Norland C.E School Sport Premium


PE and Sport Premium for Primary Schools

What is the Sports Premium?

The government provides funding for additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils to encourage the development of healthy active lifestyles.

Each school receives £8000 plus an extra £5 per pupil each year. In the 2016-17 academic year, we received £8415.


Sports Premium Report 2016-17



In 2015/16, Norland received £8,400 to enhance the provision of PE and sport.

The money was spent in the following areas:

  • The continued use of a sports coach to teach PE alongside school staff in order to improve the teaching of PE and widen the opportunities for children to be involved in sporting activities. (£3030)
  • The purchase of a complete PE scheme of work for Dance, Gymnastics, Athletics and Games to ensure coverage of National Curriculum requirements. (£744)
  • Funding for Year 3 and 4 to have weekly swimming lessons for two terms. (£2923)
  • The continued participation in inter-school competitive sporting competitions and other events within the Sowerby Bridge cluster of primary schools. Competitions included, football, cricket, netball, swimming, cross-country and rounders. Other events included dance and Unihoc. (£250)
  • The remaining allocation of £1453 was used to contribute to the cost of fencing around the playground to enable games to be played at break times and for essential maintenance to school PE equipment.