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Sports Funding

Primary PE and Sport Funding
Schools are allocated a sum of money, called the Primary PE and Sport Funding to support all children and improve the quantity, quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The allocation is calculated according to the intake of the school, and the school must decide how best to use the money to improve the breadth and quality of PE and sport provision, including increased participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of.

Vision for PE at Britannia
All pupils to leave primary school physically literate with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity & sports.


  • to engage all pupils in regular physical activity to promote healthy lifestyles
  • to raise the profile of PE across the school
  • to increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in the teaching of high quality PE and sport
  • to provide a broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  • to increase the participation in competitive sport
  • to ensure that PE is inclusive and that there is equality of opportunity for all children regardless of disability, gender, race or ability

Our indicative Primary PE and Sport Funding for 2016/7 is £16,000 with an additional £10 per pupil.  At Britannia Primary School we have decided to use this money to:

  • Continue to develop assessment and moderation of PE work in school
  • To develop the level of fitness of the children
  • Provide training for and purchase additional resources to enhance the teaching of dance
  • Maintain the package of support from the ‘Rossendale Sports Partnership’ to include more specific coaching hours and an extra-curricular club
  • Continue to develop links with PE teachers in local secondary schools to help teachers to improve their PE and the sports provision in school
  • Additional support at lunchtimes to maintain and develop a change4life club
  • Specialist sports leader training
  • To continue to develop intra- school competitions
  • Resources to enhance lunch time activities and PE lessons
  • CPD to continue the knowledge and skills of the PE coordinator
  • Years 2 3 4 and 5 partook in cycling sessions

We know we were successful in our targets for the 2016/17 school year because the impact of the funding helped us to achieve all these fantastic things:


  • Teaching of gymnastics is good across the school and there has been an increase in staff confidence teaching this area.
  • Good rate of attendance at school competitions and school has finished 6th.
  • Increase in sports activities through use of sports cool throughout the year for KS1 and KS2.
  • Sports leaders and change4life club established within the KS2 yard.
  • Several intra- school competitions held this year which have been organized and led by the sports ambassadors who have also been awarded bronze awards by the Rossendale School sports partnership.
  • Outdoor playground markings completed and all staff including mid-days supervisors have accessed training. These markings are starting to be used more by the children and staff at dinner time.
  • Gold Sainsbury’s award achieved.
  • 73% of children attended a sports club at school last year.

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