Primary School Sports Funding
Primary PE and Sport Premium is an initiative that aims to help increase and improve the PE and sporting opportunities for children. It was first provided in the 2013/14 academic year and the current government has pledged to continue this funding until 2020.
PE and Sport Premium funding is provided jointly by the Department for Education, the Department for Health and Culture and the Department for Media and Sport. It has been allocated to primary school headteachers and is ring-fenced, meaning that it can only be spent on the provision of PE and sport in schools.
Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport offered.
This means that you should use the premium to:
To achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport in primary schools against 5 key indicators:
Is to create an environment which encourages all children to be active and have positive attitudes towards physical activity and healthy lifestyles. All pupils leave our 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.
During the school year of 2017-2018, the school will receive £20,000 to improve the quality of sport and PE provision at Yew Tree Primary School. This has doubled on previous years due to the 'Sugar Tax'.
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