Impact of Sports Funding at St Gabriel’s CE Primary School Academic Year 2019-2020

  1. Annual subscription to Middleton Primary Schools’ Sports Association.

  • Being a member allowed us to enter into a wide range of competitions for all children from Year 1 to Year 6.

  • Encourages the development of healthy lifestyles in young children.

  • Increased the self-esteem and resilience from the children who participated.

  • Attitude and behaviour improved from the children who participated.

  • Skill levels increased from those children who participated in extracurricular sporting activities.

  • Pride in representing school in competitive fixtures against other local school.

  • The profile of PE and school sport has risen across the school.

  • A broader range and experiences of sports and activities was offered to KS2 children.

  • Increased participation in competitive sport.


Children competed in 6 different sports against other schools: Football, netball, cross country (Yr3-6), badminton, rounders and swimming.

Overall, 50 children have represented St Gabriel’s during the year.


2. Purchase of additional P.E equipment and resources.


  • The purchasing of new badminton racquets and equipment has encouraged participation and has resulted in friendly tournaments.

  • The purchasing of new kits for rounders, badminton and netball has resulted in a more children being able to participate at a competitive level.

  • The purchasing of new gym mats was essential.

  • The purchasing of new equipment for EYFS has enabled children to practice skills already taught, in their free play encourages and promotes healthy lifestyles, early in childhood.



3. To provide transport to away fixtures.


  • The use of a local taxi firm to enable children to participate in sporting events away from school.

4. To provide medals for sporting achievements.


  • To award children for their participation and achievements in representing St Gabriel’s and to encourage children to participate the following year.


5. To employ Teaching Assistants to further increase the opportunities for children to be involved in extra-curricular sports events. To include TLR for PE.


  • Using additional adults has ensured that we have been able to take more than one team or extra children to competitions and tournaments.

  • More children have been able to benefit from sports activities/opportunities.

  • New events were introduced-swimming and badminton.


6. Sports Arena Hire


  • To allow children to learn and participate in a new sport (badminton).

Sports Funding at St Gabriels' 2019-2020

Sport Funding 2019/2020


Swimming Data Year 6

Sport Fixtures

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