PE and Sports Premium

About Our PE and Sport Curriculum

PE Mission Statement

At St Philip Neri we aim to promote excellence in PE and sport through encouraging healthy and active lifestyles, providing high quality PE, engaging in competitive activities and developing skills and determination for each child to achieve their full potential in a broad range of PE activities.

At St Philip Neri Primary School we believe that physical education is essential to the development of the pupil as a whole. Physical education contributes to the emotional, mental, intellectual and social development of the pupils. High quality physical activity and sport make a positive contribution to pupil’s experiences of school life and help to raise aspirations.

The aim of physical education at St Philip Neri is to provide children with a broad and balanced curriculum which is stimulating, progressive and challenging. A wide and varied physical education curriculum comprising of progressive learning objectives with appropriate and challenging targets will help to develop a full range of skills amongst pupils. We aim to ensure that within their own ability all children can achieve and experience success and reach their full potential. Physical education at St Philip Neri will develop pupils’ leadership, teamwork, problem solving, confidence, creativity and communication.

At St Philip Neri it is recognised, and highly regarded, that physical education plays a vital role in promoting positive attitudes towards healthy active lifestyles

Sports Premium

Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6.

Schools with 16 or fewer eligible pupils receive £1,000 per pupil.

Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.

For more information on the funding including payment schedules please follow this link;

At St Philip Neri we have been allocated a total amount of £17,520 from the Sports Premium for the academic year 2018-19

PE and sport is important and valued at St Philip Neri and the funding will enable the school to enhance current provision and develop future progression. A summary of the areas which the funding is to be directed is outlined below.

Key indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school.

Key indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement.

Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport

For more detailed information please refer to the PE Action Plan 2018/19. This document details where and how the money is being spent based on the 5 key indicators outlined along with details of evidencing the impact of the spend and sustainability notes moving forward.

 Purpose of the funding

The School Sport Premium money is ring fenced and can only be spent on Physical Education and sport provision in school. Schools will be expected to spend the funding on improving and enhancing their provision of physical education and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how to do this.

Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport offered.

This means that the sports premium funding should be used to:

  • develop or add to the PE and sport activities that your school already offers
  • build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining the school in future years

For more information on possible uses of Sports Premium money please follow the link below;

Gateshead School Sport Partnership

St Philip Neri Primary school works closely with the Gateshead School Sport Partnership, many of the school priorities on this year’s PE Action Plan are being developed through the current SLA agreement and we fully endorse the following:

“The Gateshead School Sport Partnership co-ordinate activities and facilitate collaboration amongst other schools, their clusters and key partners.”

We have adopted the Gateshead School Sport Partnership mission:

“To build an active and healthy future for all young people through the provision of high quality PE, school sport and physical activity. We will focus our attentions on clear outcomes for our children and young people. We aim to realise the benefits of involvement in high quality PE and school sport for the young people of Gateshead in life as well as sport. This involvement will lead to many positive outcomes.”

Gateshead School Sport Partnership website

Key Stage 2 Sports Day!

On Wednesday 10th July Key Stage 2 headed up to the Activity Centre to compete in this years annual sports day. Each year group from all our houses, St Aidan, St Bede, St Oswald, St Cuthbert and our new house St Hilde competed in lots of different events. The day...

Athletics Festival 2019

On Friday 28th June athletes from year 3,4 ,5 and 6 represented our school at Gateshead Athletics Festival. The festival began with a parade of all the participating schools into the stadium. There was lots of different events including both track and field.  It was a...

Year 5/6 Basketball Tournament

This week a team of Year 5/6 went to St Thomas More to compete in a basketball tournament. There were 4 other local primary schools in the competition, 3 of which we had to play. Our team showed fantastic resilience and sportsmanship during all of their games. They...

 Indoor athletics Club

Looking ahead to some exciting events next year our KS1 and Lower Key stage 2 children have been attending our weekly morning club with our specialist coach developing core PE skills through the indoor athletics model. Children have had the chance to learn and...

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