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How we spend our Sports Premium Funding

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Sports Premium Funding at Medmerry School

During this year 2016/2017, the school expects to receive approximately £9000 in in funding for the 208 children on roll.

The money is ring fenced and can only be spend on provision of PE and sport.

The funding must improve the quality of PE and sport activities offered to pupils, and we are able to choose the best way of using the money.

We currently use the funding in the following ways:

To purchase SSP Sports Premium Support packages 2016-17 for both KS1 and KS2

To improve resources for PE lessons

To provide specialist training for teachers in gymnastics and rugby skills in school

To cover supply costs for staff to attend external training courses

To increase the range of physical activities taught including cricket and multi-skills

To purchase new equipment for curriculum and non-curriculum times

To introduce a wide range of activities for both KS1 and KS2 break times to continue to make break times active.





Sports premium is top up funding provided by the government to improve Physical Education (PE) and sport in primary schools. Medmerry Primary School receives £9,000; which is ring-fenced and can only be spent on provision of PE and sport.


The funding must improve the quality of the PE and sport activities offered to pupils, and we are able to choose the best way of using the money.


We currently use the funding in the following ways:

To improve resources for PE sessions

To improve the range of sports clubs running in school and increase the number of pupils taking part in extra-curricular sports

To identify training needs of staff and pay for courses

To audit children’s opinions of sport in school, to act on these to organise courses and coaches for children and staff to extend the opportunities provided

To increase the range of physical activities taught

To organise swimming lessons for key stage 2

To develop intra and inter schools activities

To make break-times more active

To increase girls’ participation levels

To introduce Playground Activity Leaders (PALs)

To purchase new equipment for curriculum and non-curriculum times

To introduce a wide range of activities for both KS1 and KS2 break times