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PE and Sport Premium

Primary School Sports Funding


The Physical Education and Sport premium is designed to help primary schools to improve the quality of the PE and sports activities they offer their pupils. Schools receive PE and sport premium from the government based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6.


The school is a member of the West Lancashire Sport Partnership. This partnership provides a comprehensive, flexible and responsive service that supports the development and delivery of Physical Education and School Sport in an effective and professional manner.


Specialist coaches deliver areas of the National Curriculum including Gymnastics, Dance, Invasion Games, Striking and Fielding, Athletics and Outdoor Adventurous Activities. The specialists plan all curriculum sessions to meet the needs of all the pupils from nursery to year 6 and assess the pupils against the core tasks within the Lancashire Scheme of Work. The School Sport Specialists not only add to the PE and sports activities that the school already offers but deliver lunchtime and after school clubs.


In addition to the provision provided by sports specialists the school has access to a range of services/opportunities delivered by the partnership

Such services/opportunities include

  • Involvement in the National Sports Games
  • Access to local Festivals and Competitions
  • Annual CPD opportunities for Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Access to training top support the delivery of lunchtime activities
  • Access to locally organised provision for Gifted and Talented pupils
  • Access to locally organised provision for pupils with SEN
  • Development of Sports Leadership in Primary Schools
  • Access to a Health and Wellbeing programme delivered in school
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities such as Level 1 and Level 2 Bikeablility programmes
  • Mass participation events such as schools Triathlon event
  • Advice and support on Health and Safety in PE
  • Advice and support on Ofsted relating to PE
  • Access to best practice using PE and School Sport to raise whole school standards
  • Access to a list of Community Sports Coaches