What is Sport Premium?
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games was an opportunity to inspire the nation to enjoy a memorable cultural and sporting experience. The government is determined to secure a significant and lasting legacy from the games and to develop children’s enjoyment of sport and physical activity from an early age. The Government recognises the impact and importance of this funding and this has therefore been doubled in 2017-18. Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6.
What is the purpose of the grant?
As outlined by The Department of Education, this funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, so that they develop a healthy lifestyle.
Accountability Ofsted inspectors will consider "How well the school uses its Sports Grant to improve the quality and breadth of its PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performances they are capable of."
As outlined by The Department of Education the Primary PE and Sport Funding must be used to:
There are 5 key indicators that schools should expect to see improvement across:
How is the money spent?
Each year, Ashmead Combined School is given an amount of money depending on the number of children in the school as well as those who are Pupil Premium children. These funds are then carefully spent throughout the year to benefit the children through ways such as: high quality PE teaching, CPD opportunities, inter-house and intra-house competitions and extra-curricular activities.
Please click on the documents below to see how we spend our Sports Premium Funding and the impact it has.