What is the Sports Premium?
The government continues to provide substantial sports funding to schools. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and sees money going directly to primary school Head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children.
Department for Education Vision for the Primary PE and Sport Premium
ALL pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport
Each school will receive £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each year. The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools. The money will be used so that all children benefit regardless of their sporting ability.
It is expected that schools will see an improvement against the following 5 key indicators:
Purpose of the funding
All schools have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but there is freedom to choose how we do it. At The Holt Primary School we recognise the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of the children. In addition, we believe that a varied PE curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement of all children.
How will we be spending the ‘Sport Premium’ funding?
We will be using our ‘Sport Premium’ funding to improve: