PE & Sport Premium

PE and Sport Premium 


Background - The primary school sport premium investment goes direct to primary school Head Teachers and is designed to support improvements in the quality and depth of PE and school sport. 

Key Indicators - The Department for Education vision is that all pupils leaving primary school are physically literate and have the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport. The objective is to achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport that delivers high quality provision of a balanced and holistic PE and school sport offer. There are 5 key indicators that schools should expect to see improvement across:

What will Sandy Hill Academy use this funding for?

  1. The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity. The Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school.

  2. The profile of PE and Sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement.

  3. Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and Sport.

  4. Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils.

  5. Increased participation in competitive sport.


In PE we aim to:

PE or Physical Education is a key driver in the development of well-rounded citizens at Sandy Hill due to the values it harnesses.

  •        Develop a love of PE and physical activity for life
  •        Develop the physical literacy journey in all learners
  •        Further enhance social, emotional and physical wellbeing in all children
  •        Deliver high quality PE
  •        Develop and embed the “My Personal Best” skills (Healthy, Social, Thinking*) to learners in PE  that can be transferred to other areas of the curriculum and life
  •        Provide opportunities for all children to experience competition
  •        Achieve and exceed the swimming expectations of the National Curriculum
  •        Provide opportunities to develop children’s leadership skills

In School Sport we aim to:

  •        Provide enriching, engaging and extension opportunities for all
  •        Provide opportunities for children to lead sporting activities, organise games and lead events

In Physical Activity we aim to:

  •        Provide 30 minutes of physical activity within the school day to all learners
  •        Encourage active travel and 30 minutes of physical activity outside of school