Primary PE and Sports Premium Statement 2017-2018
PE and Sports Premium funding is allocated annually by the Department for Education and must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupil, in the 2017-2018 academic year, to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles.
On the 16th March 2013 the Prime Minister committed £150 million a year for the next two years to improve the quality of and opportunities for P.E. and sport in primary schools. This funding is allocated to Primary school head teachers. The fund is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision for PE and sport in schools.
· On the 6th February 2014 the then Prime Minister David Cameron committed to continue the funding for Primary PE and Sport Premium until 2020.
· On the 17th July 2015 the Department for Education announced that 2015/6funding will remain at the same level as last year.
On 24th October 2017, the Department for Education published new guidance on the doubled Primary PE and Sport Premium grant. Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1-6. Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.
The following document details how we as a school intend to spend the sports premium allocated to us for the academic year (2017-2018). Our Premium has been used to:
Please note this is a live document and will be updated regularly throughout the year.