Maritime Academy Trust

Maritime is a charitable education trust with schools across London and the South East.

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Sports Premium

At Timbercroft we use our funding guidance to ensure that the Sports Premium is used to have the maximum impact for our children.


  • To ensure we promote and support the importance of a healthy lifestyle and place particular emphasis on the wellbeing of our students and how sport and activity impacts positively on all aspects of school life.
  • To provide opportunities to allow pupils to broaden their PE experience both during curriculum and extra curriculum time.
  • To identify and develop those pupils who show specific aptitude for individual sports.
  • The establishment of pupil self-esteem through the development of physical confidence.
  • The targeted and strategic use of the Primary School Sport Funding will support us in achieving our vision.


  • To increase high quality PE teaching and learning throughout the school through CPD and team teaching/coaching
  • Evaluate different schemes of work and purchase ones that best suit the need of children at Timbercroft
  • PE subject leader to develop new ideas for PE/sport and physical activity
  • Expand the range of after school clubs available to children
  • Offer subsidised after school club places to all children and free places to identified groups
  • Increase physical activity at lunchtime
  • Audit PE equipment for both PE/Sport and physical activities in the school buildings and playground
  • Competitive sport characterised by focusing on achieving one’s best not being the best

Swimming Proficiency at the end of Year 6 2020

Timbercroft’s Swimming Proficiency at the end of Year 6 2019

Whole School Percentage %

Able to swim competently 25 metres


Able to use a range of strokes effectively


Able to perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations


Our policy is that children receive swimming lessons weekly in Year 6. One class attends swimming lessons from September until February half term and the other class attends from after February half term until the end of the year. Each child receives 16 sessions over the year.


Allocated Funding 2022-2023: £19,420

Use of Funding



Target Group

Continue to offer subsidised after school club places to all children and free places to identified groups.


Children have broader experiences in PE enrichment. Increased uptake in after school clubs.

Whole School

Planning and delivery of annual sports day to and Partnership Sports Day at Sutcliffe Athletics Track for inter school Olympics and cross country events.

£1000 Venue & Transport


Showcase of the fantastic sport on offer at school and the children compete at a high level.

Whole School

Continue to release sports coaches as ‘competition coordinator’ to increase the number of pupils participating in an increased range of competitive opportunities as well as success in competitions.


Increased participation in competitive activities through Maritime Sports Lead/Nightingale Competitions


Competition coordinator to liaise with partnerships sports leads for regular competitions across the partnership schools. At least 1 competition each half term across school.

£1500 transport

£500 staffing

More competitive sport that will lead to an even greater showing at competitions.

Whole School

Continue to provide sports lunchtime clubs to increase physical activity of targeted children.



Higher percentage of children engaging in physical activity throughout the day.

Whole School

Organise and facilitate in house training through Maritime Partnerships Schools and local Secondary School contacts for sports coaches.


Staff training in key areas of PE that can be disseminated to whole staff. Access to whole class teaching resources. Workshops on healthy eating, gym and keeping healthy for year groups.

Whole School

Additional resources for playtime and lunchtime physical activity to support our developing Y6 Sports Leaders.


To provide children with a range of equipment to develop their physical skills during activities that are not teacher led.

Whole School

Resources for teaching children sports represented in Paralympic games and disability sports.


To provide children with opportunities to experience sports that they may not have access to previously. To broaden horizons with regard to Inclusive Sport.

Whole School

To implement and adapt the new scheme of work for PE -  focusing on embedding Dance and Gymnastics.


To support teachers in ensuring an exciting, engaging curriculum is provided to all pupils that stimulates their enthusiasm for physical activity.

Whole School

To identify CPD training for staff following observations and PD.


To provide specialist training for all teaching staff to develop the quality of PE lessons linked to the implementation of new scheme of work

 Whole School





Impact Reports

Sports Premium Impact Report 2022-23

Sports Premium Impact Report 2021-22

Sports Premium Impact Report 2020-21

Sports Premium Impact Report 2019-2020