What is the School Sports Premium?
The government is committing £150 million per annum to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school headteachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their children.
Currently, each school receives £8,000 plus an extra £5 per pupil – that will mean around £9,400 a year at Royd Nursery Infant School. The money can only be spent on improving sport and PE provision in school but each school has the freedom to choose how they do this.