PE and Sport Grant
PE and Sport
Sport at Whitstable Endowed School is highly valued and we endeavour to ensure that all children receive a minimum of two hours PE a week. All of our pupils have recently had a new and exciting scheme of work written for them, which encourages them to carry out a broad and balanced curriculum in PE and incorporates all aspects of the new PE curriculum.
In addition to our PE lessons, we offer a vast range of extra-curricular sports clubs and lunchtime sessions which are led by both our own staff and also a range of sports coaches, to ensure that all children are actively engaged and receive the best teaching possible.
For the academic year: 2017/18 – Whitstable Endowed’s Primary School allocation is £17,940 (based on pupil numbers as at September 2017).
Proposed expenditure for 2017/18 is approx. £17,890. For more details please see below PE/Sports
Active 30:30 has been developed to help schools reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity in young people outside of timetabled curriculum PE.
The Government Childhood Obesity Plan has set out the ambition for all children to achieve one hour of physical activity every day, with schools being responsible for delivering 30 of these active minutes.
Working in partnership with Firefighter Fit Kids, we want to support Kent schools and have produced 3x10-minute workouts that schools can use to achieve their Active 30:
The Endowed Way
Here in the Endowed we fully encourage activity and whole school participation in all our lesson. We ask you as parents to support us with this new initiative and help take responsibility for ensuring that your children are active 30 minutes a day out of school as well. By working together we will hopefully ensure that all of our children will be fit and healthy for many years to come. Here is just a selection of ways in which we support our children to be active for a minimum of 30 minutes during the school day:
- Wake-up and shake-up (to help get children active first thing in the morning)
- Beach walks
- Games sessions including walking to and from the field
- Active lunchtimes - each class has the opportunity to participate in a range of activities
- Playleaders to assist running games and competitions during lunch
- Sensory circuits
- Afterschool sports clubs
- Breakfast and afterschool - physical activities
- Daily mile
- Drama, dance and role play
This is all in addition to our two hours of curriculum PE time.
2017 - 2018
2016 - 2018
The impact of our overall commitment to sport is evident through our achievements in 2016-2018:
- 2018 Netball League Champions
- 2018 3rd in the South East County Hockey Finals
- 2018 Hockey Champions: Quicksticks Hockey Tournament
- 2018 League Runners-Up: Girls Football Team
- 2018 Wake-up and Shake-up Upper School 2nd Place
- 2017 Champions: Boys 'A' Football Team Small School District Football (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2017 Runners-up: Girls Football Team Small School District Football (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2017 Champions: The High Five Netball League Winners (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2017 Champions (League and Cup winners): Boys 'A' Football Team (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2017 Runners-up: Girls Football Team (Canterbury District Football League)
- 2017 5th out of 14 Schools: Y5/6 Athletics team (Herne Bay Sportshall Athletics Festival)
- 2017 3rd Place: Basketball Team (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2016 Runners-up: The High Five Netball League Winners (Canterbury & Coastal District Competition)
- 2016 Runners-up: Boys 'A' Football Team Small School District Football (Canterbury District Football League)
- 2016 2nd Place: Y5/6 Athletics Team (Herne Bay Sportshall Summer Athletics Festival)
- 2016 3rd Place: Netball 'A' Team (Netball Tournament at University Kent)
- Involvement in SSCO tournaments, including Wake-up and Shake-up, gymnastics and tri-golf
- Establishment of new intra house competitions in school in all year groups
- Encouraging our gifted and talented children in sport to attend and represent district/county trials.
- Introduction of a Change 4 Life Club during games' sessions to encourage those less confident in PE and sports.
Overall, 199 children took part in at least 2 hours of PE a week and over 65% of children enjoy extra-curricular sporting sessions in the year 2015-2016. We hope to increase that % again this year with the introduction of a 'Change for Life' club, which will target those children who are less active.