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Sports Premium

Cummersdale School has alays had a tradition of providing high quality sports provision whether this be coaching through outside agencies or its own highly qualified staff. The school also has prided itself on providing opportunities for children to compete and as a result, the school has often been described as 'punching above its weight' in sporting competitions.

The school has been awarded £8650 for 2015-16 and a similar amount for 2016-17. In the last two years, sports funding has been used for the following:


Badminton Coaching for Y3 - 6 (Ben Davidson)

Hockey Coaching for Y3/4

Gymnastics Coaching for Y3 - 6

Cricket Coaching for Y3 - 6 (Marc Brown, Cumbria Cricket) (£500)

Enjoy-a-ball (Flo Bell)

Swimming for all year groups Y1 - 6

Squash Coaching

Visits to Eden Rock Climbing Centre


Purchase of new gymnastics equipment: mats and springboard (£1000)

Purchase of new nets and light box for the MUGA (£250)

Purchase of netball posts, netballs, footballs etc (£1000)

Transport to events (£2500)

Fixed play equipment - Pirate Ship (£4000)

'U' Dance entry and costumes (£250)


The successes in the last year include:

Gymnastics County Champions (Boys U11)

Gymnastics KeySteps Finalists

Consortium Athletics (2nd place out of 14 schools)

Caldew Netball Tournament (Joint 1st)

Caldew Badminton Tournament (Runners up)

Caldew Sports Hall Athletics (Winners 2015)

Caldew Football Tournament (3rd place out of 12)

Austin Friars Hockey Tournament (Runners up)

Small Schools Swimming Gala (Runners up 2016)

Small Schools Cumbrian Champions at Football (2016)

Small Schools Rounders Champions (2016)

Small Schools Cricket Runners up (2016)

Orienteering: Individual winner and 5th place school in the Borderliners League


Over 20 children took part in the Carlisle Schools Tri-Golf Competition

Over 20 children from Y1 - 6 have taken part in gymnastic competitions

Over 20 children took part in the Delancey Chess Competition and competitions at Austin Friars

The school hired The Sheepmount Athletics Track for its sports day (£200)

The whole school took part in cross country races around the school grounds and Cummersdale Holmes


The school include dance, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, rounders, cricket, squash, rock climbing, swimming and athletics all as part of its PE curriculum.


The school is looking to purchase an outdoor table tennis table and renew the school tracksuits, gym kits and netball kits for next year.


In recognition for its contribution to sport, the school has received the School Games Silver Award for the third year running (2015-16)

GDJ (Jan 17)


  • Cummersdale Primary School
  • Cummersdale
  • Cumbria
  • CA2 6BD
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01228 592087
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