Local Case Studies

Whitwick St John the Baptist C E Primary School

To Improve the Extra-Curricular Sporting Activities for the children at our school.

Mr McMillan said:

"I am delighted that our school now has the capacity to provide sporting extra-curricular opportunities to both KS1 and KS2 children'. 'The number of children taking up these activities have increased. The profile of physical education, health and well-being has improved immeasurably".

Old Dalby C of E Primary School

Our aim was to increase the overall participation of pupils in sport and physical activity beyond their curriculum PE time. We looked into ways to spend the PE Premium funding to increase opportunity and participation, especially by girls, in a wider a range of activities.

Stokes Wood Primary School

Jane Gadsby (Head Teacher) said:

"This funding has helped us implement and expand the PE and sport programme we have wanted for a long time.

Together with pupil premium, it ensures that all pupils are given a chance to develop physical skills and a knowledge of how to keep themselves healthy, build self-esteem and success in school, both sporting and academic".

No Life Without Sport - Avenue Primary School

Children at Avenue school talk about what sport means to them. It is central to their lives and a passion for sport drives a passion for life. The benefit for the school is evident in their testimony. Kye, Grace and Ajay from Year 6 speak about what sport means to them. They talk about how they use their 'learning muscles' every day.

Wellbeing Matters - Brocks Hill Primary School

Brocks Hill pushes sport and physical activity opportunities to another level to make sure that children's overall well-being is a top priority. The ethic of team work permeates all the cohorts to drive everything that this outstanding school achieves.

How to Beat Obesity - Broom Leys Primary school

Using National Child Measurement data the school is having an impact on children. Taking in cohorts above the national average for obesity and sending out year groups below!

Using External Coaches – Quality Counts Elizabeth Woodville Primary School

External coaching companies may promise you the earth, but can they deliver? Here are some questions that have been answered at Elizabeth Woodville School in Groby.

The excellent provision at Elizabeth Woodville is highly planned alongside external partners. Coaches and teachers team teach in a way that rapidly develops the skills of teachers. Planning, delivery and assessment is carried out jointly. Every child is discussed as an individual. This leads to highly personalised and differentiated lessons. The standards in PE in the school are excellent.

Using the Environment to Enthuse Children - St Mary & St John C.E.V.A. Primary School

The school has overhauled its approach to PE. It has gone from being a marginal activity to being central to the enthusiasm that this successful school has generated.

How has this been achieved?
St Mary & St John C.E.V.A. School has:

  • Reviewed all facilities and been creative in developing PE spaces
  • Committed to significant CPD through team teaching
  • Introduced a wide range of activities that inspire children
  • Linked the work to healthy schools
  • Worked through the Sports Partnership and with Uppingham Community College
  • Invested in play boxes for play times
  • Got involved in competitions in and out of school

Changing the Culture & Ethos of your School and Living School Life Through Your Motto - Stokes Wood Primary School

The School Motto is "What you do today, matters tomorrow".

The school motto drives the approach to everything at Stokes Wood and uses sport in particular to support this It has driven the huge increase in participation and in competitions. The motto was created by the staff and children and adorns the front of the school.

Running to School: An Enthusiastic Start to Every Day! - Primary Willowbrook School

At Willowbrook School the children run to get through the gates to begin the school day! 'Morning Motivation' is the start to every day and typifies the way in which this school has generated vitality in its children (and staff!). An outstanding start to the day in an outstanding school!

Additional Local/National Case Studies


  • Equality Standard
    Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Leicester
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England
    Active Rutland


  • Active Leicester
    Blaby LSA
  • Equality Standard