Sports Premium

At Calmore Junior School we see physical activity and health as very high priority. Children will enjoy physical activities using a range of skills in dance, gymnastics, swimming and games. They will also understand the value of physical activity and the development of personal responsibility for one's own health.

The School's Education Programme will:

  • Promote healthy growth, development and a positive attitude towards health
  • Engage all pupils in regular physical exercise
  • Raise the profile os PE & sport across the school
  • Increase the confidence, knowledge & skills of all staff in teaching PE & sport
  • Broaden the range of sports on offer
  • Develop skills in all areas of the physical education curriculum
  • Develop the ability to control and coordinate body movements expressively and creatively
  • Develop a sense of enjoyment and wellbeing through both involvement and achievement
  • To promote social skills including teamwork, leadership and good sportsmanship
  • Increase participation in competitive sport

Sports Grant

We are currently receiving £18000 17/18 sports grant to develop sport in the school. We are using this money in the following ways:

  • Continuing professional development for teachers 
  • Access to competitions through Sports Partnership  *
  • Specialist coaching for children weekly in PE lessons  
  • Change 4 Life Club running in school  *
  • Specialist PE training from Sports Partnership *
  • Links to Sports Clubs in the Community  *
  • Access to The Gifted and Talented Academy through the Sports Partnership *
  • Access to yearlong competitions organised by the Sports Partnership *
  • Access to training through the Sports Partnership*
  • Access to tennis coaches through the Sports Partnership
  • Before school ,lunchtime and after school clubs

* Subscription to New Forest Sports Partnership £2,420

The impact of this has been

  • Staff are better trained to teach PE
  • Children are developing better skills
  • Children have a wide range of opportunities to take part in sports
  • Increased numbers of children are choosing to take part in a sports club
  • We now have bronze Active Mark
  • Increased entries into sports competitions
  • Increased numbers of children in clubs such as Rock Challenge
  • The employment of specialist coaches to work alongside staff
  • Increased the number of sport competitions entered

We promote physical education and health by:

  • Entering Rock Challenge Dance Competition-80 children
  • Running a wide range of clubs which might include-football, street dance, fencing, karate, gymnastics, dodgeball, cricket, athletics, cross country, tag-rugby, multi sports
  • All children have 2 hours PE a week
  • Children take part in regular interhouse competitions
  • Annual competitive sports day
  • Annual school World Cup
  • Pro Kick Sports Challenge
  • School Council led a healthy eating assembly and produced a healthy eating leaflet with the infant school council
  • Gifted and talented events eg dance and tri golf
  • Theme Days eg Keep Healthy Day
  • Sports Relief includes physical activity and charity work
  • Totton College come in to work directly in PE lessons with their PE students
  • Sports Assemblies regularly eg Winter Olympics, Arron Phipps Paralympian
  • Health Education in PHSE and Science
  • Promoting sporting events eg World Cup/Rugby World Cup/Olympics
  • Promoting the drinking of water for health
  • Healthy snacks at breaktime
  • Play Leaders lead active sessions at lunchtimes

We will sustain this approach to PE and sport by:

  • Continued links with Testwood Sports College
  • Teachers continuing to work alongside specialist coaches
  • Working to increase further competitive sport
  • Continued professional development
  • Running school activities with other schools
  • Training new staff as they join the school
  • Maintaining the wide variety of after school sports clubs on offer