After the success of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, the UK government are determined to secure a significant and lasting legacy, and develop children’s enjoyment of sport and physical activity from an early age.
The purpose of the grant is to improve provisions of PE and sport, for the benefit of pupils aged 5-11 in this academic year, so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles.
St Vincent’s total allocation for the 2013-14 academic year is £5,000. This was provided in two instalments, a payment of £2,919 in December 2013 and £2,083 inApril 2014.
The link below provides details of the terms and conditions of the grant, the requirements of the school to publish how the grant has been spent and some case studies of good practice.
So far, St Vincent’s have used the sport funding to:
Pay for professional development opportunities for staff in key areas including swimming, goalball, boccia and athletics
- Pay for professional development opportunities for staff in key areas including swimming, goalball, boccia and athletics
- Provide primary dance workshops
- Engage pupils in Change4Life Sports Clubs
- Purchase the Silver membership of the Liverpool School Sports Partnership
- Provide coaches for lunch time clubs and encourage active participation from our pupils
- Ensure there are a wide, inclusive range of resources to promote intra-school competition and lunch time clubs
- Pay for annual pupil membership to British Blind Sport
- Increase participation levels in regional and national competitions.
- Staff to have improved confidence in delivering PE lessons and/or sports within the curriculum.
- Greater participation levels across a wider range of events in sports competitions.
- More clubs and a range of activities available to pupils.
- More participation in inclusive intra-school competition
- Increased participation levels during BBS, regional and national sporting events.
- Children and adults in school to be enthusiastic about PE and sport.