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Sport in 2017-18

We continue to provide a multitude of sporting activities and opportunities at Courthouse, sustaining the variety offered last year and increasing participation in sporting events. Before school cross country and athletics clubs are popular and our sports teams continue to meet with success in the competitive arena of juniuor school sport.

The spending breakdown of our £10,000 Sport Premium Funding for 2017-18 (with any shortfall coming from main budget) is planned as follows: £3100 to be members of the Sports Partnership, £5600 Sports TA, £1500 to be spent on equipment for after school sports clubs, £300 to cover the costs of taking children to sporting competitions and events.  Full details can be found in the document PE and Sport Expenditure in the side bar.

Sport in 2016 - 17

We are delighted to now be offering 17 different sports clubs to the children. These include clubs in dance, football, triathlon, athletics, judo, netball and many more. If you would like more details about these clubs, please look on the parent page of the school website. We continue to spend the money in the areas we found to be effctive last year - details below. We have used the funding to sustain the enhanced provision started last year with the employment of a dedicated TA for Sports, who continues to ensure that lesson time is maximised for pupils. In addition, he supports activities at lunchtimes and provides after school clubs.

In addition to the Sports Premium, we also benefit from funding through our PTA, who last year designated over £15000 to getting pupils active. The exercise equipment installed over the summer is a long term investment in the health of our pupils. It is an extremely popular at break and lunchtimes, before and after school as well as during sports lessons.

As a school, we encourage involvement in competitions through various clubs and activites; we now have school sports kits provided for our teams (which also means that there are no cost implications for families) and we ensure that all members of the squad take part, not an elite few. We also recognise teh sporting achievement of our pupils outside school through our celebration assemblies each week.

The spending breakdown of our Sport Premium Funding is as follows: £2600 to be members of the Sports Partnership, £5600 Sports TA, £1500 to be spent on equipment for after school sports clubs, £300 to cover the costs of taking children to sporting competitions and events.  Full details can be found in the document PE and Sport Expenditure in the side bar.

Sport in 2015-16

The Government have agreed to continue the sports funding for this year and we have decided to spend the money slightly differently. Previously money has been used to employ coaches who have supported and developed the teaching of Physical Education throughout the school. This year we have employed a sports teaching assistant. His main roles are to practically support the class teachers during lessons, encourage and support children during lunchtime games and help run after school sports clubs. This year we have once again joined the Ascot and Maidenhead School Sports Partnership. This provides focused training for staff, advice and support and most importantly, an opportunity for us to take part in a wide range of competitions.

The spending breakdown was as follows: £2600 to be members of the Sports Partnership, £5600 Sports TA, £1500 spent on equipment for after school sports clubs, £300 to cover the costs of taking children to sporting competitions and events. 

Sport in 2014-15

Last year more than 200 children (half the school) took part in a wide range of competitions, with children taking over 400 places at competitions.  We were very proud of the children’s achievements at these events, the highlights being the year 5/6 netball squad winning the Maidenhead league, the year 3/4 tennis squad qualifying for the Berkshire Games and then coming runners up at the final, the year 3/4 football squad and the year 5/6 netball squads both qualifying for the Berkshire games. We also had some very impressive individual results at athletics competitions and cross country. We will be aiming to at least match these achievements this year.

Sport in 2013-14

In the 2013-14 academic year, approximately £1000 was spent on providing equipment for the after school football and netball clubs. These clubs provide at least an hour extra sport a week for approximately 120 children. The equipment  also means we have the resources to invite neighbouring schools for matches.

The funding also provided us with further opportunities to attend out of school competitions. In the academic year 2013-14 we attended the following competitions: a tag rugby tournament, 2 cross country events,a netball tournament, a year 3/4 football tournament, a dance festival, and year 3/4 and 5/6 athletics competition. Approximately 200 children participated in these events. In addition the netball club played many matches against local schools and the year 5 and 6 football teams performed very well in the local schools league.

For further details of sport at Courthouse please visit this page ...