SPORTS FUNDING 2017-18
The Sports Premium Fund.
The government has provided funding of £150 million per annum since the academic year 2013/14 with a view to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding. The funding is jointly provided by the Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and sees the money going directly to Primary School Head-teachers to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their pupils. From the academic year 2013-14, each school received £8,000 with a view of providing an extra £5 per pupils each year. In the academic year 2016/17, Dean field received £8,835
Changes to the funding
In July 2017, the Government officially announced it was going to increase the amount of Sports Premium funding given to schools. In 2017, Dean field will receive double that of last year and therefore have £17,610 to spend on improving the overall quality of sport an PE for all pupils.
To provide children with a wide range of opportunities and resources to lead an active lifestyle to support our school ethos of ‘I Believe I can’