Sport Premium


Effective use of Sport Premium funding at GANF

Funding Allocation 2019/2020



Ambergate Sports College


Sandon School




GANF use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of physical education (PE), physical activity and sport.

The following table shows how we use the premium to secure improvements in the 5 key indicators:

Key Indicator

Implementation at GANF

Benefits for pupils

Engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity


·         Physical Education (PE) and Enrichment as part of every pupil’s timetable, coordinated/delivered by a qualified PE teacher, Outdoor Education Instructor and in-house sports coaches.

·         An activity leader assigned to all playtimes to provide a sports-based activity for pupils to participate in each day.

·         A free sports-based after school club delivered by 2 in-house sports coaches every week.

·         Active mile initiative for all lower-school pupils for 15 minutes per day.

·         Weekly swimming lessons with qualified instructors.

·         Use of tracking and assessment software specifically designed for PE to be able to monitor the progress of all pupils in regards to activity levels, ensuring that the least active are identified.

·         Daily opportunities for pupils to be physically active.

·         Enrichment provides an additional option for physical activity and significantly broadens the offer of activities alongside PE.

·         Pupils develop communication and social interaction skills.

·         Pupils develop life skills including learning to swim.

·         Unstructured times are maximised for opportunities to be active.

Profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement


·         PE and Enrichment activities are key drivers in developing pupil’s social skills, confidence, self-esteem, self-belief and promoting healthy lifestyle choices. GANF employ a full-time Outdoor Education Instructor who delivers a range of activities including canoeing, kayaking, climbing, bouldering, raft building, bridge building and slacklining. 

·         Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) delivered by trained staff in school time. Primary pupils can see the success of the programme embedded in the school and aspire to become future leaders.

·         Opportunities for cross-curricular learning.

·         PE and Enrichment can support an improvement in attitudes towards learning.

·         Correlation between participation in PE and Enrichment and improved attendance, subsequently benefitting progress across the whole curriculum. 

·         Improved focus and motivation.

Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport


·         Commitment to ongoing professional development of PE staff.

·         The PE teacher is training to become a climbing instructor which will further increase our Enrichment opportunities.

·         We have added to our team through the employment of a sports coach.

·         We are committed to the next generation of sports-based staff and employ a sports apprentice who works alongside the PE teacher.

·         We are in the process of training staff in delivering Archery in our new Archery booth. 

·         All PE and Enrichment lessons are delivered by qualified, in-house staff.

Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils


·         We have a tailored PE curriculum to meet the needs of all pupils across GANF.

·         As well as a full PE and Enrichment offer, we also provide weekly opportunities for yoga, horse riding and health and fitness.

·         The school has an indoor gym equipped with a range of equipment to support an active lifestyle. Furthermore, we have an outdoor gym which is available for use during all playtimes to promote physical exercise.

·         All pupils, regardless of disability, are able to access an inclusive PE and Enrichment curriculum.

·         Pupils have opportunities to be active throughout the school day, developing the understanding of the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. 

Increased participation in competitive sport


·         The school are committed to inter-school events and facilitate competitive fixtures against peer schools in a variety of different sports. We have also partnered with a peer school and run sports festival afternoons throughout the year.

·         The school are always proactive in seeking and participating in local competitions and events including table top cricket, elite 11, the swimarathon and the school games.

·         Pupils are provided the opportunity to compete, socially interact with pupils outside of their school and experience travel for away fixtures.

·         Pupils gain an understanding of competitive sport and develop important skills such as respect in winning and losing.

·         Gifted and talented pupils are identified and receive weekly interventions with a qualified teacher/coach to further develop their skills. 

For any further information about GANF Sport Premium, please contact Mr Ashley Caress.

T. 01476 564957

M. 07725595377


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