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LONGFORD Park
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  • We are very pleased to announce that our latest Ofsted inspection has rated the school as Good. To read the full report please click the link on our Ofsted page.
  • Longford Park Funding Allocation: Total number of pupils on roll 243 Number of pupils eligible for FSM 75 Lump sum allocation £8876.00 Total amount of funding received £8876.00 The government has provided additional funding to improve the physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding is provided jointly by DfE; Health; and Culture, Media and Sport. Eligibility for Funding: Funding for schools is calculated by reference to the number of primary –aged pupils (in Years1-6), as recorded in the annual schools census in January 2016 Purpose of Funding: Schools must spend the funding on improving the quality and breadth of the P.E and sport activities they offer their pupils so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of, but schools are free to choose the best way of using the money. Accountability: Since September 2013, schools have been held to account over how they spend their additional funding. Ofsted have strengthened the coverage of PE and sport within the ‘Inspectors handbook’ and supporting guidance, so that both schools and inspectors know how P.E and sport is assessed as part of the school’s overall provision. Physical Education at Longford Park Physical education develops the children’s knowledge, understanding and skills, so that they can perform with increasing competence and confidence in a range of physical activities. It promotes and understanding in children of their bodies in action – involving thinking, selecting and applying skills. Additionally it promotes positive attitudes toward a healthy lifestyle, enabling children to make informed choices about physical activity throughout their lives. Principles To develop a whole school approach to the teaching of PE and sport To improve standards of achievement in PE and sport To give all children the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to achieve in PE, sport and wider life To promote physical exercise and healthy lifestyles To make sport enjoyable and accessible, by developing close links with local sporting bodies Objectives To develop skills in dance, gymnastics, games, swimming, athletics and outdoor adventurous activities To select and apply skills, tactics and compositional ideas To recognise and describe how their bodies feel during exercise To evaluate and improve their performance Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 1) Increase in participation rates in such activities as invasion games, dance and cheerleading a) Continue to provide an additional Sports Coach /dance teacher (for each year group 2 x weekly) to deliver an hour of PE /Dance alongside the class teachers £3775.00 Teachers’ confidence and competence in delivering PE (including swimming) continues to improve, meaning all pupils experience quality lessons on a regular basis - PE subject leader to carry out lesson observations of the Sports coaches - End of year staff questionnaire - PE subject leader to liaise with the Sports Coach manager to ensure best quality teaching.   b) Active lunchtimes to be introduced to the children. Children will be more active at lunchtimes. More children participate in sporting activities at lunchtime (than previous) Less reported incidents of children falling out. - End of year pupil questionnaire. c) Provide a wide range of after-school sports clubs, both in KS1 and KS2 £2725.00 Even greater numbers of pupils are able to join after-school clubs, leading to improved achievement in lessons, teamwork, cohesion and competition. - Club registers from each half term/ term. - Increase in the variety and range of activities on offer. - Clubs are fully/ oversubscribed subscribed to and there are children who are on waiting lists. Some of the clubs, such as the netball club, was suggested by the pupils themselves. Where possible, the school seeks to run clubs that support their requests and interests. d) Participate in festivals/ competitions beyond the parameters of school and network Minibus contribution Children have increased confidence to perform in front and compete against other children. - Attendance at the city’s dance festival with parental support - Termly celebration assemblies - Supporting local and national charities e.g. Sport Relief e) Increased involvement with clubs across the city Children in years 1-3 to partake in a project run by CCFC to identify early skills - Children identified with talents/skills to be encouraged onto CCFC programme- Increased uptake of free tickets to attend local games Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 2) How much more inclusive and progressive the physical education curriculum has become. a) Provide access to iPads for both external coaches and teachers to support their delivery of inclusive PE iPads used to model good practice, recap on prior lessons and support assessment, resulting in all learners making progress. - Peer observations (including a focus on the use of this teaching and learning tool) - Staff meeting training for the whole school. b) Purchase of whole school PE scheme C) KS1 & KS2 sports mornings £600 Leader of curriculum’s knowledge of how to provide quality PE for all abilities of pupils increases. Children whose needs prevent them taking part in PE lessons are able to engage in physical exercise every week. - Pupil questionnaires - Staff meeting handouts -Sports Awards assembly d) Participate in the Road the Rio activities d)Visit from Olympian £306.00 Cost of exercise bike Participation in Rugby 7’s festival Yr.4 Participation in CSF activities for Yr.6 Raising funds for Dol y Moch anniversary Greater participation /encouragement in sporting activities -Weekly log of km covered by staff and children -feedback from children/participation e) Seek external support from local sports projects for Coventry Schools £630.00 Minibus contribution Participation in Plus Sport Move and Learn project (year 5) Participate in the Engage Coventry Rugby for all (years 3/4) - Children showcased their skills at half time during a CCFC game at the Ricoh Arena - Staff questionnaire - Increased involvement in after-school activities - SENCo reports