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PE and Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium Funding 2016-17


What is Sports Premium?

This funding is jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and goes directly to primary school head teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all children. The sport premium can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.


Purpose of funding

Schools have to spend the sport premium funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they 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 teachers when teaching PE
  • New or additional sports 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 school games
  • Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE/sport
  • Providing safe and secure storage for equipment and new equipment to support PE and sport


How will we be spending the Sport Premium

At Wymondley JMI School, the money will be used to:

  • Benefit all children regardless of sporting ability
  • Enable our children are able to join with other schools in sporting competitions and activities
  • Encourage our children to develop healthy lifestyles
  • Support staff to access training opportunities and Continued Professional Development (CPD). Through:
    • Membership of the North Herts Small School Sport Partnership
    • CPD courses for teachers and the school PE Coordinator – Mrs J Gittings
  • Provision of whole school sporting activity days
  • A wider range of sporting clubs run by professional coaches
  • Provision of a wider range of sports equipment so that each child has access to support their learning at all levels