For 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20 action plans, spending and evaluation see 'Evidencing the Impact Documents' at the bottom of this page.

Sports Review

Sports competitions and results 2018/19:

Level 1 High Netball 3rd Place 2018

Level 1 Sportshall athletics Champions 2018

Level 2 Sportshall athletics 5th place 2019

Year 6 football Cockermouth School competition Champions 2019

Level 2 Quick Sticks Hockey Regional Champions 2019

28 Children participate in Country Cross Country Competition. One Child finished 3rd and selected to compete in National Cross Country competition representing Cumbria.  Year 5 girls team County Champions February 2019.

Level 2 Quicksticks Regional Champions February 2019

Year 6 Tag rugby Champions March 2019

Level 1 Year 4 tennis runners up March 2019

Rotary Football Competition Champions May 2019

Year 3 Mass participation Cross Country competition 52 children involved May 2019

Year 3 Mass participation rounders competition 52 children involved June 2019

Girls Cricket Competition June 2019

Level 1 Cricket Competition runners up June 2019

Cross Country Tri- Series finished 3rd overall with wins in individual categories over the series.

Touch rugby competition champions winning all categories Year 3/4 Boys, 5/6 Boys and Also 1st and 2nd Teams in the KS2 girls competition.

Level 3 County Quick Sticks Champions July 2019


‘Active Education’ Cumbria County Winners 2019

‘Healthy School of the Year’ National Winners 2019


Sports competitions and results in 2017/18:

Quicksticks Hockey Yr 3/4 Champions 16/17
Tennis Yr 3/4 Large School Champions 2017
Duathlon Yr 4, 5, 6 2017 3 Golds, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze medals.
Quick Cricket Yr 5/6 Champions 2017 – competed at county finals.
Rugby Yr 5/6 Boys Champions 2017
Rugby Yr 3, 4, 5, 6 Girls Champions 2017
High 5 Netball Yr 5/6 Champions 2017
Quicksticks Hockey Yr 3/4 Cockermouth Champions 17/18
Quicksticks Hockey Yr 3/4 Regional (Level 2) Champions 2018
Sportshall Athletics Champions 2017
Girls 5-A-Saide football competition 2nd in County Competition.
21 children participate in County Cross Country competition – one child selected to compete at National Cross Country event.
Rugby competition 1 finished 5th Place
Rugby competition 2 Champions 2018
Tennis Yr 3/4 Champions 2018 (the 2 teams we entered finished 1st and 2nd)

Yr 6 Football competition Cockermouth Champions 2018

Cockermouth Cross Country Competition 2018 Fairfield A, B, C and D running teams finished 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 9th! 2 Winners of the year 3/4 race and 5/6 Race.

Year 3/4 Rounders competition – whole of Year 3 participation and also the Winning team.

Year 5/6 cricket completion, Keswick, champions 2018.

Allerdale Cross Country Competition Year 4 girls Champions and Year 5 boys Champions.

Year 5/6 Rotary Club Football Competition Champions 2018.

Year 4 Tag rugby competition CRUFC 2018 Champions 2018.

Quicksticks Hockey Yr 3/4 County (Level 3) 3rd place 2018

Touch rugby KS2 Girls Champions CRUFC 2018


Sports competitions and results in 2016/17:


Football Competition Years 6 October 2016 - finished 3rd.

High 5 Netball champions Years 5/6  October 2016.

Sports Hall Athletics Years 5/6 December 2016 (Finished second).

Quicksticks Hockey Years 3/4 February 2017 (Won the competition) Competed at next Level 2 Competition in Wigton February 2017.

Tennis competition Years 3/4 March 2017.  (First 'large school') Competed at next Level 2 Competition in Workington March 2017.

Orienteering - Spring and Summer terms 2017

Duathlon May 2017 - Yr 4, 5, 6  - Rowan Williams, Max Gartland and Livvi Bennett all winning Gold in their age group, Jack Bloomer and Aaron Hodgson Silver in their age group and Alice Kemp and Alfie Yoxall Bronze in their age group. 24 children from Fairfield participated.

Kwik Cricket June 2017 - Wigton Competition winners. Compete in County finals on  competition on 30/06/17.


How we have spent PE funding in 2016/17:

  • Year 6 x 60 children training to become Sports Leaders £270.00

  • Nurture Group Swimming Sessions £104.00

  • Year 3 Swimming Lessons (60 children) £1,011.00

  • Coaches to/from Swimming £700.00

  • New Footballs £79.98

  • High 5 Netball Bibs £39.98

  • Pump needles £2.97

  • ACPENS payment £10.00

  • Wright Sports Tennis Coaching (in School) £322.00

  • Wright Sports Hockey coaching (in School) £504.00

  • Community transport Swimming £25.00

  • Community transport Whinlatter £30.00

  • 5 a Day fitness £240.00 (2016)

  • 5 a Day fitness £240.00 (2017)

  • Football coaching (in School Years 1 and 2) £600

  • Cockermouth PE Consortium Sports £200.00

  • Allerdale Sports Partnerships/coaching – Multi-skills, Cricket, Tennis, Netball £675.00


Impact of funding

Our spending has already had a big impact on the children’s participation in sport. Specialist coaches have helped develop children's skills which in turn has facilitated success at local competitions.  We have won the Hockey Competition and came second in the Tennis competition and represented Cockermouth in the regional (Level 2 Competitions).

Participation in school sports clubs has surged.  We now have Sports Leaders from Year 6 delivering sporting activities on a daily basis to all year groups during lunch times.  Furthermore, to increase participation across all year groups and children staff have delivered in school, lunch time clubs i.e. football/rugby across Key stage 2.  Again, this has facilitated community links as some children have been identified and subsequently channelled to a representative at the local football club.

We have extended provision to cover SEN and or disadvantaged children through funding transport and events to increase participation and develop community links.  Furthermore, close links with our nurture group help to harness sports and its importance in developing friendship, team building, resilience and enjoyment.

To increase girls participation in sport we have targeted lunch time clubs and celebrate success in sport for all children.  To build community links with Cockermouth Rugby Union Football club we have a lunch time rugby club fro girls only.

As a part of our commitment to supporting the more able pupils in school we will be seeking to funding some places at the Chance Camp which takes place over the holidays. This means that those children who excel in sport are given the chance to develop their skills with a professional sports coach.  We aim to relaunch this from September 2017/18.

Finally, all children across the school now participate in the 1K a day walk/run.  This is an activity undertaken daily and seeks to link to the obesity strategy, increase participation, fitness and enjoyment of sport and the importance of keeping active.  This initiative has been a huge success.

Physical Education

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