A balanced progressive Physical Education (PE) programme of work should provide all children with experiences which will encourage a life long interest in sport and physical recreation. PE contributes to the overall education of children by helping them to lead full and valuable lives through engaging in purposeful physical activity.
PE and school sport can contribute to the physical, academic, social, cultural, emotional, moral and spiritual development of the child. Physical Education is the only subject that contributes to education of the whole child. As a school we will be committed to delivering high quality PE and school sport so that we meet the needs of the whole child.
At Scargill, all children receive a least two hours of physical education each week, with the extension of playground games and cyber coaching. Children take part in intra-school competitive activities each term and a traditional sports day. We also enter a variety of inter-school competitions. Scargill school holds the Gold Sports Mark and has done for over 6 years.
The Government is providing funding of £150 million per annum until 2020 to provide new, substantial primary school sport funding. This funding is being jointly provided by the Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school Head Teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all children. All schools will receive £8,000 plus a premium of £5 per pupil per academic year. Schools are free to spend the School Sports Funding as they see fit. However they will be accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupil progress in PE and Games and pupil accessibility to high quality provision and opportunity within and beyond the school day.
Some of the improvements we have made already are as follows:
- Dance training for staff members and the purchase of a new scheme of work.
- Music for dance
- Coloured sports kit for use in intra-school house sports competitions
- Gymnastic/Dance coaching at school that doubles as excellent Continual Professional Development for the teaching staff.
- Affiliation to the Erewash Schools Sports Partnership giving us access to local competitions, after school clubs, specific school support and training opportunities for staff to name but a few of the positive benefits of membership.
- Transport - subsidised transport for sports events throughout the year.
- A selection of new sports equipment.
- Mapping the school site for orienteering
- New PE storage containers.
How Scargill School will use the money:
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After School Clubs - Sport
A variety of clubs are offered throughout the year.
Years 1-6 are offered at least one extra curricula club each year. These vary and may include football, cricket, athletics, multi-skills, dance, gymnastics, cheerleading, belly dancing or tennis. We have over 12 school club links with differing sporting clubs and we work well to ensure that our children are directed to these clubs to enhance their sporting skills.