Following the success of the London 2012 Olympics the government has agreed to fund primary schools to provide a lasting legacy from the games and develop children's enjoyment of sport and physical activity from an early age.
The funding for 2018-19 will be a lump sum of £17,380. This funding is ring fenced and schools must be able to evidence all their spending.
Sport is an important part of our school curriculum and vision here at Gunthorpe Primary School. We believe that when children actively participate in school sport and physical activity it has positive repercussions on their overall well-being and quality of school life.
We are very excited about the opportunities this funding presents to us and there is a lot of work going on to put in place programmes of learning, coaching sessions for our staff and parents, a local network of competitions for a variety of competitive sports and the development of stronger community links with a number of parties. In addition we plan to review the club and non-curricular provision currently available to children.
A summary of how this funding has been spent and the impact on our sports provision is available on this website. A link to our work with the Arthur Mellows Village College Partnership and their services is also below for your information.