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         Benenden document 2015 – 2016

         Expenditure of Sports funding, September 2015 – August 2016

Area of focus


Use of funding



1.To deliver the new PE curriculum across Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2

Planning sheets used by Premier sports.


Class teacher planning for PE


Pupil Voice & staff and parent surveys

Buying in specialist sports coaches to deliver regular whole class PE sessions to every class for one hour a week.

This includes all areas of the PE curriculum except swimming which is delivered separately


Children have specialist sports curriculum delivered every week. Across the year they will have been taught skills in competitive team games, gymnastics and dance in line with the new PE curriculum

2.To continue to offer a wide range of after school sports activities for all pupils

Sports clubs for:

  • Multi sports
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Running
  • Athletics (summer term only)

Some of these clubs are paid for by the parents. Some are run by teaching staff and are free, others are run by support staff and are free to the children but the school pay support staff time

(Terms 5 & 6 only this year)


Children have access to a range of after school sports clubs.

Over 50% of children in Key Stage 2 attend a sports club during the year.

3.To ensure that all Key stage 2 children swim for a term each academic year

Three classes swim for one long term each throughout the year at Benenden Girls School

Pay for a qualified swimming coach for one hour each week

£440 per year

All children able to swim by the time they reach Year 6 and leave Benenden CE School

4.To participate in local sports clusters on a regular basis and to give the maximum number of children an opportunity to represent the school

Timetable of events throughout the year across West Kent in: football, netball, hockey, athletics, multi sports, cross country, new age kurling, rounders, kwik cricket, and tag rugby

Payment to two members of support staff who organise the timetable of events in the Cranbrook area. This is the West Kent School Sports Association (WOKSSA)


Children across the local area meet regularly to take part in competitive sport. Children have access to courts and playing fields that we do not have at Benenden. In years 5&6 every child takes part in at least one tournament during year.

5.To put sport and physical activity into a wider context of a healthy life style

Healthy Week in June 2014 including whole school sports day, healthy cooking, visits from local police re: stranger danger, road safety etc…….

Purchase of “Cyber Coach” exercise programme for use in school which children can access from home

Cost of buying healthy foods for cooking/tasting, visiting speakers

£220 approx.

All children have an understanding about the importance of a healthy lifestyle and the impact on their well being. All children to have an understanding of the dangers of substance abuse and obesity

6.To provide quality CPD for all staff in the PE curriculum and access to age appropriate and skills based  planning

Staff say they feel confident to deliver a broad and balanced PE curriculum

The cost of buying in Premier Sport to plan and deliver the PE curriculum gives staff an opportunity to observe all lessons with their class and develop their skills and knowledge

See first bullet point

Teachers will have observed specialist sports coaches delivering a broad and balanced PE curriculum and will build the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver such a curriculum themselves

7.Sports co-ordinators to attend the annual sports conference for training on the new curriculum and to share best practice

Conference report shared with staff and governors

Cost of attending the conference - £60 per delegate – and cost of covering TAs for the day

£250 approx including travelling expenses

Sports co-ordinators  up to date on new curriculum and can ensure that children at Benenden CE School are receiving appropriate provision

Sports Funding received: £8,680                   Total Expenditure on sport £12,100

Allocated P E Budget:     £3,420

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