PE & Sports Premium
The P.E. and Sport Premium is designed to help primary schools improve the quality of the P.E. and sport activities they offer their pupils.
Since 2013 the government has invested over £600 million on this funding.
This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of P.E. and sport in schools.
The funding is calculated as follows:
Schools with 16 or fewer eligible pupils receive £1000 per pupil.
Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.
How we use the P.E. and sport premium.
Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer.
This means that you should use the premium to:
Develop or add to the P.E. and sport activities that your school already offers.
Make improvements now that will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.
Hire qualified sports coaches to work with teachers
Provide existing staff with training or resources to help them teach P.E. 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
‘Westcott is a lovely school. I feel like my children have really progressed whilst being here.’
‘My child has progressed very well and is always happy when leaving school and ready to start the next day.’
‘I like that both my children are supported and happy in school. Its great that I am able to speak with teachers and time is always made for parents.’
‘The choice of after school and lunchtime activities is great. The reward assemblies are also a great idea.’
‘I like the Award Assemblies not just for the children’s sake but I like to come in & see them showcase their achievements. Its great to see them looking proud & happy.’
‘The school always provides up to date information about what the children have been doing on Twitter.’
‘Approachability of teachers and support staff is great, I’ve never felt that I’ve been too much trouble when needing to speak to staff.’
‘It is a well kept school with a calm and positive environment for the children to learn in. Always looking for ways to improve.’