PE and Sport Funding

BROADMEADOW SPECIAL SCHOOL    P.E. & SPORTS FUNDING Evaluation and Impact of 2020/21

Academic Year: 2020/21 Total fund allocated: £ 16,340
Total spent: £16,276
Carry forward: £64
Date Updated:  July 2021
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
School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils: Actions to achieve: Funding expenditure: Evidence and impact:
To inspire children and young people to develop and lead healthy, active lifestyles within and beyond school. Provide additional Fun with Food sessions to increase pupils’ exposure to and stimulate interest in a range of healthy foods. For pupils to understand the link between food and how it supports them in being physically active. £3,400 Pupils are able to identify and select a range of healthy food options. This is part of our whole school development in response to the Rochford Engagement model, to support pupils to initiate, persist, engage, develop awareness and realisation.Staff refresher and induction training re ‘Fun with Food’ programme to upskill all staff, to use during daily activities.

Achieved in full.

Key indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils: Actions to achieve: Funding expenditure: Evidence and impact:
Whole school focus on health and well being.
School improvement priority is to continue to develop pupils’ physical skills and abilities.
Increased weekly opportunities for identified pupils to participate in rebound therapy.Increased weekly opportunities for identified pupils to participate in additional swimming sessions.

Increased opportunities for pupils to engage in structured outdoor active play sessions.

Cost towards increased staffing:


Additional cost for swimming teacher qualifications for 2 members of staff in preparation for increased swimming sessions planned for 21-22 (£600), plus 10 days cover costs @ £14.00 per hour x  6 hours per day = £840

Pupils are now progressing through the award system for Rebound Therapy which is supporting their engagement and understanding.

Pupils are showing considerable progress through the school’s own swimming programme – postponed due to Covid. Instead, pupils were offered additional Rebound sessions.

Pupils are learning to share, take turns, develop ball skills and have an understanding of team games.

Continue to develop a sustainable volunteer and staff training programme in order to provide extra support for pupils during swimming and rebound sessions; to give volunteers and staff opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge – sustainable workforce development and succession planning is a priority.

Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
School focus with clarity on intended

impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve: Funding allocated: Evidence and impact:
To increase all staff confidence and expertise when teaching physical literacy.  Planning and delivery of one day each term dedicated to ‘Let’s Get Physical’ – a carousel of exciting and highly motivating activities to develop fine and gross motor skills.

Staff meeting time to share ideas, for joint planning and creating resources.

Staff planning and preparation time – £1,200 All pupils are able to participate in a wider range of physical literacy activities in order to further develop their gross and fine motor skills.

All staff have greater confidence in providing a wider range of activities to develop physical literacy skills in their pupils. A bank of activities is provided to enable staff to deliver exciting and motivating activities.

Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils: Actions to achieve: Funding allocated: Evidence and impact:
Pupils experience and have opportunities to participate in a range of new and different physical activities Class visits to community physical activity centres such as Wolf Mountain and soft play centres.

Visitors are invited into school for all children to observe and participate in a range of physical experiences, for example Tumble Tots and dance.


Instead, we invested in additional first aid qualifications in preparation for enhanced programme of physical activities from September 2021 – 4 staff  = £650 course cost plus 1 day cover for 4 staff – @ £14.00 per hour x = 24 hours = £336

All pupils are able to access community facilities to participate in new physical experiences, to gain new skills in climbing, balance, co-ordination, co-operation.

Reduction in anxieties when using public facilities.

Pupils gain confidence and motivation to try out new experiences.

Families are able to take their children to community events and to use public facilities outside of the school day.

Pupils are able to participate in physical activities along with family members.

All activities postponed due to Covid19.

Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport
School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils: Actions to achieve: Funding allocated: Evidence and impact:
To access local and county festivals and celebrations appropriate for children.

Pupils achieve personal best which is appropriate competition given pupils degree of learning difficulty across a range of planned physical activities.

Sensory events at other schools

SMILE events through the county.

School Sports Day to be held Summer Term 2021 to celebrate and evidence what the pupils have achieved and to inspire / motivate  the parents to provide additional opportunities at home.




Linked to School Games.

Planned events were cancelled due to Covid19. Instead, pupils were offered opportunities to use local parks and fitness areas in order to experience/participate in physical activity out of school, in line with safety measures.

Due to COVID 19, classes had individual physical activity days instead of whole school sports days.

Review of 20-21 Sport Premium

Evidencing the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium 2021