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PE Sports Premium

What is the Sports Premium?

The government spent over £450 million between 2013 - 2016 to support the provision of quality Physical Education and school sport to primary-age pupils.  The funding was secured for an additional three years. This extra funding is provided directly to Headteachers for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils and  can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.

The purpose of the Funding

Schools can choose how they use the funding, for example:

  • Hire specialist PE Teachers or qualified Sports Coaches 
  • Support and involve the less active pupils by running after-school sports clubs and holiday clubs
  • Provide resources and training in PE 
  • Run extra competitions or clubs to increase pupil participation in school games
  • Run sporting activities or provide transport or equipment to make such activities possible

Information about PE Sports Premium can be found here

Meeting National curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety