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 and improve 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 well-being 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 £18,164 (Sept 18 to Aug 19) 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  
  • Running a mile at lunchtime
  • Specialist PE training from Sports Partnership *
  • Links to Sports Clubs in the Community  *
  • Links with AFC Totton - football & cricket training at the ground
  • 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 £1,084

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 July 18
  • Increased entries into sports competitions
  • Increased numbers of children in clubs e.g. athletics
  • The employment of specialist coaches to work alongside staff
  • Increased the number of sport competitions entered

We promote physical education and health by:

  • 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
  • HC3S Health Day and Ready Steady Cook
  • Annual SEN PE Festival
  • 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
  • Health Education in PHSE and Science
  • Promoting sporting events eg World Cup/Rugby World Cup/Olympics
  • Promoting the drinking of water for health
  • Strong links with AFC Totton
  • Healthy snacks at breaktime
  • Annual Sponsored Run

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 e.g. entering B teams
  • Continued professional development
  • Running school activities with other schools
  • Training new staff as they join the school e.g.Real PE
  • Maintaining the wide variety of after school sports clubs on offer