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Please scroll to the bottom of the page to see the financial breakdown for our Sports' Premium Funding and to see the record for our Year 6 swimmers. 

Sep 2017 - July 2018

Our PE Premium projects and their expected impact:

Extension of Pastoral Support

With a proportion of the additional funding, we aim to increase our Pastoral Support time, so as to cover the entire week and improve support for our pupils' well-being.


  • Improved pupil well-being.

  • Ability to ensure school pastoral support is at its strongest.


Whole-School PE Assessment

With support from our PE Team within our Local Authority we are researching and evolving the way in which we assess whole-school PE. This new system will be implemented within the year. 


  • Improved accuracy of PE teacher judgements, particularly for non-PE specialists.

  • Stronger system in tracking the abilities of pupils within PE.


CEPP Sandwell Well-Being Charter Mark

The school is aiming to improve pupil and staff well-being by achieving a Charter Mark from Sandwell. 


  • Pupil well-being and mental healths improved.

  • Improved pupil resilience and coping strategies.

  • Improved staff well-being.

After-School Clubs
Go Geronimo will be providing weekly after school clubs for children in all Key Stages. These clubs will be heavily subsidised by the PE Premium money and be offered to children at a maximum cost of 50p per session.


  • Access to high quality sporting experiences.

  • Access to sports not available within the curriculum.

  • Increased engagement in sporting activities.


PE Gold Sportsmark

Aim to achieve the next level of Sportsmark after we were successful in achieving the Silver standard. PE Coordinator and PE support staff to research the requirements for this achievement and to ensure the school meets them securely. (With the increase in funding, we may have stronger opportunity to achieve this).


  • External acknowledgement and quality assurance that the school is providing a high standard of PE.

  • Stronger links with the feeder High Schools in passing up pupils highly skilled in sport. 


Enrichment Days
Go Geronimo, along with community sports' clubs and school staff will be providing an enrichment day each half term. These days will allow every child in the school to try their hand at a new sport free of charge. The children are then given linked routes for each sport to a local club, if their interests are stimulated by the taster sessions.


  • Access to high quality sporting experiences.

  • Access to sports not available within the curriculum.

  • Increased engagement in sporting activities.

  • Increased involvement in local sports' clubs.

  • More children participating in the Homefield University Graduation Scheme.


Play Maker/Playground Young Leader Training

Our Caring Crusader children will be working with school staff and Go Geronimo coaches to complete Playground Young Leader/Play Maker Training. This will enable them to run sports activities at play times and lunch times and help other children keep active.



  • Increased responsibility within a sporting context will develop leadership skills.

  • Improved communication.

  • Increased engagement in sporting activities.

  • Increased confidence levels.


Staff Training

NPETCs qualified staff to support teachers develop their skills in areas where confidence is lacking. HLTA to support the running of after-school clubs also, particularly Tag-Rugby. 



  • Improved quality of teaching.

  • Increased involvement in sporting activities outside of the classroom.


Cricket Coaching

Local club Vauxhall Mallards are to continue to provide semi-professional coaching to our Years 5 & 6 classes. This will prepare them for competition against other schools and provide another outlet for sporting interest. 



  • Access to high quality sporting experiences.

  • More in depth skill knowledge and development.

  • Increased engagement in sporting activities.

  • Increased involvement in local sports' clubs.

  • Increased community involvement. 


Football Coaching

A qualified football coach from Go Geronimo will be working with our girls' team and Years 3 & 4 boys' team to develop their footballing talents. School staff will continue to work with the older boys' team from Years 5 & 6. The new coach will be responsible for entering the teams in to local leagues and completing all administrative tasks.



  • Access to high quality sporting experiences.

  • Increased engagement in sporting activities.

  • Increased community involvement.

  • Exposure to appropriate levels of competition.

  • Increased appreciation for the values of perseverance and 


Gymnastics Coaching and Teacher Training

Donald Carr (professional gymnastics coach) has been employed by the school to deliver high quality gymnastics sessions throughout the year to all year groups. Class teachers will work alongside him to learn new skills and improve the teaching of gym.



  • Improved gymnastics teaching.

  • Opportunities for staff to improve their knowledge of the subject.

  • Entry in to gymnastics competitions for KS1 and KS2.


This year we have approximately £8,700 to spend on the above projects. (The Government has stated that this is to double to approximately £17,000.)

Please look at the attachment below or ask at the School Office for a breakdown of costs for the above projects.


SEP 2016 - July 2017

Completed projects:

  • Gymnastics Coaching across the whole school and CPD for staff.

  • East Coast Community Healthcare provided sports coaching in after-school clubs furthering our ability to provide opportunities to shine.

  • East Coast Community Healthcare provided Enrichment Sessions for the whole school in more obscure sports, such as Taekwondo and American Football.

  • Semi-professional Cricket coaching for Years 5 & 6.

  • Swimming Sessions for all Junior children in KS2.

  • School entered into array of competitions and competitive leagues in Football and Netball.


  • Gymnastics skills of the children augmented, with the pupils participating in Inter-Schools Gymnastics competition and further skills enhancement provided for teachers.

  • Swimming instruction increased the confidence of all non-swimmers and the competency level of more able swimmers.

  • Lunchtime games organised by MSAs and Caring Crusaders increased sporting outlets available, reduced behavioural incidents and developed leadership qualities of our eldest pupils.

  • Enrichment opportunities enabled pupils to experience new sports, which encouraged their interests for new sporting ventures. 


SEP 2015 - JULY 2016

Completed Projects:

  • Gymnastics Coaching across the whole school.

  • Football Coaching across all the Junior children.

  • East Coast Community Healthcare used Homefield as a Community Hub for sports clubs during the holidays.

  • East Coast Community Healthcare also provided CPD training for our MSAs.

  • East Coast Community Healthcare and Staff held After-School Clubs increasing our school's level of sporting provision.

  • Playmaker Award Scheme offered to Year 5/6 pupils.


  • Gymnastics skills of the children were much improved, recognised by the school being triumphant in an Inter-Schools Gymnastic competition. 

  • Lunchtime games led and delivered to a more engaging standard by our MSAs after receiving training.

  • Enrichment opportunities provided Homefield's children with a wider range of sports, such as Fencing, Dance and Jujitsu.

  • Playmaker Award Scheme gave Years 5/6 children opportunities to develop leadership qualities, confidence and sports coaching abilities. 

  • Wider Community continued to develop their passion for sports through the school holiday clubs.

  • Achieved Silver Award in PE Sportsmark Scheme.


Sep 2014 - July 2015

Completed Projects:

  • After school clubs for KS1 and 2 throughout the year.

  • Enrichment Day activities once per half term for all key stages.

  • Play Maker Training for Year 5 children.

  • Staff training for dance.

  • Football coaching.

  • Holiday clubs made available to all pupils at a reduced rate.


  • Football team achieved the best results in league competition to date.

  • School entered more competitions with other schools than in previous years.

  • Work started to earn the Silver SportsMark.