Schools with 16 or fewer pupils will receive £1,000 per pupil. Whereas, schools with 17 or more pupils will receive £16,000 plus an extra £10 per pupil each year. At Trinity Church School that will mean around £16,180 per year. The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in school. Allocations are calculated using the number of pupils as recorded in the January census.
Schools must spend the additional 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 might include:
Schools are held to account over how they spend their additional, ring-fenced funding. Ofsted will strengthen the coverage of PE and sport within the ‘Inspectors’ handbook’ and supporting guidance so that both schools and inspectors know how sport and PE will be assessed in future as part of the school’s overall provision.
Enjoyment of sports and an understanding of a healthy lifestyle are an important part of school life.
The government is providing additional funding of £150million per annum to improve the provision of PE and sport in primary schools. Each school receives £16000 plus an extra £10 per pupil.
Click here to find out about how Trinity Church School used the sports premium in the 2020-2021 academic year and what the impact has been.
Click here to read how Trinity Church Schoo plans to use the sports premium this academic year (2021-2022).