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Upton Cross Primary School



School Sport Premium spend 2019-2020

The Government in England is providing schools with PE and sport premium funding to provide additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport. Upton Cross Primary School will receive £23,660 School Sports’ Premium in academic year 2019-2020

To view the 2019-20 expenditure please click here.

To view the 2018-19 evaluation please click here.

To view the 2018-19 expenditure please click here.

To view the 2017-18 evaluation please click here.





2 Week Intensive Course at the Olympic Pool for all Year 3 pupils.





· The Government states that all pupils need to be able to swim a minimum of 25 metres by the end of Year 6. Additional swimming time has been provided to allow pupils to meet their full potential.

· Pupils attending will be at least ‘water confident’ by the end of the 10 days intensive course.

· Additional swimming lessons to be provided in Year 6

· Year 6 pupils to be able to swim 25 metres unaided.

Additional Outdoor Adventures at Fairlop Water sports centre.




·  Pupils will be provided with opportunities for outdoor activities. Pupils will demonstrate improved agility, balance, coordination and team work

· Pupils attending will have experienced new activities and will demonstrate improved agility, balance and coordination.

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Staff Development

·  Staff identified and support offered to improve confidence in the delivery of PE lessons.

·  Teachers and teaching assistants are able to plan, assess and evaluate more confidently in PE

Inclusive PE & Sport

·  Increase the opportunities for pupils with special educational needs to participate fully in PE lessons.

·  Provision for all pupils in PE is at least good

Sports Leadership

·  Year 6 pupils to be trained and given leadership opportunities.

·  Sports Leaders, Dance Leaders and Dance Mat Leaders are running lunch time activities

· Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) developed in teachers’ planning

·  Pupils identified as high attaining in PE are fully supported and challenged to realise their full potential

West Ham Sports Coaches


· West Ham Coaches work with targeted groups of children across the school to raise the aspirations of children through sport.

· Pupils are given opportunities to develop high self-esteem and engage positively with their peers and with professional role models