The government is providing additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – has been allocated to primary school head teachers.
This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.
Based on pupil numbers taken from the January Census; King’s Sutton Primary Academy amounts to a total of £17,410 for the academic year 2018/19.
Purpose of funding
Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but schools have been given the freedom to choose how they do this. A list of possible uses has been suggested.
King’s Sutton Primary Academy has decided to use the money to:
The impact of the use of the grant is reviewed annually.
The funding for 2018/19 will be allocated to these areas:
Subsidising after school clubs for sport.
Continuing to develop intra-school competitions.
Releasing teachers for further professional development and to monitor the effectiveness of PE teaching in school.
Employing specialist coaches to work with teachers in delivering PE.
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