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					Raising aspirations of primary pupils
The impact of sports-based reward schemes, leadership
opportunities and sporting role models in raising self-esteem and
the aspirations of primary pupils.
Foxdell Junior School Raising Aspirations of
                         Primary Pupils




Neal Banner – bannern@foxdell.juniorluton.co.uk
Kieron Leech – leechk@foxdell.juniorluton.co.uk
Foxdell Junior School

•   1 of 5 Primary schools - 4 year PE Pilot Specialism
•   Very diverse school – EAL
•   In Dallow Ward
•   2007 – SATS – English 76% L4+
                   - Maths 74% L4+
                    - Science 87% L4+
•   2011 – SATS – English 93% L4+
                   - Maths 94% L4+
                    - Science 93% L4+
•   Used sport to turn around the ethos of the school,
    both with children and staff.
An overview of what we’ve achieved
VIDEO
Attendance
•   Reward of using MUGA
•   Extra PE lesson a week
•   Attendance Mentor
•   Attendance – Over 96%
Behaviour
• Children targeted – high energy PE
  session at lunch time
• Intervention - Taken out of lessons to
  burn off energy – became a reward
• Cross curricular work – intervention
  groups
• Targeted children for certain clubs
• Table tennis
• Whole school exercises after lunch
Visits
•   Wembley
•   MK Lions
•   Northampton Saints
•   Targeted children – Reward
Sport and PE across the curriculum
• Physical movement in lessons
• Sport as an inspiration
• Result = enjoyment in lessons
Sport and PE across the curriculum
• Children take ownership
• Something for everyone
• Driving class competition and whole
  school competition
• Reward/intervention in afternoons for
  hard work during lessons
• Challenge reward – Olympic Stadium
• Link to Charity
Basketball
•   Child identified
•   Worked with our PE instructor
•   Child becomes the leader – teaches
    other children and presents their
    certificates in assembly.
Exercises
    Play leaders


    •    Bullets
    •    Bullets
    •    Bullets
    •    Bullets
    •    Bullets
•       Trained up to lead
        play
•       Lead a range of
        sporting activities for
        children at play time.
House Captains
Revival of the house system
  • Past 4 years – tried to improve / drive the house system.
  • Lunchtime competitions – all the children can access this.
      • Inter house tournaments -
      House captains – Increase pupil responsibility
              • Select/promote teams – support etc.
              • Count house points
              • Greater responsibility
              • Cross-curricular
              • Cup presented with house colours
              each half term
              • Keen to earn house points in
              the classroom for their team
Role Models
•   Dru Spinks
•   Shared his life story
•   Taught children skills
•   Came in on various occasions
•   Blogged with the children
•   As a reward, children went to see him play
Role Models
•   Staff
    • Rugby player
    • Marathon runner
    • Competing gymnast
    • Footballer
    • Sporting ethos
Role Models – Clubs

•Visiting coaches
•Employ staff according to talents
•Clubs are delivered within TA’s hours
The 4 year story
• Worst behaved Yr 3 group
• Sport intervention – skipping
  using energy…
• Extra PE and sport in Y6
• Best SATS results the school
  has ever seen!
Foxdell Junior School




•   Neal Banner – bannern@foxdell.juniorluton.co.uk
•   Kieron Leech – leechk@foxdell.juniorluton.co.uk

				
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