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This school academic year 2021/22 we will receive £21,500 (£16000 plus £10 for every child) to:

  • Develop the PE and sport activities that Birkby Junior School already offers.
  • Make improvements now that will benefit pupils joining Birkby Junior School in future years
    We use the funding by:
  • Hiring an in-school sports coach to support the teaching of PE in school and focus on children living an active and healthy lifestyle, supported by the involvement of parents.
  • Hiring a coach to develop the skills in focus groups of children, for example children with SEN, gifted and talented and inactive pupils.
  • Utilising the Pennine Sports Partnership and internal coaches to provide all children with the opportunity to take part in intra-school sporting competitions.
  • To embed the updated progressive skills-based approach to PE across the KS2 curriculum

Sports Premium Funding Breakdown 2021-22

Total funding received 2021-2022

£21,810 (£16,000 plus £10 per child)

Amount spent on a school sports coach to develop or add to the PE and sport activities in school. To help to make improvements now that will benefit current pupils and pupils joining the school in future years:

  • Use of internal sports coach to support teachers to plan and deliver engaging and up to date PE lessons, to ensure all children receive high quality PE lessons for 2 hours a week (throughout the year).
  • To support focus groups of children (SEN, G&T and inactive children).
  • To support in the organisation and quality of school sports clubs and the opportunities these provide children.
  • To train and support sports leaders within school.
  • To preparing for and support in organising sports competitions.
  • To increase the sporting ethos across school, to motivate children to be active throughout the day, including playtimes and lunchtimes.




£16,380 (24 hours a week, 39 weeks across the year)

Membership of the Pennine Sports Partnership who will:

  • Support in upskilling teachers subject knowledge and confidence in teaching PE by delivering staff training sessions.
  • Provide more links to inter-school PE competitions.
  • Motivate pupils to take part in, and see the benefits, in sport by running whole school assemblies.
  • To increase teacher confidence at identifying gifted and talented children for sport.
  • To train and provide opportunities for Junior Sports Leaders in and out of school.
  • To provide staff training on how to facilitate and motivate children to access sporting games at playtimes and lunchtimes. To increase their activity levels.
  • To facilitate the school’s participation in the National School Sports Week, with other primary schools, in the summer term.


To allocate support for health and wellbeing experiences


To provide additional playtime equipment to facilitate active break times within bubbles.


To provide additional PE equipment to embed the progressive skills based approach to the PE curriculum. £286
To allocate towards transport to sporting competitions. £608.05


Meeting national curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety (July 2019)

What percentage of your Year 6 pupils could swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres when they left your primary school at the end of last academic year?



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