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PE & Sport Funding

PE Sports Grant 2017/18

£9,753

Key stage 2 sends a class to West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled each half term.

Yoga sessions are held for many classes each Friday and continue to support relaxation, physical activity and mindfulness. Students that often struggle to focus in class find it particularly helpful.

PE equipment has also been purchased including balls, trikes and mats.

Payment for member of staff to attend a two day higher level Rebound Therapy course. Many more students will be able to benefit from Rebound as we can now offer from Grades 1 – 8 which will see continued development and progression across all school years. Rebound Therapy can be accessed by all students in school.

PE Sports Grant 2016/17

£3,435

Dance still continues to be very popular so the dance teacher has been contracted for a morning each week once more.

Yoga’s popularity with the students ensures a very packed Friday programme for the tutor.

Sailing has been fully embraced by year ten & sixth form students again this year. We work alongside Snettisham Sailing Club to ensure that the opportunity is made available to all students across both years should they choose to learn to sail.

PE and Sport Grant 2014/15

£8,195

The grant this year will be used to purchase further equipment such as mats for the trampoline. We provide Yoga classes for many of our students and currently purchase the services of a professional dance teacher.

We are also investing small sum in equipment for Boccia and wheelchair football.

PE and Sport Grant 2013/14

£5,041

The PE and Sport Grant this year has been used by School to purchase a trampoline and accessories. We have also hosted a Rebound Therapy Course which will now enable four members of staff to work with children within school.

The small amount of funding remaining will help fund a Teaching Assistant to support our training programme from November to March initially.

Costs:-

Trampoline purchase £4,145
Course fees for training £120
Balance towards Teaching Assistant costs £776
TOTAL: £5,041

What is Rebound Therapy?

Briefly, it is the phrase that describes the specific 'Eddy Anderson model'of exercise therapy which uses trampolines to provide opportunities for movement, therapeutic exercise and recreation for people across the whole spectrum of special needs.

Sometimes referred to as special needs trampolining, but that does not give a full picture. The Rebound Therapy training course teaches logical progressions of movement patterns designed to encourage the student to continually develop whilst at the same time experiencing healthy exercise and enjoyment.