What is the Primary PE and Sports Premium?

The PE and Sport Premium is designed to help primary schools improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils. The funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

The four objectives of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding are:

  • To improve the quality of existing PE teaching through continuing professional learning in PE, so that all primary pupils improve their health, skills and physical literacy, and have broader exposure to a range of sports;
  • To increase participation levels in competitive sport and healthy activity of pupils, and maintain these into adolescence;
  • To increase the quality of initial teacher training in PE and sport and to promote PE specialisation in primary level workforce;
  • Schools understand and value the benefits of high quality PE and sport, including its use as a tool for whole school improvement.

At Colindale Primary School, we recognise the contribution of PE and sport to the health and well-being of our pupils. We believe that an innovative, varied PE curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities have a positive influence on the concentration, attitude and academic achievement of all our children.

Current year 2018/19

For the academic year 2018-19, please click here to view a breakdown of our school’s PE development plan, which states how the allocated money of £21,515 will be spent.

Evaluation of PE Premium 2017/2018

Swimming attainment at Colindale 2017/18

National curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety  
The percentage of our current Year 6 cohort who swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres. 46%
The percentage of our current Year 6 cohort who use a range of strokes (front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke) effectively for 15 metres. 52%
The percentage of our current Year 6 cohort who perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations. 32%

Evaluation so far

As a result of this PE Premium funding since 2013:

  • children’s participation levels have increased as there is a wider variety of sporting clubs and opportunities to take part;
  • children are more motivated to join morning sport clubs and participate in PE;
  • children are more able to understand the importance of Physical Activity for leading a healthy lifestyle;
  • children have improved skills in a range of sports and PE activities;
  • teachers are more skilled at teaching PE and sports
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