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What is the Primary School Sports Premium?

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The Government is providing Primary Schools with ring-fenced funding for the academic years until 2020, to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport in their schools.

For the 2017-18 academic year, all schools will receive double the funding of previous years. Please see further information, including School level breakdown of funding, here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pe-and-sport-premium-for-primary-schools

As the County Sports Partnership for Berkshire, Get Berkshire Active have been commissioned by Sport England to strengthen the links between primary schools and those organisations working in sport both locally and nationally, including the Youth Sport Trust (YST), the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and School Sport Partnerships.

Get Berkshire Active have put together some useful guidance and information on the from national and local partners, for schools, head-teachers, PE staff and deliverers of sport to primary aged children.

Get Berkshire Active Primary Schools Physical Activity Conference – Maximising your Primary PE and School Sport Premium

On April 18th Get Berkshire Active held its first ever primary schools, Maximising your Primary PE and School Sport Premium. The conference gave delegates from across the county the opportunity to listen to national experts in the field with key notes delivered by Dr William Bird Founder of Intelligent Health, Sue Wilkinson CEO of the Association for Physical Education and Berkshire Headteacher Derek Peaple. As well as the keynotes, delegates had plenty of opportunity to network, meet with providers and suppliers and take part in a range of workshops.

In the region of 100 Headteachers, PE Leads and governors attended the conference and planning is already underway for next year's event which will take place on April 26th 2019.

Slides from 2018 Conference:

Derek Peaple - The wider benefits of PE and Physical Activity and whole school outcomes

Sue Wilkinson MBE - Evidencing impact and accountability

William Bird MBE - GBA School Conference

For a printable version of Get Berkshire Active's guide to the Primary School Sports Premium, please click here.

For further information on the Primary School Sports Funding, please contact James Craggs.