St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy

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Thank you for taking the time to look at our website. We extend a warm welcome to you and hope you enjoy looking round. School opens for our children on Monday 6th September and we cannot wait to see everyone! We have a few Nursery and Reception places still available so if you would like to know more please contact us by email admin@st-josephs-brig.calderdale.sch.uk or alternatively ring the school office on 01484 713037 to chat to Mrs Thompson or Mrs Sutcliffe who will give you advice and support. I hope to see you soon! Mrs Hodges

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Sports Premium

 

Implementing the ‘Sports Premium’ at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

The Government has given every Primary School funding to develop Physical Education and competitive sport.

In 2021 - 2022 we have been allocated £17 770 Sports Premium which will be paid in instalments over the course of the year.

Membership costs to the Pennine Sports Partnership remains the same at £3 000.

We are using the Sports Premium funding to sustain our membership with the Pennine Sports Partnership and to:

  • Continue to provide access to sports’ specialist teachers and coaches to enable our children to gain new skills and experiences in after school club activities eg: archery, athletics, dance, gymnastics £1 500
  • Continue to enable our children to take part in competitive sport
  •  Continue to encourage our children to improve their leadership skills through sport
  • Access community sports events such as the athletics competition at All Saints
  • Transport to and from community events 
  • Send groups of children to the Halifax Schools’ Swimming Gala £100
  • Provide 'Learn to Ride a Bike' scheme for children in KS1 to help them learn or improve their skills £2 400 
  • Provide ‘Balanceability’ sessions for EYFS children as a precursor to learning to rode a bike to ensure that they can £1 400
  • Continue to send groups of children to the Sports Barn in Huddersfield to participate in a range of sports hall athletics £300
  • Subsidise the cost of adventurous activity for our Year 6 children £1 640
  • Provide release for the PE Leader to attend CPD events and meetings during the year £1 000
  • Outdoor Education CPD for staff £525
  • Administration £200

        Total Committed - £12 065

        Balance - £5 705 - which will be spent on identified areas/items of need

 

Developments under consideration 

  • Additional equipment for playtime/lunchtime as requested by the children or identified by the staff 
  • Development of the outdoor patio area for KS2 - installation of 3 way shooters
  • Mindfulness resources
  • Netball after school provision
  • Football after school provision
  • Development of Outdoor Education opportunities