PE & Sport Premium Funding

PE and Sports Premium - taken from the DfE website

The Government is providing funding of £150 million per annum for the academic years 2013/14 to 2023/24 to provide new, substantial primary school PE and Sport funding. This funding 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 sports funding can only be spent on PE and sport provision in schools.

Purpose of the 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 to develop the skills of teachers
  • 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

The Impact Since 2013

  • increasing confidence and self-esteem of pupils
  • Horsham schools athletics winners, Horsham tag rugby winners, Horsham Cross Country winner, Netball league winners and success in other tournaments 
  • development of motor skills
  • more enthusiasm for PE and sports
  • greater range of extra curricular clubs and school participation in competitions
  • cross-curricular activities and outdoor learning
  • increasing pupils’ participation in out of school hours and clubs
  • greater involvement in in the local sports partnership with greater opportunities to participate in competitive sport
  • contact with local authority health and fitness team
  • links with local clubs – tennis, skate boarding, table tennis, golf
  • regular review of the impact of PE and Sport is carried out by school leadership and Governors to ensure the sustainability of these improvements.


Swimming Information Update

2021/22 Year 6 Cohort 

Total number of children Can swim over 25 metres Use a range of strokes effectively Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
Panda - 30 25 23 11
Tiger - 30 27 25 9