f) CPD training for staff to access during year £450.00 Fundamental Movement Skills training for all staff. - Staff questionnaire Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 3) Growth in the range of sporting activities a) Provide external coaching in a specific sport. £300.00 Increased number of sporting clubs- G&T afterschool club ran by CCFC (Yr. 1/2/3) - Number of after-school sporting activities has increased. -participation/club log b) Places for identified children on outdoor/ adventure based residential activities (e.g. canoeing, climbing, caving, orienteering) £ (Subsidised year 5/6 places for Plas Dol-y-Moch) Identified children engage with sporting activities they previously have no opportunity to experience - Individual responses - Completion of John Muir award Links- to the environment Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 4) Partnership work on physical education with other schools and local partners a) Signposting of sports clubs and events available in the local area e.g. WASPS, Coventry Blaze, Game On, Basketball Assemblies/ newsletters/ advertising fliers to promote Higher numbers of pupils access sports clubs outside of school hours. - End of year sports questionnaire - Visits/ assemblies from external coaches 5) Links with other subjects that contribute to pupils’ overall achievement and their greater SMSC and British Values a) Cross- Curricular links to the Rio Olympics, b) Active lunchtimes Children are aware of home and international events.   Children have a greater understanding of sportsmanship and fairness. - Whole school Assemblies - Feedback from Play Leader and school council - Network CREST ‘Road to Rio’ participation. - Evidence in children’s books e.g. Blood Heart (yr6) 6) Greater awareness amongst pupils about the dangers of obesity, smoking and other such activities that undermine pupils’ health Fundraising events for children and parents e.g. British Heart Foundation Children more aware of heart defects and the impact of exercise on the body. -Successful fundraising events encouraging active  participation -PSHE curriculum- Children’s books
  • Staff List 2016-2017 Headteacher :             Mrs Mandy Walker Assistant Headteachers:  Mrs Mina Prabhakar, Mrs Jen Goode Class Teacher Teacher Assistant Support Nursery Mrs Paul Mrs Vohra, Mrs Grant Reception Mrs Sztejka Mrs Robertson, Mrs Hayer 1 Mrs Moore Mrs Bains 2 Miss Stoyles Mrs Evans, Mrs Grant, Mrs McGarry 3 Mrs Charl / Mrs Rose Mrs Harrison, Mrs McGarry 4 Miss Hanna Mrs Hussain/ Ms Mills 5 Mrs Mozley Mrs Masters 6 Mrs Farrelly Mrs Bigham P/T CT (EYFS/KS1) Mrs Stanier Inclusion Managers Mrs Prabhakar (KS2 & Y2) Mrs Sztejka (KS1/EYFS) Learning Mentors Mrs Browning, Mrs Evans, Mrs Grant SEND TA Mrs Barrie Resources TA Miss Bissell Business Manager Mrs Woodley SSO Mr Prabhakar Admin Support Mrs Varney, Miss Ratcliffe ICT Technician Mr Enrieu Breakfast Club Mrs Bains, Mrs Grant Catering Staff Mrs Rooney, Ms Johnson DRA's Mrs Varney, Mrs Bolton, Mrs Johnston , Mrs Mannion, Mrs Murphy, Mrs Tallis, Ms Wilson, Play Leader Mr Prabhakar Cleaning Staff Mrs Bolton, Mrs Murphy, Mrs Chatha
  • We are very pleased to announce that our latest Ofsted inspection has rated the school as Good. To read the full report please click the link on our Ofsted page.
  • Longford Park Funding Allocation: Total number of pupils on roll 243 Number of pupils eligible for FSM 75 Lump sum allocation £8876.00 Total amount of funding received £8876.00 The government has provided additional funding to improve the physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding is provided jointly by DfE; Health; and Culture, Media and Sport. Eligibility for Funding: Funding for schools is calculated by reference to the number of primary –aged pupils (in Years1-6), as recorded in the annual schools census in January 2016 Purpose of Funding: Schools must spend the funding on improving the quality and breadth of the P.E and sport activities they offer their pupils so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of, but schools are free to choose the best way of using the money. Accountability: Since September 2013, schools have been held to account over how they spend their additional funding. Ofsted have strengthened the coverage of PE and sport within the ‘Inspectors handbook’ and supporting guidance, so that both schools and inspectors know how P.E and sport is assessed as part of the school’s overall provision. Physical Education at Longford Park Physical education develops the children’s knowledge, understanding and skills, so that they can perform with increasing competence and confidence in a range of physical activities. It promotes and understanding in children of their bodies in action – involving thinking, selecting and applying skills. Additionally it promotes positive attitudes toward a healthy lifestyle, enabling children to make informed choices about physical activity throughout their lives. Principles To develop a whole school approach to the teaching of PE and sport To improve standards of achievement in PE and sport To give all children the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to achieve in PE, sport and wider life To promote physical exercise and healthy lifestyles To make sport enjoyable and accessible, by developing close links with local sporting bodies Objectives To develop skills in dance, gymnastics, games, swimming, athletics and outdoor adventurous activities To select and apply skills, tactics and compositional ideas To recognise and describe how their bodies feel during exercise To evaluate and improve their performance Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 1) Increase in participation rates in such activities as invasion games, dance and cheerleading a) Continue to provide an additional Sports Coach /dance teacher (for each year group 2 x weekly) to deliver an hour of PE /Dance alongside the class teachers £3775.00 Teachers’ confidence and competence in delivering PE (including swimming) continues to improve, meaning all pupils experience quality lessons on a regular basis - PE subject leader to carry out lesson observations of the Sports coaches - End of year staff questionnaire - PE subject leader to liaise with the Sports Coach manager to ensure best quality teaching.   