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Our PE and School Sport Journey

Shardlow Primary School is a small school with a huge passion for PE and school sport We are dedicated to developing sport and PE in our school and are proud of the inroads we have made since 2012. The attitude in school around that time was that we did not enter sporting competition as we would not win or place, so what was the point. A belief echoed by pupils, staff and parents. This is something we have worked hard to reverse over the last 5 years. We now take part in three levels of sport at Shardlow; intra school, inter school and county final events, alongside these we also take all of our children to festival events. The love of sport through school is embedded in a number of ways including strong emphasis on outstanding teaching of PE, mini-leaders who work hard to promote school sport, strong emphasis on swimming to ensure that all KS2 swim all year round, the focus on girl’s engagement in school sport through This Girl Can Ambassadors, and closely monitored coverage of objectives linked to the curriculum. Now that all children are involved and enthused by school sport and physical activity we are able to send 100% of children to events each academic year and target those less active children to ensure health and fitness for all. The impact on sport and physical education at our school has been huge, and we see it as a key strength and something that we work hard to continue to develop and grow.


PE and School Sport Vision

ALL pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them  for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport



What is the PE and School Sport Premium?

The premium is funding which has been provided to ensure impact against the following

OBJECTIVE:          To achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport in primary schools.

It is important to emphasise that the focus of spending must lead to long lasting impact against the vision (above) that will live on well beyond the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding.
It is expected that schools will see an improvement against the following 5 key indicators:

  1. the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick-starting healthy active lifestyles
  2. the profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
  3. increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  4. broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  5. increased participation in competitive sport

Our PE and School Sport Premium Evidence