Activity: Football (Phase 2 main site / Phase 2 STAR Centre)

Provider: Dartford District Schools FA
Duration: Whole academic year
Total cost: £6750

Rationale

  • An annual affiliation with Dartford District FA/Dartford FC.
  • Provides the pupils at Milestone Academy an opportunity to learn basic football skills through weekly coaching sessions led by qualified football coaches.
  • Provides pupils with the opportunity to participate in district events and friendly matches against local schools.
  • Encourages participation from all pupils, including girls whose participation may be lower.

Justification

  • To increase participation in competitive sport.
  • For all pupils to be able to engage in regular physical activity.
  • To broaden the range of sports and activities that all pupils can experience.
  • To forge links with a wider range of external sports clubs.

Impact on Pupils

  • Gives pupils the opportunity to develop their football skills through having weekly lessons with qualified football coaches.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to develop their gross motor skills.
  • Gives pupils opportunities to participate in friendly football matches with other local skills so developing their social and teamwork skills.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to learn and understand about teamwork and how to follow rules fairly.
  • Supports pupils’ understanding of discipline.

Activity: Gymnastics / Music and Movement Sessions (Phase 1, Phase 2 and Early Years)

Provider: Beaming Stars
Duration: Whole academic year
Total cost: £9,980

Rationale

  • A team of qualified gymnastics coaches are able to deliver gymnastics sessions three days per week and Movement and Music sessions to classes in Early Years, Phase 1 and Phase 2.
  • These sessions provide the pupils with regular opportunities to improve their basic agility, balance and coordination,with professionally trained staff.
  • It provides pupils with a regular fun and engaging activity which is suited to their needs, allowing them to access activities they may have been unable to previously.
  • Provides opportunities to join a club out of school to encourage pupil participation.

Justification

  • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity.
  • To broaden the range of sports and activities that all pupils can experience.
  • To support and involve the least active children.
  • To forge links with a wider range of external sports clubs

Impact on Pupils

  • Gives pupils the opportunity to develop their gymnastics and dance skills through having regular gymnastics sessions with qualified gymnastics coaches.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to develop their gross motor skills.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to develop their fine motor skills especially for the least active children.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to improve their coordination, balance and basic agility by having regular sessions with qualified gymnastics coaches.
  • Allows all pupils the opportunity to participate in gymnastics and dance sessions that are engaging and fun as well as being suitably differentiated for their specific needs.
  • Gives pupils opportunities to work individually and in differing group sizes and helps them develop the skills of working appropriately with others.

Youth Sports Trust membership

Total cost: £250

Rationale

  • A team of qualified gymnastics coaches are able to deliver gymnastics sessions three days per week and Movement and Music sessions to classes in Early Years, Phase 1 and Phase 2.
  • These sessions provide the pupils with regular opportunities to improve their basic agility, balance and coordination,with professionally trained staff.
  • It provides pupils with a regular fun and engaging activity which is suited to their needs, allowing them to access activities they may have been unable to previously.
  • Provides opportunities to join a club out of school to encourage pupil participation.

Justification

  • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity.
  • To broaden the range of sports and activities that all pupils can experience.
  • To support and involve the least active children.
  • To forge links with a wider range of external sports clubs.

Impact on Pupils

  • Gives pupils the opportunity to develop their gymnastics and dance skills through having regular gymnastics sessions with qualified gymnastics coaches.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to develop their gross motor skills.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to develop their fine motor skills especially for the least active children.
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to improve their coordination, balance and basic agility by having regular sessions with qualified gymnastics coaches.
  • Allows all pupils the opportunity to participate in gymnastics and dance sessions that are engaging and fun as well as being suitably differentiated for their specific needs.
  • Gives pupils opportunities to work individually and in differing group sizes and helps them develop the skills of working appropriately with others.