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Sports Premium

In 2013, the Government announced £150 million of ‘Sport Premium’ funding per academic year to support primary schools in the delivery of PE and School Sport until 2015.  This was recently extended until 2020.  The funding is ring fenced which means schools must spend it on improving provision and training in sport and the impact of this funding will be monitored by Ofsted. 

To view the government information about this grant click here.

All schools with 17 or more primary aged pupils (5 - 11 yrs old) will receive an £8000 lump sum plus an additional £5 per pupil, per annum.  Smaller schools will receive £500 per pupil.


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

This means that we should use the premium to:

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

For example, you can use your 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


Our Sport Premium action plan outlines how we plan to spend our funding this year.  Please click on the link below  to view this.