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Sports Premium Funding

St Thomas C of E Junior and Infant School


Primary PE & Sports Premium Grant:


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PE & Sports Grant

What is PE and Sports Grant?

What is the purpose of PE and Sports Grant?

Funding (Four Objectives).

How is PE and Sports Grant Calculated?

How much PE and Sports Grant did the school receive?


How is PE and Sports Grant used in school?

How the funding has made a difference to sport participation and attainment.


What is PE and Sports Grant?


In June 2013 the Government announced that they were to provide additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. The funding is available to all state-funded schools and academies. The funding was initially for two academic years but this has now been extended until 2020.


At St Thomas we believe that PE is an important part of a child’s development and have considered carefully how this funding can be used in order to have an impact on all children in our school.


What is the purpose of the PE and Sports Grant?


This funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, in the academic year so that they develop healthy lifestyles.


The four objectives of the PE funding are:


  • To improve the quality of existing PE teaching through continuing professional learning in PE for generalists, so that all primary pupils improve their health, skills and physical literacy and have a broader exposure to a range of sports.


  • To increase participation levels in competitive sport and healthy activity of pupils and maintain these into adolescence.


  • To increase the quality of initial teacher training in PE and sport and to promote PE specialisation in primary level workforce.


Total amount of Sports Grant received 2015-16


April 2015 £ 3637.00

November 2015 £ 5136.00


The Sports Grant for 2015-16 has been used to improve PE provision across the school through specialised sports coaches.  The funding has also been used to ensure high quality resources are available for whole class sporting and PE activities and to fund transport to and from extra curricular sporting activities and swimming lessons.


Total amount of Sports Grant received 2016-17


April 2016 £ 3669.00


How has this funding been used at St Thomas C of E School?


At St Thomas we have split the funding into the following areas.



Intervention, activity, action, year group

Spending from April 2016

Annual cost

Success Criteria

To improve PE provision across the school and to increase staff confidence and subject knowledge

For the provision, co-ordination and delivery of the Sport Premium Programme by Active Fusion.


Staff deliver high quality PE lessons


All staff to have access to CPD training.

To ensure high quality resources available for increasing number in year groups

Equipment audit


Netball Equipment KS2 Skill Development Pack

£ 826.95


£ 450.60

All children to access high quality resources ensuring enough for all children in each year group

To promote extra-curricular sporting activities.

Dance Mania – after-school club

£ 264.00

KS2 children to access extra-curricular sports activities.

Transport to and from events to improve participation in intra and extra school competitions.

Whole School

Coach to EIS KS1

Coach to EIS KS2

Mini Bus Transport

£ 160.00

£ 160.00

£ 73.45

KS1 & KS2 children to access competitions and of school to promote enjoyment of support and competition spirit.


How the funding has made a difference to sport participation and attainment.

The School Sports Funding has made a difference by enhancing and further developing our existing commitment to sport and PE. It is also used to further improve the quality of teaching and learning within PE and raise the number of pupils participating in sports related activities. We have achieved this through employing Active Fusion to work alongside teachers in lessons to develop staff expertise, deliver high quality lessons and organise a range of local intra and extra-curricular competitions. This provision also provides a football and dance club to increase pupil participation in structured sporting activities and offering a varied curriculum. The funding has also been used to provide transport to and from extra school competitions and swimming lessons so that all children have access to a range of different sports.