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What is the PE and Sport Grant?

This funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and Sport, for the benefit of primary age pupils so that they develop healthy lifestyles.

Schools are required to publish on-line information about how they have used the funding and its impact.

Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils will receive £8,000 plus £5 per eligible pupil.


Allocation 2014-15


Allocation 2015-16


Allocation 2016-17



At Lugwardine Primary Academy funding continues to be used as follows, in order to increase pupil participation and provide continued professional development for staff.

Examples of how the funding is being used at Lugwardine Primary Academy:

  • hire specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers  during PE lessons
  • hire specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers  during staff in-service training time
  • support and involve the least active children by running after-school sports clubs and holiday clubs
  • provide resources and training courses in PE and sport for teachers
  • provide leadership and management training for the subject leader
  • run inter sport competitions to increase pupils’ participation
  • run intra sport competitions to increase pupils’ participation

Impact of PE and Sport Grant


  • 7 out of 7 classes had input from a Sports Professional;
  •  81% of pupils took part in extra-curricular sports activities;
  • All teaching staff have taken part in professional development activities relating to sport;
  • The PE Subject Coordinator has taken part in professional development activities relating to subject leadership;
  • Pupils have attended high five netball, cricket, rugby, mini tennis and swimming gala matches and tournaments;
  • An increase in school teams to include ‘B’ Teams in netball and rugby.








Budget to be spent on improving PE and sport provision = £8,965

Area of focus



Sport Coaches teaching PE alongside teachers and independently to offer a wide range of sports clubs.

  • All teachers have expertise in teaching PE.
  • More confident and competent staff.
  • Improved standards.
  • Children are better skilled in all aspects.


Coach costs to take part in local tournaments so less reliance on payment or parents transporting children.

  • Children enjoy sports and increase their skills across a range of sports.
  • Enhanced, extended, inclusive extra-curricular provision.


PE Teacher and PE Specialist to team teach with all classes to demonstrate high quality PE through Service Level Agreement with local High School.

  • Teachers confidence and skills develop.
  • Evaluation of current provision and practices to ensure improvement.


Subject Leader to update PE curriculum provision to ensure it is sustainable and of high quality

  • Enhanced quality of provision.
  • Time out of classroom to review and improve school PE planning.


Enrichment opportunities for all pupils in school.

  • To enable sporting activities to be accessed.


Replacement and upgrade of PE Curriculum resources in order to develop the delivery of sport and PE.

  • Use for ball games, lunchtime equipment and PE lessons.


Lunchtime sports activities to be delivered by Lunchtime Supervisors

  • Greater numbers of pupils taking part in sports activities


Affiliation with Sports Clubs

  • CPD available through affiliation i.e. Chance to Shine Cricket


Purchase of storage for PE equipment

  • Pupils have a wide range of equipment which is easily accessible, organised and in better condition for use


To develop the number of extra-curricular clubs which are on offer.

  • To improve the health and fitness of children.
  • Children’s needs are met.