And so, if there was ever a time to make sure you’re making the most of your PE and sport premium, it’s now.
You’ve got until the end of this academic year to spend your premium in full, which includes any unspent funds rolled over as a result of the pandemic.
There’s so many ways to spend the premium, but how do you know what will have the most impact on your school and pupils specifically?
Get bespoke recommendations by completing the Primary School PE Scorecard.
What is the Primary School PE Scorecard?
The Department for Education (DfE) states that schools should use their premium to secure improvements in 5 key indicators:
You have until 31st July to publish the details of your PE and sport premium spend on your school’s website.
The Department for Education (DfE) monitors your online reporting to make sure the premium is being used for its purpose: to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of the PE, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA) provided.
Misuse can result in a school having to repay the premium and future payments being withheld.
So, how do you make sure you’re spending the premium effectively?
You need to benchmark your PESSPA provision against the DfE’s five key indicators.
Here we’ll show you how.
What are the DfE’s 5 key indicators?
First, a reminder of the DfE’s indicators of effective usage: