PE and Sports Funding
Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of the physical education (PE), physical activity and sport they provide.
This includes any carried forward funding from the 2019 to 2020 academic year.
This means that you should use the PE and sport premium to:
- develop or add to the PE, physical activity and sport that your school provides
- build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.
As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Department for Education took steps to relax the ring-fencing arrangements for the PE and sport premium in the 2019 to 2020 academic year to allow any unspent grant to be carried forward into the 2020 to 2021 academic year.
On 17 June 2021 the Education Secretary announced a further relaxation of ring-fencing arrangements for the PE and sport premium. This will allow any unspent grant to be carried forward into the 2021 to 2022 academic year.
Any under-spends carried forward from the 2019 to 2020 academic year, and the 2020 to 2021 academic year, will need to be spent in full by 31 July 2022.
2021-22 PE action plan and funding
As recommended by the DFE, we self-evaluate and update our PE funding document throughout the year to ensure we use the funding to secure maximum impact. This document also contains our swimming and water safety attainment.
Our final copy will be posted by the 31/07/21.
Click here to view our 2021-22 Sports Premium document
Below you will find how the PE funding has been spent at St Thomas Aquinas and the impact it has had on how pupils.