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What is the purpose of the Primary PE & Sport Premium funding?

On the 6th February 2014 the Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced that the Government has pledged to commit funding for its Primary PE and Sport Premium to 2020 with £750m to be invested over the course of the next parliament. This fund goes directly to primary school head teachers to provide sporting activities for pupils. 


What are we using our funding for?

Membership of the Plymouth School Sports Partnership which includes

– Full Plymouth SSP ‘Core Offer’ including Bikeability, coaching days, access to city-wide competitions, website membership (, MTA and Play Leader Training etc.

– Specialist partnership PE teachers to work alongside primary teachers

– Professional development opportunities in PE / School Sport

– ‘Family’ run sporting competitions within our locality

– Developing our clubs provisions

– Increasing participation in Level One and Level Two Competitive Games

– Supporting and engaging less active children through Change4Life clubs

– Hiring specialist sports coaches

– Buying resources and equipment to develop sports provision


Examples of physical activity happening at our school include:

– Every child has two hours of physical education every week

– Positive playtimes

– School sport extra-curricular provision, e.g. Plymouth Argyle and Exim Dance Company

– Regular Level 1 competition for all children which is celebrated in class and Worship

– Level 2 opportunities in multi-skills, dance and cricket

– Sign posting pupils to holiday sporting activities

– Celebrating sporting success in and outside school

– Sports Week in the summer term which includes a Sports Day to which families are invited

  • Plympton St Mary CofE VA Infant School
  • 8 Market Road, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1QW
  • Telephone: 01752 337912