La Salette Catholic Primary School

Loved by Jesus and Our Lady Of La Salette,
we learn and grow together, in joy and friendship

Sports Premium Funding 


Primary Sports Funding – 2021-2022

At La Salette we invest in P.E to continue to improve our provision and raise participation and achievement for all pupils in sport. We have received £17,758 Sports Premium Funding.


Our funding priorities in 2021 - 2022 are to:

  • Create an outdoor play and climbing area to increase physical activity during break and lunchtimes; allow younger children to explore their physical limits in a ‘managed-risk’ environment.
  • Increase participation in district, borough and county-wide competitions and tournaments through membership of the local sports collective;
  • Purchase additional P.E resources to enable a wider and ‘new’ range of sports to be played.
  • Increase the range of extra-curricular sports clubs offered to families.
  • Develop and host an annual summer sports tournament that encourages participation with our local cluster schools.
  • To continue to develop staff expertise in teaching P.E  through training and professional development.
  • Increase the number of Pupil Premium children accessing additional sporting clubs.


SPORTS FUND: Action Plan and Budget Tracking Document for 2021-22  


How was it spent 2020 - 2021?

A large proportion of our funding is spent on membership of the Havering Sports Collective and extra-curricular provision. Membership of the Collective allows us to maximise the impact that our funding can have. The benefits of this partnership are listed in the breakdown below together with our own uses of the funding. La Salette is also putting a significant investment in new equipment to promote greater physical activity across the school.


Initiative Expected Outcome Intended Impact Cost ( Rounded)
Havering Sports Collective Allows access to competitive sporting tournaments and events, outside of that which the school could normally provide using our facilities including transport Knowledge of the role of fair play and sportsmanship. Opportunities to develop skills in new sports and for children who are gifted in a sport to compete against other gifted children competitively. £4500
Outdoor Adventure Activities Residential Children will participate in rock climbing, watersports and outdoor adventure activities. Children develop teamwork skills, gross motor skills and stamina.  Subsidised cost of residential £ 1900
Extra-Curricular Sports incl. Archery Club  Children participate in extra-curricular sports incl. archery lessons   Develop increased physical activity to develop and learn skills in a new sport.  £400
Inter-House Sports Events and Sports Leaders (pupils) Raise the profile of physical activity through competitive competitions throughout the school year. Targeted activities and support to involve and encourage all children (especially those who are least active) in physical activity and competitive sport. Increased profile of sports and promote leadership roles in leading sporting events. £75 ( addition capital differed due to COVID)
Bikeability training. The school organises bike training for pupils in Y5 and 6. Children to become more aware of road dangers and to gain increased confidence when biking on roads. Cost postponed due to COVID
Additional lunchtime sports equipment  Encouraging active play during break times and lunchtimes Children are active and engaged in physical activity during break times and lunchtimes. £1,500
Additional EYFS physical play equipment and additional SEND P.E resources EYFS children have opportunities to develop stamina, teamwork, skill and strength through physical activities. Develop fine and gross motor skills and improve physical health and wellbeing. £2,000
Claire Cup Deanery Sports Competition Children participate in organised competitive football tournament Increased engagement in school football clubs and development of teamwork, skill and knowledge. £100 ( postponed due to COVID)
La Salette Community Cup Competition Promote local community competitive sports To encourage wider community to value sport and provided linsk between schools for physical activities. (£1000) estimated. postponed due to COVID

Swimming Instruction 

At La Salette we provide 2 terms of instructor led swimming at Harrow Lodge Sports Centre, Hornchurch. Our Year 4 cohort receive swimming instruction in the Summer Term and continue with instructor led lessons, in Autumn, in Year 5.

Additional top-up swimming lessons continue in Year 5 Spring Term. However, all children attend. This is so those who have not reached the minimum requirements for swimming have additional lessons and those who have achieved the expected standard have the opportunity to extend their skills and knowledge ( including life-saving techniques).

Summer Term - Year 4 class

Autumn Term - Year 5 class

Spring Term - Year 5 class ( top-up lessons and extension lessons)


2020-2021 Percentage of children in Year 6 able to:

  • swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • use a range of strokes effectively, for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

2021 - Year 6 - 70%

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