with ideas, confidence and skills. I have also been more active in the teaching of PE throughout the school and have taught all of KS2 for on a weekly basis for the Summer term. I have also run both netball and cricket afterschool clubs.

    Football

    In football the boys won reached the semi finals of the Arsenal Premier league competition but were beaten by Ashmount who went on to win the tournament.

    Cricket

    Gillespie won the British Land Cricket Competition in Islington so went on the represent Islington at the Regional Finals where we made it through to the Grand Finals. 140 schools took part in the tournament and only 8 made it through to the finals day at Lord so it was an amazing achievement for a one form entry school.

    Inclusion League Winners.

    Gillespie have played in the British Land inclusion league for the past 3 years and have built on their performance each year. This year we won the tournament.

    Gymnastics

    We had the excellent Rochelle in to teach gymnastics to all of KS1 and KS2 and the progress that each child made in her sessions was amazing. Year 5 used their skills in their class assembly and it was clear how much they had benefitted from her. The year 5 teacher also benefitted from her coaching and was able to mirror her lessons each week.

    In the year 3/4 gymnastics competition we came 2nd overall, again a huge achievement for a school that had never focused on gymnastics before.

    The government provides schools with additional funding each year to improve the quality of PE education and provision for pupils at the school, to increase the opportunities for competitive sport and to increase participation rates in a range of activities. These activities include swimming, games, dance, gymnastics and other alternative sports or activities which promote good health and encourage exercise. The table below indicates how we have spent this additional funding so far this year. Below you can read an evaluation of the impact of our spending so far this year.

       ALLOCATION FOR 15/16

     Description Cost Notes
    Sports Leader TLR  £2,700
     Islington Bronze Package  £1,250
     Specialist Sports Equipment  £500
     New school football kit  £300 As we have won two major competitions and didn’t have matching kits, a new one was needed.
    Netball coach  £840 CPD alongside class teacher
    Dance coach  £1,400 CPD alongside class teacher
     Tennis coach  £1,260 CPD alongside class teacher
     Cricket coach  £1,200 CPD alongside class teacher
    CPD alongside class teacher
    Supply cover to allow sports leader to train teams and go to competitions
    £900
    After School Clubs £3,000
    Total expenditure £13,350
    Total PE Grant received for 15.16 Jun 15 £3,706
    Dec 15 £5,198
    Total £8,904

    PE Pupil Premium Action Plan for 2015/16

    Impact of funding

    Gillespie have benefited greatly from the funding and their sporting success has shown this. As the sports leader I have used the money to upskill our teachers and build their confidence in delivering different sports. This has been done by bringing in expert coaches to teach alongside the class teacher providing them with ideas, confidence and skills. I have also been more active in the teaching of PE throughout the school and have taught all of KS2 for half a term. I have also run both netball and cricket afterschool clubs.

    Football

    In football the boys won the Islington District Primary competition which meant they represented Islington in both the Davies Cup and at the London Youth Games.

    The mixed football team also won the Premier League’s School competition and will go on to represent Arsenal at Everton’s ground Goodison Park in May 2016.

    Cricket

    Gillespie won the British Land Cricket Competition in Islington so went on the represent Islington at the Regional Finals which is a tremendous achievement for a school that was only recently introduced to cricket. This was down to the Sports Leader and a cricketing parent running afterschool training for the team from October until February.

    Athletics

    Years 3&4 were trained by the Sports Leader for 2 months leading up to the Sports Hall Athletics competition. On the day the team came 3rd out of 20 schools which was a significant improvement from last year’s 7th place.

    Cross Country

    The running club has been a huge success and is always at full capacity. At the cross country event we claimed the following medals:

    Year 4: Alana – bronze & Zac – bronze

    Year 5: Ethan – silver

    Year 6: Sammy – Gold