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Diary Dates 

W/C 30th Nov - Christmas Cards to be posted

Friday 4th Dec - Raffle prizes due in

W/C 7th Dec - Raffle tickets on sale

Tue 8th Dec - Bags 2 School

Thu 10th Dec - Reception Parents Information Session @ 10:00

Fri 11th Dec - Christmas Jumper Day 

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Raffle

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Gifts For Sale

Thu 17th Dec - Christmas Dinner

Fri 18th Dec - School Closes

Tue 5th Jan - School Opens

Tue 23rd Feb - Pupil Photos

Thu 4th Mar - World Book Day

Fri 19th Mar - Comic Relief

Mon 22nd Mar - World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Staggered times 

Starfish Explorers 12.30-2.50pm

Starfish 8.40-2.50pm

Dolphins 8.45-2.55pm

Lions 8.50-3pm

Eagles 8.55-3.05pm

If you have several children, they can come to school together, please use the youngest childs start and end time. 


After school club needs to be pre-booked and runs from 3-5.30.  Please email 



The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687


Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.


If your child is due to start secondary school in 2021, applications are open until 31st October 2020. Further information can be found here.


Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Thu

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri


 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.


Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.


Info Leaflet










Kirk Smeaton Primary School’s PE Vision Statement:

“To become Fit for Life!”


At Kirk Smeaton primary School we believe that every child should have a healthy and positive attitude to mind and body. We welcomed the Government’s announcement in June 2013 to provide additional funding for to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. We are committed to using this resource in developing high quality PE lessons, alongside greater opportunities for sporting competitions and experiences  for all our young people.

PE & Sport plays an important role in making our vision statement a reality for every pupil, with the potential to change young people’s lives for the better.


Sports Premium Grant 

January 2020

This year schools have received double the funding. 

Total no of primary aged pupils between the ages of 5-11


Total amount of Sport Premium Grant received


Every school gets £16000 plus £10 per pupil.

What does the Sport Premium mean for my School?

‘Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this’ (DfE June 2013).

At Kirk Smeaton Primary School we have split up the funding by the three key areas for consideration; Physical Education, Healthy Active Lifestyles and Competitive Sport. We have decided to spend the Sport Premium Grant on the following:


July 2019-July 2020 Action plan


Physical Education:

Raising standards of all our children in Physical education



Success Criteria



Jan 20

To provide opportunities for a wider range of sports within PE.

  • ·         Rachel will teach a range of core skills to support the PE curriculum alongside key-stone sports.
  • ·         Ackworth School Outreach programme will deliver sports lesson weekly around more alternative sports e.g Table tennis, tennis and Modern to Pentathlon.
  • ·         Children will become inspired by wider exposure to sport.
  • ·         Ackworth offer pathways to further development within these sports.
  • ·         Staff CPD


Jan 19

To develop CPD  opportunities in dance teaching for all staff

  • ·         Professional dance teacher will be recruited to work with teachers in school PE lessons.
  • ·         Choreography will be created and rehearsed alongside teachers.
  • ·         Support in assessment of dance skills will be provided by CPD.
  • ·         Staff will develop confidence in dance teaching.
  • ·         Staff will be more willing and able to deliver higher quality dance lessons.

KS2 staff developed dance skills in 2019.  In 2019/20 Rachael and teachers will work together in developing the dance. 

Dance classes will be starting in the after school club from Jan 2020.

Feb 18

To increase the % of below expected pupils in Year 1  to under 20%

  • Support will be provided to class teacher to identify target pupils and plan for progression.
  • CPD will be provided by PE lead with REAL PE.
  • CPD will be provided by external teachers (Luke Crompton) to develop staff confidence and expectation.
  • 10% or more of those children will progress to expected standard.
  • This has increased with CPD support.


Healthy Active Lifestyles:

Ensuring all our children have access to regular exercise



Success Criteria



Jan 20

To ensure all children have at least 30 minutes activity within the school day and 30 minutes outside school.

  • ·         All children to complete a circuits session every afternoon for 20 minutes.
  • ·         Targeted walking/running club at lunchtime for children not receiving enough activity out of school.
  • ·         All children will have at 30 -60 minutes exercise in school at least (plus 2 hours PE). 
  • ·         Children will maintain a healthy lifestyle or improve their fitness.


Jan 20

To develop outdoor provision.

  • ·         Playground equipment will be updated with new gym equipment.
  • ·         Equipment will be specifically chosen to develop core strength and in-line with student interest.
  • ·         Staff to access lunchtime supervisor training in March 2020.
  • ·         Children will have wider opportunity to access exercise equipment more frequently.
  • ·         Equipment will be more easily accessible to younger children.


Jan 19

To develop a lunchtime sports club

  • ·         Pupils will have structured games.
  • ·         Campsmount will be approached about providing this once a week.
  • ·         KS1 and KS2 children will be able to play with own age groups providing a safer and fairer lunchtime environment.


  • ·         Children will develop further skills with adult supervision.
  • ·         More children will want to take part if adult-led
  • ·         More children are active at playtimes.  Walking and running clubs have been a success and focus on children who need additional fitness.

Feb 18

To develop outdoor provision for enhanced fitness opportunities.

  • ·         Pupils will have access to a wider range of fitness equipment.
  • ·         Bid for outdoor funding will be undertaken.
  • ·         Equipment will be accessible to all abilities/disabilites.
  • ·         Children will raise their heart-rate more regularly during playtimes.
  • ·         Healthy pathways and choices will be fostered.
  • ·         New gym equipment is accessed daily
  • ·         Golden mile is happening whenever weather permits.

March 17

To encourage all pupils to develop confidence and enjoyment in physical activity.

  • ·         Children will enjoy fun sport-themed days throughout the year such as a multi-skills day, a dance workshop and be introduced to disabled sports.
  • ·         Children will find an activity which suits them and develop a positive attitude for life towards exercise.
  • ·         Children enjoy competing against of children and schools.  

All children have accessed a multi-sports day, a cricket day, rugby sessions, table tennis, sports day. Pupil feedback was 100% positive.










































Competitive School Sport:

Increasing pupils’ participation in extra- curricular sport





Success Criteria



Jan 20

To ensure all children continue to enjoy a wide range of competitive sport

  • ·         All pupils in KS1-2 will compete every half term against other schools.
  • ·         A variety of sports will be entered to ensure full curriculum coverage.


  • ·         All children will develop skills of fair play and sportsmanship.
  • ·         All children will have a range of opportunities to learn to win and lose.


Jan 19

To offer all year groups dance competition experience.

  • ·         3 classes will enter into the Campsmount dance show.
  • ·         A choreographer will be employed to support BH, RC and MH with delivering this
  • ·         Increase opportunities for all, not just talented dancers.
  • ·         Build self-esteem and confidence of all who take part.
  • ·         Create positive memories of sport with children.

All children access competition. 

High % of boys attend the dance competition.


Feb 18

To have 2 inter-school competitions every year.

  • ·         Children will compete in sports day.
  • ·         Children will compete in one other school-based competition yearly.
  • ·         Develop whole school ‘team-building’.
  • ·         Encourage a fair play and enjoyment ethos.
  • ·         This occurred last year and is set to continue in 2019