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September

3rd - Staff Training Day.

4th - School opens for the start of Autumn Term.

13th - Mrs Hanson music lessons start.

14th - Maple Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

20th - KS1 Fun Run at All Saints/Sowerby, 10am - 12pm.

21st - Silver Birch Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

21st - France residential trip meeting - 2.30 - 3.30pm children meet, 3.30pm - copy all documents, 4 - 5pm parent meeting.

25th - Judo taster sessions for whole school.

28th - Ash Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

28th - France residential trip pupil language prep.

 

October

2nd - Parent Conversation Meeting, 1 - 5pm.

3rd - Parent Conversation Meeting, 3 - 6.30pm.

5th - Harvest Service at St Columba's Church, 2pm.

12th - Willow Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

12th - School Disco, 6 - 7.30pm.

17th - 19th - France residential trip.

18th - Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Competition at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College.

19th - Music/Singing shared Collective Worship, 8.55am.

24th - Open Afternoon for new starters Sept 2019, 4pm.

25th - Year 5/6 Girls Football Competition at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College.

26th - Whole School sharing in Collective Worship.

26th - School closes for half term at 3.15pm.

 

November

7th - Year 5/6 Football Competition at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College.

8th - Year Reception - Year 5 Influenza Vaccinations.

9th Maple Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

9th - NSPCC workshop.  Parents invited to workshop 2.30 - 3.15pm.

13th - NSPCC Year 5/6 workshop.

16th - Silver Birch sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

20th - Pupil individual school photographs (consent required).

23rd - Ash Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

30th - Willow Class sharing in Collective Worship, 8.55am.

 

December

10th - Year 5/6 Swimming Competition at Thirsk Swimming Pool.

12th - EYFS & KS1 Nativity Performance at 2pm.

13th EYFS & KS1 Nativity Performance at 6pm.

13th - Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics Competition at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College.

19th - Christmas Carol Service at St Columba's Church, 2pm.

20th - School Christmas Lunch.

21st - School closes for Christmas at 2pm.

 

Future Key Dates

11th April - Topcliffe's Got Talent, 1pm.

7th June - School Sports Day, 1.30pm.

W/C 1st July - Thirsk Induction Week for Year 6 pupils.

19th July - End of Year Celebration Service at St Columba's Church, 10am.

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Silver Birch Class will be sharing in Collective Worship on Friday, 21st September, 8.55am.

Sports Premium Funding 2017 -2018

 

Academic Year: 2017/18

Total fund allocated: £18,000

Date Updated: March 2018

 

Key indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school

Percentage of total allocation:

8%

School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested next steps:

Improved access of time to physical activity.

Children will have set times of physical activity during the day: 10 minutes of Activate in the morning and 5 minutes after lunch. All children will be able to access a lunch time club.

 

 

-          Continue using Activate and ensure all staff do

-          Encourage active participation in lunch time clubs

-          PE subject leader monitor levels of activity across school and create action plan for improvements

-          Use Break Buddy leaders to devise more ways of physical activity during recreational time

-          HLTA to access Real PE training to support more physical activity across school

-          Continue forming CPD opportunities around delivery of high quality PE from sports teacher specialist

-          -Ensure adequate high quality equipment is available to support the effective delivery of sport across the age ranges

£240 training

£360 supply

£1,000 equipment

 

 

 

 

Key indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement

Percentage of total allocation:

14%

School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested next steps:

 

Improve pupil’s and parents  perception of sport through developing confidence, reliance and stamina. Provide children with opportunities to develop these skills then apply them across  all learning.

-Lunch time play leaders programme of development. Train MSAs and Young Leaders (Break Buddies) to lead effective and active playtime activities that all children can be part of. Share the success of this in the newsletter and the weekly sharing assembly.

 

-Use the Sports noticeboard to effectively show updates and success stories, eg. The Gifted and Talented programme for talented sports children.

 

-Monitor and measure the success of focus groups and the impact that their sporting achievements have o their academic success. Through this build skills of resilience and stamina and support children with the transference of these skills from sport to the classroom.

 

-Ensure a range of sporting opportunities to show children that there are a range of ways to keep active thoughtout life

  £2,520 on training

 

 

 

Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

Percentage of total allocation:

17%

School focus with clarity on intended

impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding

allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested

next steps:

Improved quality of delivery of PE, specifically teaching of games, in KS2 to ensure children can confidently and competently access a range of sports at a high level.

-all teaching and support staff receive training from local sports partnership on effective delivery of games

-PE subject leaders to provide regular updates throughout the year –PE subject leader keep the sports board updated to inform parents and pupils of how we are doing and links to wider community events and clubs

-Complete annual survey with all children and compare to other schools in our sports partnership

-continue to build confidence of teachers in delving PE lessons through modelling and team teaching with sports specialist

-Use sports specialists in school to lead a broad range of after school clubs/ lunchtime clubs

£3,000

 

 

Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

Percentage of total allocation:

5%

School focus with clarity on intended

impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding

allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested

next steps:

Improve the range of opportunities children have to access different types of sport

-set up a running club that covers long distance road running

-Encourage more girls to join the after school football club

-Encourage more boys to join the netball club

Use lottery funding to run lunchtime clubs and cover a wide range of sport within these clubs

-actively seek coaches and demonstrations/ taster events in school that will give children the chance to experience other types of sport, eg. Karate, tennis, golf.

-Access Change4Life events that demonstrate the enjoyment that sport can give

-Send more teams to the competition pathway events

£1,000 travel expenses

 

 

Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport

Percentage of total allocation:

56%

School focus with clarity on intended

impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding

allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested

next steps:

More opportunities for all children to access the competition pathway.

 

Improve fitness and stamina

-Take 2 teams to some competitions

-Ensure participation at Change4Life events and access all competitions this year

-Monitor with PE lead that a range of games are being taught in PE with the completion skills so that children can confidently approach competition

 

-Use highly skilled sports teachers to deliver sport at a high level

-Open up all sports clubs to any gender and particularly encourage boys to play netball and girls to play football

£10,000

 

 

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