The government is annually providing £150 million in funding specifically for Physical Education (PE) and School Sport. In February 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that his government would remain committed to continuing this funding until 2020. The aim of the funding is to improve the quality and variety of PE and Sports programs offered by primary schools and is provided jointly by various governmental departments, including Education, Health and Culture and Media and Sport. The PE and Sports Premium is ‘ring fenced’, meaning it can only be spent specifically on PE and Sport within the school and must be used to make additional and sustainable improvements to increase the breadth and quality of PE and Sport provision and increase participation in PE and Sport.
PE and Sports Premium Funding for all schools is calculated based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. Schools with seventeen or more primary-aged pupils will receive a lump sum of £8000, plus a premium of £5 per pupil, based on the data from the January 2015 school census.
We want pupils leaving Senacre Wood Primary School to be physically literate, with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.