"Helping Every Child Reach Their Personal Best"
We are immensly proud of our Physical Education, our sports provision and our sporting success. We offer the children at least two hours per week of good quality Physical Education as well as access to a wide range of extra-curricular sporting activity, specialist coaches and opportunities to grow as young sports leaders. Woodnewton is part of the National Healthy Schools programme and fruit and vegetables are provided for all children in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. Fruit is on sale daily for all children in Key Stage 2 and water is available to all children in school.
Woodnewton competes in a wide range of competitions at inter-school level and regularly fields several teams.
Our KS2 P.E. co-ordinator, Mr J. Fursdon, is currently the manager of the Corby, Oundle & Thrapston District U11 Football Team.
Corby Sports School of the year awarded in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2013. Runner-up in 2012.
Sports Premium Funding
The government have committed to £150 million worth of funding for primary school PE each year until 2020 through their Sports Premium fund. This money is ring fenced for spending on developing physical education, healthy living and school sport.
2015-16 Sports Premium Funding Allocation: (£11,165)
£2550 - School Sports partnership competition entry fee for this academic year & Supply cover for staff members released to accompany participating children. Last year 29% (119) of our children represented our learning community at inter-school competitions. As of 25.3.16, 35% (148) of our children have achieved this.
£3375 - Improve the delivery of P.E. and School Sport. Last year a new P.E. curriculum was introduced to all staff members. This year our KS2 P.E. co-ordinator is following up this training to ensure high quality P.E. is being delivered to every child.
£300 - P.E. co-ordinator training. To increase confidence and knowledge in leading P.E. at Key Stage 1.
£180 - Outside Agency Tennis coaching sessions. Year 2 access high quality tennis coaching.
£1000 - Playground improvements. Mark out a circuit to allow children to have access to walk or jog a certain distance each day. Sports leader stations to be erected to allow children to experience leading a group of their peers and participate in structured breaktime activities.
£200 - Medal/Trophy/Certificate fund. These help raise awareness of school sport competitions taking place frequently in our school.
£300 - Extra-curricular clubs. Sports clubs to be provided by staff. These take place before school, at lunchtime, after school and in conjunction with our local secondary school.
£600 - Resources. This supplements the existing P.E. budget in school, targeting resources which assist the delivery of School Games activities.
2016-17 Sports Premium Funding Allocation: (£12,254)
The attached document below explains the focus and funding for using sports premium for 2016-17.