Sport’s Pupil Premium

Sports Pupil Premium

At Stoke Row C.E. Primary we highly value the contribution of P.E. to the health and well-being of out children. In addition, we believe that an outstanding P.E. curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement of the children. Through sport, the children begin to develop the important qualities of discipline, resilience, communication, team work and ambition; qualities tat they are then able to use in their learning within the classroom as well as in wider life outside school. For the past three years (2016, 2017, 2018), we have been awarded The Gold Sports mark as part of The School Games.

We are committed to ensure that all pupils receive at least 2 hours of quality well-planned P.E. per week delivered by confident and well trained teachers. Through the local sport partnership (SSP), the school takes part in family and partnership competitions as well as those organised by local private schools and sports groups. Other agencies and specialists are used to enhance the variety of in-school sports and extra-curricular activities and talented children are encouraged to join local clubs and to attend events which develop their skills. We also have great parental support in running after school clubs, including a thriving weekly running club.

Primary school PE and sport funding

The government provides additional funding to improve provision of physical education (P.E.) and sport in primary schools. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – will be allocated to primary school head teachers.

This funding is dedicated and ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of P.E. and sport in schools.

Purpose of funding

School must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of P.E. and sport, but they will 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 with primary teachers when teaching PE

supporting and engaging the least active children through new or additional Change4Life clubs

paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport

providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE and sport

running sport competitions, or increasing pupils€™ participation in the School Games

buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport

providing places for pupils on after school sports clubs and holiday clubs

pooling the additional funding with that of other local schools.


From September 2013, schools will be held to account over how they spend their additional, ring-fenced funding. Ofsted will strengthen the coverage of P.E. and sport within the ‘Inspectors handbook’ and supporting guidance so that both schools and inspectors know how sport and P.E. will be assessed in future as part of the school’s overall provision.

Schools will also be required to include details of their provision of P.E. and sport on their website, alongside details of their broader curriculum, so that parents can compare sports provision between schools, both within and beyond the school day.

In September 2020, the DfE announced that the sports pupil premium allocation for Primary PE and Sport Premium had increased. For more information, please click on the link below:

Government publications- PE grant

Please find attached a document detailing how we plan to spend the 2021-2022 sports pupil premium allocation and how we spent the 2020-2021 allocation.

Sports Premium funding 2021-2022