Ridgeway Community School’s Vision Statement.
A school where each pupil receives personalised, tailored provision, targeted at maximising communication, self-advocacy and independence through detailed assessment, use of technologies and evidence based research.
A school where staff are active participants in the learning process, are open minded, confident in their knowledge and eager to acquire new skills.
A school where high expectations are fundamental to our ethos and where we focus on teaching and learning being relevant, meaningful and fun.
A school that is both at the heart of and in partnership with the community, championing and promoting the positive image of the young people with whom it is connected.
PE and Sport at the Ridgeway
At the Ridgeway Community School we believe that PE and Sport plays an important role in making our vision statement a reality for every pupil, with the potential to change young people’s lives for the better.
We have welcomed the Government’s announcement in June 2013 to provide additional funding for seven years to improve the provision of Physical education (PE) and sport in Primary schools. We are committed to using this resource in developing high quality PE lessons alongside greater opportunities, where appropriate, for sporting competitions and clubs for our young people.
Sport Premium Grant
Funding for schools has been calculated by the number of primary aged pupils (between ages of 5 and 11) as at the annual census in January 2013. All schools with 17 or more primary aged pupils will receive a lump sum of £8,000 plus a premium of £5 per pupil.
Total number of Primary aged pupils between the ages of 5-11 :- 32
Total amount of Sport Premium Grant received £8,217.
What does the Sport Premium mean for my school?
‘School’s must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and Sport, but they will have freedom to choose how they do this’ (DfE June 2013)
At The ridgeway Community School we have decided to spend the Sport Premium Grant on the following through the academic year September 13- July 14.
- A term and half of dance workshops run by Inclusive dance company StopGap.
- A Primary sized climbing frame for the school hall.
- Staff training in physical development.
- Staff training in Lifeguarding, to enable hydrotherapy sessions.
- Contribution to the cost of an outdoor- in ground trampoline.
- Purchase of small equipment to support PE.
- Contribution towards cost of IRIS system for filming and assessing the quality of teaching and Learning and supporting CPD in PE.