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PE and Sport Premium

PE and Sport play a very important part in the life of Kingsland School. We believe that physical education and sport contribute to the holistic development of our pupils and through participation in sport and physical education, young people learn more about key values such as teamwork, fair play and respect for themselves and others while developing their physical skills and well being. There is significant evidence to show the positive effects of sport and exercise on children’s physical health, growth and development.

All pupils at Kingsland have a dedicated 1 hour PE session each week and a swimming or hydrotherapy session. Additionally Key Stage 2 pupils take part in physical activities as part of the timetabled ‘Be Healthy’ programme. An increasing number of pupils take part in a range of additional opportunities that are provided throughout the year for pupils to engage in cooperative, team or competitive sport. This is facilitated through stand alone participation events, blocks of individual sport specific focus sessions, or working with mainstream pupils from local schools. Examples include the West Yorkshire Primary Panathlon, Wakefield Primary School’s Boccia tournament from which a team represented Kingsland at the West Yorkshire finals, Tag Rugby, Athletics and multi-sports events during which pupils compete with and against other Outwood Together, Wakefield and Yorkshire schools. We also hold an annual sports day at the end of the summer term at the school.


The school is constantly seeking ways to develop sporting provision and pupils’ physical skills.

In April 2013, the Government announced new funding (Sport Premium) for physical education (PE) and sport to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision at School and help pupils to develop healthy lifestyles. Kingsland will receive £17,370 Sport Premium this year and we are using this to improve the quality of PE and Sport provision in the following ways:

  • Employing an additional TA and a P.E. specialist who are qualified swimming instructors experienced in working with pupils who have severe learning difficulties to support the school swimming programme and provide in water swimming instruction. This will enable all pupils in Y5 & Y6, and some younger pupils to access swimming sessions at the local pools.
  • Employing a TA with P.E. qualifications for additional hours each week to support the P.E. provision with a particular focus upon increasing extra-curricular and social participation.
  • Commissioning external sports coaches to work with classes and groups of pupils throughout the year.
  • Using the funding to support regular sport festivals and competitions for pupils of all ages.
  • Funding the School’s participation in the ‘Outwood Together’ P.E. Partnership programme through which pupils take part in activities with their mainstream peers or peers from regional special schools and benefit from specialist coaching in the areas of dance, football and multi-sports.
  • Enabling a group of pupils on the Castleford Site with the greatest levels of need to access horse riding sessions.

IMPACT 2017-2018


Ofsted (March 2018) found that “Additional funding, including the primary physical education (PE) and sport premium, is used well to increase pupils’ participation in PE and sport. As a result, pupils are more visible and included in the wider community and, importantly, they develop the confidence, skills and qualities to be successful and resilient.”


The Sport Premium has had a significant impact on improving the quality and value of the provision for our pupils:-


  • The employment of a swimming specialist has enabled pupils to develop their swimming skills and enjoyment of the water at a local swimming pool. Many pupils now become independent swimmers, with others developing confidence in the water.
  • The continued employment of a number of sports specialists has enhanced performances not only in school but has also enabled a high number of children to represent the school at inter school competitions. The greater level of extra-curricular involvement has enabled the school to retain The School Games Mark at Gold Standard, which shows recognition of the schools commitment to develop performance and competition across the school and into the community.
  • The continued employment of external sports coaches has enabled new skills and ideas to be introduced into the curriculum (including dance workshops, cricket and football skills sessions), extending teacher knowledge and confidence and resulting in improved pupil outcomes.
  • Events/competitions held at sports centres, Kingsland and neighbouring schools that pupils have taken part in have included gymnastics, athletics, multi-sports, football, Primary Penathlon and Boccia with pupils competing against their mainstream peers at Kingsland and representing Wakefield in a West Yorkshire competition.   
  • Pupils with the most complex physical needs have begun to take part in the MATP (Motor Activities Training Programme) and take part in activities alongside pupils from other schools.


Kingsland will ensure that the impact is sustainable through maintaining and developing the current provision funded through the Sports Premium.

Data shows that:-

  • In the EYFS most pupils have made outstanding progress.
  • Progress in PE from the end of the EYFS to the end of Key Stage 1 is outstanding, with 85% of pupils making above expected progress.
  • Progress in PE from the end of Key Stage 1 to end of Key Stage 2 is outstanding, with 50% of pupils making above expected progress.
  • Average rates of pupil progress have increased since the introduction of the Sport Premium.
  • The number of pupils engaging in physical activity socially with their peers or peers from the wider community has increased.


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Kingsland Primary School

Stanley Site

Aberford Road, Stanley, Wakefield, WF3 4BA

01924 828990

Castleford Site

Poplar Avenue, Townville, Castleford, WF10 3QJ

01977 513769