What is the Sports Premium?
The Government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for academic years until 2020 to provide new, substantial primary school sport funding. This is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport and will see money going directly to primary school head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children.
The sport funding can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.
Purpose of funding
Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer. This means that the premium should be used to:
For example, we can use our funding to:
How much will we receive?
Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6.
Schools with 16 or fewer eligible pupils receive £1,000 per pupil.
Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.
The total amount Swaffham Prior Primary School will receive is £16,930 for the academic year 2018-2019. This will be paid in two instalments on 31 October 2018 and 30 April 2019.