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Sports Premium


Primary PE and Sports Premium Funding

What is it?

The government are committed to improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. Funding has been allocated to primary schools. The funding is ring-fenced and so can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

How Primary PE and Sport premium funding should be used:

Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer.

This means that they should use the premium to:

  • develop or add to the PE and sport activities that their school already offers
  • make improvements now that will benefit pupils joining the school in future years

For example, schools can use funding to:

  • hire qualified sports coaches to work with teachers
  • provide existing staff with training or resources to help them teach PE and sport more effectively
  • introduce new sports or activities and encourage more pupils to take up sport
  • support and involve the least active children by running or extending school sports clubs, holiday clubs and Change4Life clubs
  • run sport competitions
  • increase pupils’ participation in the School Games
  • run sports activities with other schools

Schools should not use their funding to:

  • employ coaches or specialist teachers to cover planning preparation and assessment (PPA) arrangements - these should come out of your core staffing budgets
  • teach the minimum requirements of the national curriculum - including those specified for swimming (or, in the case of academies and free schools, to teach your existing PE curriculum)

Who is accountable?

Since September 2013, Ofsted inspections report on PE and sport provision and on how schools spend their additional funding. The government also hold schools accountable by requiring them to publish, on their websites, details of how they spend (or will spend) their PE and sport grant. They must also include detail about the impact this funding has on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment.


St George’s Expected spend of funds in sports



Summary of Objectives

Summary of Outcomes/Impact (updated as actions completed)


Increase the available opportunities for children in extracurricular sport using external coaches to increase club offerings


  • To ensure that children in all year groups have access to a sports club each term
  • To increase the number of pupils participating in extracurricular sport


  • Club lists
  • Breakdowns of the clubs offered on a termly basis and an analysis of their uptake
  • Pupil questionnaire

Increase opportunities for children to participate and experience different sports at different levels working with our Secondary feeder School, Blessed Edwards


  • To provide opportunity for all pupils to  participate in competitive games with other schools, and experience a variety of sports


  • Pupil questionnaire
  • Staff feedback

Increase opportunities for children to attend sporting events


  • To provide transportation to sporting festivals and events


  • Pupil questionnaire
  • Staff feedback

Improve children’s knowledge of games at break times using the knowledge of outside coaches


  • To develop pupil participation in a variety of games and foster an enjoyment for being active.
  • To develop playground leaders in KS 2 to run games & activities


  •  Pupil voice

Sporting facilities and resources for after school football club


  • To develop pupil participation in sport and provide equipment.


  • Club lists
  • Pupil voice and staff feedback

Improve children’s confidence, gross motor skills, fitness and co-ordination


  • To provide balance ability training for Reception class


  • Pupil voice and staff feedback

Improve outdoor area facilities in the EYFS & KS 1 playground


  • To develop the children’s gross motor skills
  • To help children foster a love of being active


  • Impact analysed by looking at the impact upon children meeting early learning goals relating to physical development
  • Pupil voice

Staff CPD in PE. PE Leader released to work with and alongside teachers to complete the Power of PE Curriculum


  • To ‘up-skill’ staff in how to teach P.E./games effectively
  • To ensure the quality of teaching and learning in PE by these teachers is good or better by the end of the module


  • Staff reflections completed
  • Pupil/Staff feedback
  • Lesson observation outcomes
  • Pupil’s learning behaviours improved (PE and the wider curriculum)

Specialist PE coach  employed to teach PE sessions alongside teachers


  • To develop teacher knowledge and skills of PE & Games


  • Staff reflections completed
  • Pupil/Staff feedback

Specialist PE coach  employed to offer extra extracurricular clubs to all year groups


  • To provide a rich diet of sporting opportunities for all pupils
  • To increase participation rates and attract new pupils to clubs


  • Club lists
  • Participation numbers
  • Data to show breakdown of specific groups attending clubs

Total Anticipated spend- £17,662


National Curriculum Requirements for Swimming and Water Safety:

  • Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 m
  • Use a range of strokes effectively
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

In our current Year 6 cohort 75% (Spring Term 2018 data) of the pupils meet the above requirements. Our aim is for 100% of the cohort to achieve the national curriculum swimming requirements by the end of Year 6.


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