Primary Sport Premium Information
Background - The primary school sport premium is £150 million per annum of new government funding jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. Investment will go direct to individual primary school Head Teachers and is designed to support improvements in the quality and depth of PE and school sport in addition to the new curriculum through to 2015/16.
Outcomes - High quality provision will focus on a range of outcomes designed to deliver a balanced and holistic PE and school sport offer including; physical literacy and learn to swim, healthy lifestyle, a broad range of experiences including non-traditional/cultural activities and links to community sports clubs.
Funding - Individual schools will receive circa £8000-9000 per annum (depending on the number of pupils) which they can use to support these outcomes through various options including; release of staff for CPD, employing specialists to work alongside teachers, cluster work with other schools and partnerships, transport, equipment, hall and pool hire etc. As part of the conditions of grantschools are required to publish plans for deploymentof premium funding on their website.
Impact - Schools will be expected to track pupils to be able to show what improvements have been made and evidence the impact of the sport premium. From 1st September 2013, Ofstedinspectors will assess and report on how effectively this new funding is being used when making the judgement on the quality of the school's leadership and management.