b) Active lunchtimes to be introduced to the children. Children will be more active at lunchtimes. More children participate in sporting activities at lunchtime (than previous) Less reported incidents of children falling out. - End of year pupil questionnaire. c) Provide a wide range of after-school sports clubs, both in KS1 and KS2 £2725.00 Even greater numbers of pupils are able to join after-school clubs, leading to improved achievement in lessons, teamwork, cohesion and competition. - Club registers from each half term/ term. - Increase in the variety and range of activities on offer. - Clubs are fully/ oversubscribed subscribed to and there are children who are on waiting lists. Some of the clubs, such as the netball club, was suggested by the pupils themselves. Where possible, the school seeks to run clubs that support their requests and interests. d) Participate in festivals/ competitions beyond the parameters of school and network Minibus contribution Children have increased confidence to perform in front and compete against other children. - Attendance at the city’s dance festival with parental support - Termly celebration assemblies - Supporting local and national charities e.g. Sport Relief e) Increased involvement with clubs across the city Children in years 1-3 to partake in a project run by CCFC to identify early skills - Children identified with talents/skills to be encouraged onto CCFC programme- Increased uptake of free tickets to attend local games Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 2) How much more inclusive and progressive the physical education curriculum has become. a) Provide access to iPads for both external coaches and teachers to support their delivery of inclusive PE iPads used to model good practice, recap on prior lessons and support assessment, resulting in all learners making progress. - Peer observations (including a focus on the use of this teaching and learning tool) - Staff meeting training for the whole school. b) Purchase of whole school PE scheme C) KS1 & KS2 sports mornings £600 Leader of curriculum’s knowledge of how to provide quality PE for all abilities of pupils increases. Children whose needs prevent them taking part in PE lessons are able to engage in physical exercise every week. - Pupil questionnaires - Staff meeting handouts -Sports Awards assembly d) Participate in the Road the Rio activities d)Visit from Olympian £306.00 Cost of exercise bike Participation in Rugby 7’s festival Yr.4 Participation in CSF activities for Yr.6 Raising funds for Dol y Moch anniversary Greater participation /encouragement in sporting activities -Weekly log of km covered by staff and children -feedback from children/participation e) Seek external support from local sports projects for Coventry Schools £630.00 Minibus contribution Participation in Plus Sport Move and Learn project (year 5) Participate in the Engage Coventry Rugby for all (years 3/4) - Children showcased their skills at half time during a CCFC game at the Ricoh Arena - Staff questionnaire - Increased involvement in after-school activities - SENCo reports f) CPD training for staff to access during year £450.00 Fundamental Movement Skills training for all staff. - Staff questionnaire Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 3) Growth in the range of sporting activities a) Provide external coaching in a specific sport. £300.00 Increased number of sporting clubs- G&T afterschool club ran by CCFC (Yr. 1/2/3) - Number of after-school sporting activities has increased. -participation/club log b) Places for identified children on outdoor/ adventure based residential activities (e.g. canoeing, climbing, caving, orienteering) £ (Subsidised year 5/6 places for Plas Dol-y-Moch) Identified children engage with sporting activities they previously have no opportunity to experience - Individual responses - Completion of John Muir award Links- to the environment Area of Focus (including factors to be assessed by OFSTED) Activities (key actions identified to improve provision in each area) Funding (Breakdown of how much will be spent on each area) Impact (the difference the funding has made/ will make) Evidence (sources which the end of year evaluation will be based on) 4) Partnership work on physical education with other schools and local partners a) Signposting of sports clubs and events available in the local area e.g. WASPS, Coventry Blaze, Game On, Basketball Assemblies/ newsletters/ advertising fliers to promote Higher numbers of pupils access sports clubs outside of school hours. - End of year sports questionnaire - Visits/ assemblies from external coaches 5) Links with other subjects that contribute to pupils’ overall achievement and their greater SMSC and British Values a) Cross- Curricular links to the Rio Olympics, b) Active lunchtimes Children are aware of home and international events.   Children have a greater understanding of sportsmanship and fairness. - Whole school Assemblies - Feedback from Play Leader and school council - Network CREST ‘Road to Rio’ participation. - Evidence in children’s books e.g. Blood Heart (yr6) 6) Greater awareness amongst pupils about the dangers of obesity, smoking and other such activities that undermine pupils’ health Fundraising events for children and parents e.g. British Heart Foundation Children more aware of heart defects and the impact of exercise on the body. -Successful fundraising events encouraging active  participation -PSHE curriculum- Children’s books
  • Staff List 2016-2017 Headteacher :             Mrs Mandy Walker Assistant Headteachers:  Mrs Mina Prabhakar, Mrs Jen Goode Class Teacher Teacher Assistant Support Nursery Mrs Paul Mrs Vohra, Mrs Grant Reception Mrs Sztejka Mrs Robertson, Mrs Hayer 1 Mrs Moore Mrs Bains 2 Miss Stoyles Mrs Evans, Mrs Grant, Mrs McGarry 3 Mrs Charl / Mrs Rose Mrs Harrison, Mrs McGarry 4 Miss Hanna Mrs Hussain/ Ms Mills 5 Mrs Mozley Mrs Masters 6 Mrs Farrelly Mrs Bigham P/T CT (EYFS/KS1) Mrs Stanier Inclusion Managers Mrs Prabhakar (KS2 & Y2) Mrs Sztejka (KS1/EYFS) Learning Mentors Mrs Browning, Mrs Evans, Mrs Grant SEND TA Mrs Barrie Resources TA Miss Bissell Business Manager Mrs Woodley SSO Mr Prabhakar Admin Support Mrs Varney, Miss Ratcliffe ICT Technician Mr Enrieu Breakfast Club Mrs Bains, Mrs Grant Catering Staff Mrs Rooney, Ms Johnson DRA's Mrs Varney, Mrs Bolton, Mrs Johnston , Mrs Mannion, Mrs Murphy, Mrs Tallis, Ms Wilson, Play Leader Mr Prabhakar Cleaning Staff Mrs Bolton, Mrs Murphy, Mrs Chatha

‘Pupils enjoy their learning at Longford Park’ - OFSTED Dec 2016

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Longford Park Primary School is a small school with a big heart. We give our children the best provision in every aspect of school life, both academically and socially, and we prepare them for a positive, successful future. The welfare and wellbeing of our children is at the forefront of all that we do. We are delighted that our recent OFSTED inspection (December 2016) recognised this and has awarded us a grading of 'Good' in every category.

We provide an exciting, stimulating curriculum delivered by talented staff and offer varied experiences linked to the children’s own interests and abilities to promote learning. We give our children the skills they need to become independent life-long learners and to give them a thirst for knowledge. We also offer a varied extra-curricular timetable which the school heavily subsidises. We make every effort to keep the children in our care safe and happy at all times.

Mandy Walker - Headteacher

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Welcome to our school

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Longford Park Primary School is a small school with a big heart. We give our children the best provision in every aspect of school life, both academically and socially, and we prepare them for a positive, successful future. The welfare and wellbeing of our children is at the forefront of all that we do. We are delighted that our recent OFSTED inspection (December 2016) recognised this and has awarded us a grading of 'Good' in every category.

We provide an exciting, stimulating curriculum delivered by talented staff and offer varied experiences linked to the children’s own interests and abilities to promote learning. We give our children the skills they need to become independent life-long learners and to give them a thirst for knowledge. We also offer a varied extra-curricular timetable which the school heavily subsidises. We make every effort to keep the children in our care safe and happy at all times.

Mandy Walker - Headteacher

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‘The highly effective curriculum and enrichment opportunities motivate pupils well and provide them with exciting and memorable experiences’ - OFSTED Dec 2016

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