Information on Sports Premium
The government has announced that it is spending over £450 million on this funding over 3 academic years from 2013 - 2016 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. The government's vision is:
All pupils leading primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
On 17th July 2017 the Department for Education confirmed that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will double from September 2017.
This funding - provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport - must be spent in accordance with government guidelines to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE in school. The funding allocated for schools is £16000 for each year, plus £10 per pupil. This means that The Gateway will be allocated £18100 for this academic year.
To achieve the government’s goal of self-sustained improvement in the quality of P.E. and sport, The Gateway should see progress against 5 key areas. These being:
the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school
the profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement
increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
increased participation in competitive sport
Click below to find out more about how we are spending our Sports Premium fund and the impact it is having on the quality of PE and sport in our school.