PE and Sport Premium
WHAT IS ‘PE AND SPORT PREMIUM’ 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 Head teachers and is ring-fenced, meaning that it can only be spent on the provision of PE and sport in schools.
The Government believes that Head teachers and school leaders should decide how to use the funding for PE and Sports in school. They are held accountable for the decisions they make through:
Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil. Forest Fields Primary School allocation for 2017/18 is therefore £20,722.
With this funding Forest Fields will:
The impact of the Sport Premium funding will be measured through rigorous self-evaluation, and will include: identifying and monitoring the number of children that have participate in either intra or inter school competitions; analysing the sporting opportunities that are offered to the children and in doing so, assess the impact in relation to children’s attitudes, confidence and performance; highlighting the number of pupils that have increased participation in sport by accessing out of hours clubs and also evaluating the impact of professional development opportunities in improving teaching and learning in PE.
Attached below is a summary of the Sports Grant Expenditure: