4th November 2019
DfE Publish Updated Guidance on the Primary PE and Sport Premium
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The Department for Education has today published updated guidance on the effective and sustainable use of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding.

Click HERE to view the updated guidance.

This guidance is designed to provide you with a clear framework within which to make optimum use of your PE and Sport Premium Funding. Following it will help to ensure that you develop sustainability which will benefit pupils now and those in the future.

A summary of the headline updates include:

  • An emphasis on the role of Ofsted under the new inspection framework
  • An increased emphasis on school’s own role in compliance
  • More signposting, linking to resources, and clarity on how the Primary PE and Sport Premium should be spent
  • Clarification of some frequently asked questions such as further information on capital spend restrictions

The 2019-20 grant conditions can be downloaded HERE.

Sue Wilkinson MBE, afPE’s CEO said:

“afPE is pleased that the guidance highlights the role of Ofsted under the new inspection framework and how important it is for schools to be compliant in their use of the funding. It is critical that children and young people benefit in the best way possible to improve their physical and emotional well-being. The updated guidance signposts colleagues to the afPE/YST reporting template which will help to identify how the funding will, and has been spent. A refreshed template will be published shortly.”