From September 2013 the government has provided schools with funding to be spent on improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. The funding must be spent on improving the provision of Physical Education and Sport for the benefit of pupils, encouraging healthy lifestyles.
George Eliot Primary School received £9,770 in 2016/17.
This funding has been spent on the following:
– Employing a specialist PE teacher
– Purchasing new equipment for teaching of PE
– Subsidising afterschool clubs
– Providing CPD for staff to support lunch/break time activities
– Supporting school application for Gold Healthy Schools Award
In 2015/16 George Eliot Primary School received £9,440.