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:
For example, schools can use funding to:
Schools should not use their funding to:
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.
National Curriculum Requirements for Swimming and Water Safety:
In our current Year 6 cohort 73% (Summer Term 2021 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.