The government has confirmed that the primary PE & Sport Premium will continue at £320 million for the 2021/22 academic year.
This funding is ring-fenced and allocated directly to primary schools across England, providing them with a dedicated resource to buy in invaluable expertise and support. Funding is allocated through a lump sum for each school and a per-pupil top-up mechanism. The formula references the number of primary-aged pupils (i.e. children between the ages of 5 and 11).
We want our children to be resilient, empathetic, ambitious and independent. These life skills can be learned through the delivery of quality PE and daily physical activity.
The impact on PE, school sport and physical activity is measured against the 5 indicators: