Arkwright Primary School




School Sports Premium Action Plan 2021-22

Sainsbury's school games award.

The school has proudly been awarded the Sainsbury's school games, silver level award for the fourth consecutive year.  The award recognises the work the school undertakes in providing a range of physical activities all children can participate in.

Bolsover and District School Sport Partnership.

The school belongs to the above organisation. This provides children with the opportunity to participate in competitions and festivals with other schools in the local area.  In addition, our children compete in after school competitions within the partnership.

Sports coaches

The school enhances it existing PE provision by employing sports coaches to help deliver basketball, football and athletics. The coaches also help run after school clubs.

The children also receive bikeabilty training in reception and also cycling proficiency in Y5/6.  Our Foundation and Key stage 1 children also receive balance bike training with specialised bicycles owned by Arkwright Primary School.

Swimming lessons

Children in Y3/4 have a weekly swimming lesson at the local leisure. The aim is for all children to swim 25m by the time they leave primary school.