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PE and Sport Grant Premium

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games gave us an opportunity to inspire the nation to enjoy and achieve within sport.  The Government wants to secure a significant and lasting legacy from the games, and to develop children's enjoyment of sport and physical activity from an early age.  As a result they have provided additional funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013-2017 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools.

 

We believe that sport should be an important part of our school.  Great schools have long known that sporting excellence and participation, alongside strong cultural opportunities, go hand in hand with high academic standards.

 

Schools, teachers and sporting bodies all agree that particular support is required for primary schools and this funding is provided jointly by Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport.

 

We are using our PE and Sport Grant to improve our provision and to inspire children not only to participate now but to develop a lifelong enjoyment of physical activity and sport.  We believe that creating a positive attitude towards PE will not only help children now, but in adulthood.  We have decided to spend our grant on:

 

  • Working alongside trained sports coaches who are up-skilling teachers, so that the quality of PE continues to be strong for future year groups once the funding has reached an end.
  • Paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport
  • Developing our lunchtime team so that active play and sports take place outside of PE lessons
  • Providing additional after school extra curricular clubs to ensure that the children gain the best opportunity to develop their own sporting potential.
  • Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport
  • Resurfacing and redefining the playground and sports facilities

 

Full details of how much PE and Sport Grant we have received and exactly how we are spending it can be seen in the attached documents.

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