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2018-2019 Guidance

There are 5 key indicators that schools should expect to see improvement across:

  • the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity - the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school
  • the profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement
  • increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  • broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  • increased participation in competitive sport.

Online Reporting

For the 2018 to 2019 academic year, there is still a condition requiring schools to publish how many pupils within their year 6 cohort are meeting the national curriculum requirement to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, use a range of strokes effectively and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations. This condition has been added in response to recommendations from the Swim Group, who reviewed curriculum swimming and water safety in primary schools. You can get advice and resources to help deliver swimming lessons successfully in primary schools.

Accountability Reviews

Accountability reviews will be carried out after the April deadline for schools to have published details on their websites of how they have spent their premium funding. We will sample a number of schools in each local authority, with the schools chosen based on a mix of random selection and prior non-compliance with the online reporting requirements.


Impact

The PE and Sport Premium aims to support a measurable and sustained improvement in school PE and sport, underpinned by high quality teaching that increases participation levels in physical activity and leads to healthier pupils who are more engaged across the whole curriculum.

In order to be accountable for the funding schools need to be able to demonstrate its impact on:

  • Achievement in weekly PE lessons
  • Participation in competitive school sport
  • Personal health and wellbeing
  • Attitudes and behaviour towards learning

Evidencing the impact need not be an onerous task and should be built into existing processes e.g. assessment for learning, pupil voice, parental feedback and school data. Please see below for an impact template, developed by the Youth Sport Trust, which will help your school to identify development priorities, monitor progress and track the impact being made. This could also be used to demonstrate the effective use of the Primary PR and Sport Premium to Ofsted and for putting the appropriate and relevant sections on your school website.


School Swimming Guidance

For the 2018 to 2019 academic year, there is still a condition requiring schools to publish how many pupils within their year 6 cohort are meeting the national curriculum requirement to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, use a range of strokes effectively and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.

This condition has been added in response to recommendations from the Swim Group, who reviewed curriculum swimming and water safety in primary schools. You can get advice and resources to help deliver swimming lessons successfully in primary schools by clicking on the link below.


Sport England - Primary PE and Sport Premium Films

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Active Rutland
    Active Leicester
    Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
  • County Sport Network
    Charnwood LSA
    Equality Standard
    O&W LSA

Partners

  • Active Leicester
    County Sport Network
  • Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Active Rutland
    Safeguarding
  • Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Melton LSA