PE and Sport Premium for Primary Schools
The government has announced that they will be spending over £800 million on improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools which started in the year 2013 and will continue until at least 2020. The extra funding will be directly allocated to primary headteachers.
Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sports that are on offer.
This means that the school should use the premium to:
Schools can choose how they use the funding, for example to:
Headteachers and school governing bodies are accountable for the impact of the PE and sports premium funding, and since September 2013, Ofsted inspections report on PE and sport provision and how schools spend their additional funding. Schools are also expected to publish information about how they spend (or will spend) their PE and sport grant, including the impact this funding has had on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment.