Castle Wood School

Transforming the lives of pupils through learning, innovation, inclusion and partnerships

Outstanding teaching is characterised by lively creative and imaginative learning (Ofsted 2015). Parents are well supported by the school and partnership working between home and school is very strong (Ofsted 2015). Pupils individual needs are met very effectively by diligent staff and exciting activities (Ofsted 2015). Senior leaders and governors have created a positive learning climate enabling pupils to thrive (Ofsted 2015). Pupils are enthusiastic learners (Ofsted 2015). Lessons are typified by a wide range of creative stimulating and interesting activities for pupils (Ofsted 2015). Parents are well supported by the school, and partnership working between home and school is very strong Parents hold the school in high regard (Ofsted 2015).

 Sports premium

The Department for Education (DfE) is spending over £450 million on improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools over the 3 academic years 2013 to 2014, 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016. The funding is ring-fenced ad can only be spent on provision of PE and Sports in schools
Funding for schools is calculated by reference to the number of primary aged
pupils (between the ages of 5 and 11), as recorded in the annual schools census in January 2013

2013-14- £8500
2014-15- £8500
2015-16 £8530

2017-18 £13612


You can find details of the funding for each school in the following:
PE and Sport Grant Allocations

  •              hire specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers during PE lessons
  •              support and involve the least active children by running after-school sports clubs and holiday clubs, e.g. the Change4Life clubs
  •             provide resources and training courses in PE and sport for teachers
  •             run sport competitions or increase pupils’ participation in the School Games        
  •             run sports activities with other schools