Robert Peel Primary School

PE and Sport Premium

The DfE Vision for the Primary PE and Sport Premium
ALL pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.

At Robert Peel we recognise the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of the children. We believe that an innovative, varied PE curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement all our children.

Primary School Sports Funding is enabling us to continue and extend our provision by being part of the East Beds Sports Partnership, entering into more competitive sports competitions, enhance sporting and health resources, improving physical activity at lunchtime and training our staff to deliver high quality PE and Games sessions.

What is the Sports Premium?
The Government is providing £320 million of ‘Sport Premium’ funding per annum (academic year) to primary schools  to support the delivery of PE & School Sport. This funding will be ring fenced and Ofsted reports on the expenditure and its impact.

All schools with 17 or more primary-aged pupils (5-11yrs) will receive a lump sum of £16,000 plus a premium of £10 per pupil, per annum. The Government are not dictating how schools should spend this money, but are clear that schools will need to employ the strategies that they know will support these pupils to increase their active participation in sports.

Schools should use the PE and Sport Premium to secure improvements in the following 5 key indicators:

  1. Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  2. Engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
  3. The profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
  4. Broader experience of a range of sports and physical activities offered to all pupils
  5. Increased participation in competitive sport


Examples of how these may be achieved include:

  • providing staff with professional development, mentoring, appropriate training and resources to help them teach PE and sport more effectively to all pupils and embed physical activity across your school
  • embedding physical activity into the school day through encouraging active travel to and from school, active break times and holding active lessons and teaching
  • providing targeted activities or support to involve and encourage the least active children
  • 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