Sports Premium

The Sports premium funding at Addingham Primary School is used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of pupils so that they develop healthy lifestyles.

Playing sport helps to keep children healthy and is good for communities. Playing sport at school or in a local club is also the first step to competition at the highest level, which helps improve our reputation as a sporting nation, and contributes to economic growth.

Sports Funding Report 2019-2020

 Funding Total Lump sum awarded  £17,801

Health Mentor x 3.5 days per week aprox. £13,920

Mr Storton leads before and after school clubs, trains the children ahead of the Grammar School competitions (see our successes in the trophy room section of the website), teaches PE alongside staff members to increase their subject knowledge. Mr Storton also mentors different groups of children throughout the school, helping with assertiveness, SEMH, behaviour, positivity and leading play. Mr Storton has 2 hrs mentoring time this academic year.

The grant will be used to ensure that all children have the opportunity to participate and engage in a broad range of improved sporting activities regardless of their sporting ability. In order to enable them to do this, PE activities will be delivered by our well-trained confident staff supported with the quality resources needed to achieve our objectives. Our Health Mentor will also take time to plan, team teach and evaluate lessons alongside our teachers, to up skill their practice.

We have also employed Mr Storton to coach the boys and girls football teams in Year 5 and Year 6 to increase their success rates.  Mr Storton also attends the football matches with the children to help coach them through the after school games. £528

We have rejoined the Ilkley Grammar School League which costs primary school's £2,000 each year. This use of the sports premium allows our KS2 pupils to participate in sports coaching after school, alongside their peers from other local primary schools and then take part in competitive matches. 

This year we are going to resubmit our evidence to secure the Gold Sports Award for the third time which costs £200.

We hold a sports personality of the year assembly and the engraving for awards from Rec - Y6 costs £127.50 for the trophies and award plaques for the sports personality of the year awards board.

Our PE annual equipment check maintenance costs £320 per year.

We've set aside £1,000 to update sports equipment this year and with the help of Mr Storton the children will each get a half term's tuition in a new sport, we are trialing TriGolf, with the class teachers teaching alongside Mr Storton.

Our overall PE expenditure for 2019-2020 comes to £18,095.50 which is £265.50 more than the allocated sports premium funding provides.

All of our Pupil Premium Pupils are entitled to one sports club per half term, paid for by school.

Sports Participation Addingham Primary School

Ilkley Grammar School Leagues allow for 246 units of participation in the Primary League (Rugby, football, swimming, cricket, athletics, cross country, rounders) and 180 in the astro football league (assuming 9 players for each fixture) so a total of 426 opportunities for children to compete and participate. Plus all the in school sporting activities before, at lunchtime and after school means that Addingham Primary School provides over 1,000 chances per year to take part in sporting events! To take part in this league Primary Schools pay a £2,000 a year subscription.

Swimming At Addingham Primary Y6 2020-2021

84% of our current Y6 cohort can swim confidently, competently and proficiently, over a distance of 25m.

84% of our Y6 cohort uses a range of strokes effectively (front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke).

70% of our Y6 cohort passed their water safe self-rescue test during their Y5 swimming lesson module at school.


Our school additionally pays Mr Storton to cover PPA. This does not come out of the Sports Premium funding.


A day in the life of a Health Mentor

8:00: Arrival – The morning is an important part of the day. It is not only a chance to gather resources for the rest of the day but an opportunity to meet with class teachers to discuss the progress of their beneficiaries across the week. This can help shape small group and individual sessions later in the morning.

8:15-8:45: Wake and Shake Club – What better way to get ready for the school day than some physical activity? Research shows that physical engagement can boost brain performance so children are invited to start their day with a wide variety of games to ‘shake off the morning cobwebs’,

8:45-9:00: Meet and Greet – Building rapport with pupils is critical to achieving set outcomes and one way Health Mentors develop this is by meeting their beneficiaries on the school gates. A friendly smile can go a long way to secure a successful day for both the Health Mentor and pupils.

9:00-10:15: Classroom Support and Mentoring – With teacher’s time at a premium, the opportunity to support some pupils in their academic progress can be limited. A Health Mentor can work with individuals and/or small groups to support the acquisition of knowledge in the classroom. Many staff also support with core abilities such as self-esteem, confidence and behaviour through carefully planned mentoring sessions.

10:30-10:45: Health Mentor Break – A chance to recharge the batteries and prepare resources for the next session.

10:45-11:30:  Physical Education CPD Sessions –With the recent doubling of sports premium funding, schools are looking to specialists, such as a Health Mentor, to provide expert CPD and upskill teachers with their PE delivery. Each teacher co plans and co delivers sessions with the support of the Health Mentor.

11:30-12:00: Health Mentor Lunch

12:00-1:00: Lunchtime Playground Animation – Government recommendations suggest that all children should be exposed to at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Through a variety of stationed activities, often supported by Year 5 and 6 Play Leaders, A Health Mentor will engage the whole playground in a variety of games.

1:00-3:15: Physical Education CPD Sessions – Co Teaching PE

3:15-3:30: Health Mentor Break – A chance to refresh and prepare for the after school club.

3:30-4:45: After School Club – Our after school clubs are mixed in their objectives. Some schools look to boost the prowess of their sports teams, whilst others use them as an opportunity to engage those children who are ‘less active’. However, each session will always be fun and engaging, whilst developing key skills and knowledge. One of the clubs we offer is Laser Tag, No other school offers this as yet. The player's goal in Laser Quest is to tag their opponents as many times as possible, while the player avoids being tagged. The players are equipped with an infrared/laser hand held unit and a pack with infrared sensors. Players start the game in a large multi-level maze-like arena. They can work as a team and as an individual, they try to evade their opposite team with being hit and use tactics to score as many points as possible. They are always moving around and keeping Active whilst having fun.


Health Mentors' aims:

  • To remove barriers to learning for pupils
  • To raise attainment
  • To effectively communicate with pupils 1-1
  • To help raise self-esteem and motivation.

We work alongside teachers and parent/ carers to ensure that all children are able to get the best out of their time, primarily supporting children who are experiencing difficulties due to social, emotional or behavioural problems.

The focus is for all children to:

  • Stay safe
  • Be healthy
  • Enjoy and achieve

What does a Health Mentor do?

Health Mentors use a variety of approaches, which can be tailored to individual needs. These include:

  • One to one mentoring to discuss problems and look at solutions
  • Individual sessions looking at particular issues– such as anger management
  • Group work sessions focusing on one issue– social skills
  • Observations within lessons
  • Support and assistance to school staff

Kidfit Daily Mile Around Addingham

Information about the daily mile

Daily Mile Rules

PB:ME Chart

More Routes

Children from all classes working with Mr Storton