PE Sports Premium
The government provides £150 million per annum to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – is allocated to primary school head teachers. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools. Schools who are eligible for funding will be 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.
Purpose of Funding
Schools must spend the funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this. Possible uses for the funding might include:
- hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers when teaching PE
- providing after school sports sessions
- providing qualified coaches to train our school teams for competitive sports
The school works in partnership with PE Partner, who provide a qualified coach to deliver multi-sports lessons to all classes in the school. The funding also allows us to provide FA Level 3 Coach football training on a lunchtime for all KS2 children (boys and girls) that are interested. The funding allows us to provide all children with dance and gymnastics coaching from qualified coaches. All teachers will attend the classes as part of ongoing CPD. We are also always looking for courses and qualifications for our staff to further enhance their skills for delivering high quality PE sessions.
PE Sports Premium Funding Reports
In our PE and sports premium funding reports, you will find the following information:
- the amount of premium received
- a full breakdown of how we spend it
- the impact on pupils’ PE, physical activity, and sport participation and attainment
- how the improvements will be sustainable in the future