What is the PE and Sports Premium?
The PE and Sports Premium is an allocation of money, made by the government, to improve
provision of Physical Education and Sport, for the benefit of pupils and to encourage them to
develop a healthy lifestyle.
Playing sport helps to keep people healthy and is good for communities. Playing
sport at school or in a local club is also the first step to competition at the highest
level, which helps improve our reputation as a sporting nation, and contributes to
However, when children leave school they often stop playing sports, which means
people do not always fulfil their sporting potential, and this can lead to a less healthy
lifestyle. We want to get more people playing sport safely from a young age, and help
them keep playing sport throughout their life, no matter what their economic or social