What is the Sports Premium?
The Government is providing funding directly to primary school headteachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children, the funding is ring-fenced and can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.
Purpose of funding
Schools will have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.
Possible uses for the funding include:
hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work alongside primary teachers when teaching PE
new or additional Change4Life sport clubs
paying for professional development opportunities in PE/sport
providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE/sport
running sport competitions, or increasing participation in the school games
buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE/sport
providing places for pupils on after school sport clubs and holiday clubs.
How will we be spending the funding and who will benefit?
The staff, children and governors at Woodhill Primary all agree that the money must be used so that:
all children benefit regardless of sporting ability,
children are given the opportunity to compete in local and regional tournaments,
staff have access to resources and training opportunities, plus continued professional development to improve the quality of teaching and learning in physical education,
we explore ways to ensure that swimming is developed so that children are water safe as a minimum standard,
children are exposed to a range of traditional and non-traditional sports and health enhancing activities through the curriculum, clubs and school visits.
Please click for the final action plan for Sports Premium 2019-2020
Our PE and sport action plan shows how we intend to spend the sports funding during 2019-2020.
Our PE and sport action plan shows how we spent the sports funding during 2018 - 2019
Our PE and Sport action plan shows how we spent the sports funding during 2017-2018
Please read about our curriculum and all things awesome about PE and Sport at Woodhill Primary here.