PE & Sports Premium Funding


PE and Sports Premium Funding

What is it?

The sports premium is an allocation of additional funding given to every primary school in the UK to improve the provision of Physical Education, Sports and Competition.  This funding is provided jointly by the Department of Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport.  The grant has been awarded for the benefit of pupils aged 5-11 years so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles.

All schools are required to report on the amount of funding received and how this is being used, as well as the impact this is having on pupils.

For 2019 - 2020, Fairway Infant School was allocated - £17,090

Expenditure - Total expenditure: £13,546

Money remaining: £7,128 (includes £3,584 carried forward from previous year 2018/19)

Money remaining: £7,128

This money was used to:

  • Subscribe to Mid Sussex Active (professional development for teachers / competitions and festivals for children / specialist coaches)
  • Resources to support teaching as a direct result of CPD and coaches.
  • Subscribe to ‘Teach Active’ to support classroom and home learning
  • Begin to initiate and develop our ‘Outdoor Adventure’ curriculum and environment
  • Develop our ‘Sports crew’ to support physical activity / competition at playtimes


For 2020-2021, Fairway Infant School was allocated £17,064

Number of pupils on roll: 160 at January 2019 Census with 109 in KS1

Amount received per pupil: Based on the standard formula of £16,000 +£10 per pupil (as at January 2019 census).

Total amount received: £26,288. This includes money received £17,064, plus £9,224 carried forward from 2019/20)

This money has been used as follows:


Academic Year : September 2020 to July 2021

Total fund carried over : £9,224

Total fund received :£17,064

Date updated : 30.6.21

Key Indicator 1 : The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officers guidelines recommend that primary school pupils undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity in a school day




Next steps

Outdoor Adventure - To enhance physical activity and wellbeing of all pupils through an ‘Outdoor Adventure’ curriculum

-      ‘Outdoor Adventure’ member of staff to deliver ‘Outdoor Adventure’ sessions during the Autumn term focusing on physical and wellbeing of all children.

-      Equipment to deliver the ‘Outdoor Adventure’ curriculum

-      Grounds


Funding allocated :












-      Increased staff and pupil participation

-      Improved health and fitness

-      Improved attitude towards learning

-      Improved teamwork

-      Improved staff confidence


Staff,  pupil and parent surveys

Session observations

To timetable a six week block for all pupils during the academic year 2021/22

To maintain and develop staff training – CPD for all teaching staff

Key Indicator 2 : The profile of PESSPA (Physical Education and Physical Activity) being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement





To improve all staff’s confidence to deliver a physically active curriculum across subjects

-      CPD offered to all staff through MSA subscription (subscribed for 3 years 2020-23

-      Teach Active subscription and training

-      Stopwatches






See amount below




-Improved staff confidence and attitude to a physically active curriculum

- Increased pupil engagement





Staff and pupil survey

To continue to subscribe to MSA

To gain up to date training for TeachActive

Key Indicator 3 : Increased confidence, knowledge and skills in teaching PE and sport




Next Steps

To monitor and develop the teaching and planning of PE and Sport across Early Years and KS1




-      Staff questionnaire

-      Investigate and explore a new PE scheme for Early Years and KS1

-      CPD for all staff with coaches and MSA

-      Observations/ drop-ins to PE lessons

-      Purchased the updated ‘Safe PE’ handbook







PE co-ordinator to assess questionnaires completed by teaching staff and use this information to inform the Action plan for 2021-22 i.e new scheme of work to support teaching of PE, equipment for Early Years to enhance physical activity.

Impact of other actions will be recorded in 2021-22 as unable to implement due to Covid-19




To plan to observe coaches and teaching staff, giving feedback.

PE co-ordinator to attend courses to explore new schemes e.g realPE

To purchase a new scheme deemed suitable for Fairway Infant School.

Key Indicator 4 : Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils




Next Step

To make physical activity embedded across the curriculum especially in Maths and Literacy

-      Subscription to ‘TeachActive Maths and Literacy’’ to be used across all year groups

-      Set weekly Homework activities for parents

-      Used to support parents during Lock down.

-      Song of Sounds












-      Increased pupil engagement during maths and literacy lessons. 

-      Activities being seen across other curriculum areas


Evidence –



Staff and pupil surveys

For all teaching staff to take part in ‘TeachActive’ training.  This was due to take place before Covid-19.

To subscribe for 2021-22 and 2023.

Key Indicator 5 : Increased participation in competitive sport





To support parents delivering physically active lessons during lockdown due to Covid 19.

-      MSA PE lessons set for home learning linked to the ‘Winter Games’

Part of the MSA subscription (see above)

-      Increased physical activity of pupils at home


Evidence –

Participant numbers from MSA

Next Steps –

To monitor the situation due to Covid 19

Work with staff to plan and complete Year group competitions such as the ‘Virtual Games’

As and when it is safe to do so plan inter school competitions e.g netball / try-golf / multi-skills / badminton / sports day

As and when it is safe do  so, plan intra school competitions

Total funds spent – £16,942

Total funds carried forward to 2021 – 22 £9,346


Due to Covid-19 the following have been brought forward academic year 2021-22

-      Playground markings


The government have announced that the Sports Premium Grant will continue for next year. 

Plans for next academic year 2021-22

-      Teach Active subscription

-      Inter / intra competitions and events

-    Plan and deliver training for ‘Outdoor Adventure’ – x6 sessions each year group

      -   Further developments that come to light as the year continues.



Signed off by

Head Teacher

Bridget Davison



Subject Leader

Vicki Garner




Lenny Stratton