Sports Premium


Sports Premium Funding

In March 2013 the government announced that it was to provide additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools in England – The Primary PE and Sport Premium.

This funding is allocated to primary school headteachers. The funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

The 5 Key indicators that  schools are expected to show improvement across are:

* The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity - the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school

* the profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement

* increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

* broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

* increased participation in competitive sport.


Our vision is to use this money to create a culture that encourages all our children to be active and have positive attitudes towards physical activities and healthy lifestyles.

We will endeavour to use the funding to make high-quality PE and sports sustainable. Our CPD programme, use of coaches and our local sports partnership links and working together with schools in the IfTL MAT will help achieve this.