In July 2017 the Government announced that the Sports premium would be doubles as of September 2017. The aim of the funding is to help schools to use physical education, sport and physical activity as a tool to improve educational attainment, emotional and physical health and well-being.
Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.
All pupils leaving school will be physically literate and have the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
To achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport in primary schools by: