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Brambles Primary Academy

PE & Sports Premium

What is Sports Premium?

The primary PE and sport premium was introduced in March 2013 to improve the provision of physical education and school sport in primary schools across England. The funding is allocated directly to primary schools and is ring-fenced. This means it may only be spent on improving the provision of PE and sport in schools.

Schools should use the premium to secure improvements in the following 5 key indicators.

Engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity, for example by:

  • providing targeted activities or support to involve and encourage the least active children
  • encouraging active play during break times and lunchtimes
  • establishing, extending or funding attendance of school sport clubs and activities and holiday clubs, or broadening the variety offered
  • adopting an active mile initiative
  • raising attainment in primary school swimming to meet requirements of the national curriculum before the end of key stage 2. Every child should leave primary school able to swim.

Gov.uk 'PE and sports premium for primary schools guidance' November 2019

Sports Premium funding at Brambles Primary Academy

Sports Premium Funding does not apply until pupils are in Year 1, therefore £0 was allocated in 2018-2019. There is no impact report for 2018-19.

In 2019-2020 the Academy will receive £16,180

The Academy will utilise this funding to:

  • Create large physical equipment in the playgrounds, these will be permanent structures that will encourage children to climb and balance. Consequently developing muscle use and core strength.
  • Providing sports coaches to enhance the PE curriculum.
  • Establish the daily exercise regime
  • External training for teachers to upskill to enhance the PE curriculum.

The impact review of this funding will be reported in September 2020.