Primary School Sports Funding
What is the Sports Funding?
Sports Funding was introduced by the Government in September 2013. It was designed to give additional money to support the development of Physical Education in schools and build an 'Olympic Legacy'. The aim of this extra funding is to impact positively on pupils' lifestyles and physical wellbeing.
Sports Funding is allocated to schools based on the number of children on roll (in Years 1-6), plus an additional flat rate. It has been indicated that schools will receive this funding for the foreseeable future.
The funding has been allocated for academic years rather than financial years.
The aim of promoting PE and School Sport is to:
How has the money been spent?
Withycombe Raleigh Primary School is part of the Exmouth Learning Community - our local schools work together to plan events and share best practice for the benefit of the children. As such we are able to participate in sporting festivals and competitions held throughout the year.
These include: tag rugby, netball, football, cricket, athletics, swimming galas, multi-skills and dance.
As well as participating in ELC tournaments and activities, Withycombe Raleigh Primary School has a long tradition of organising and hosting sports festivals and inviting other schools in the local area to participate. Included in these are football, and athletics tournaments at a range of levels.
Download the document: Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sports Premium for more about how we spent the money last year.
The school is using this funding to:
Download the End of Term Sports Review for more about our exciting and successful year of sports across the school.