Lawefield Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8ST

01924 291973

headteacher@lawefield.wakefield.sch.uk

Lawefield Primary School

Achievement through learning

2014/2015 P.E. & Sports Premium

In the academic year 2014/15 Lawefield Primary school used the money to:

  • Jointly appoint within our pyramid of schools a School Sports Co-ordinator, Lawrie Pearson who worked in our school with staff to develop their teaching ability and provide high quality P.E lessons to children. He also organised and lead the inter-school sports activities in our pyramid;
  • provide after-school clubs free of charge to the children, such as tag rugby, benchball, rounders, football, cricket and fitness;
  • take both Years 5 and 6 to Sun Lane Pool for swimming lessons each week as opposed to 1 year group, which was the traditional model at our school.  Although this is a more expensive option, it means that children have more opportunity to develop their swimming than was the case in the past;
  • provide a weekly Ladies’ Fitness Club on Friday mornings; and
  • subsidise a 3 day residential visit to Robinwood for Years 5 and 6.

 

 

 

Impact:

  • Owing to the subsidised cost, more children were able to attend the residential visit to Robinwood and experience a variety of outdoor adventurous activities which built confidence, team building and independence skills.
  • Through implementing new planning/resources and utilising the skills of Lawrie Pearson, the teachers feel more confident in teaching a range of skills across the P.E. curriculum and therefore children are accessing high quality P.E. lessons.
  • Utilising ACES has allowed the children to be involved in a range of competitive sports therefore developing their competitive and sporting skills as well as boosting their self confidence and resilience to competitive challenges.
  • The after-school clubs develops sporting skills, self-confidence, team building, social skills and positive behaviour for all children who attend.

 

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