In April 2013, the Government announced new funding of £150 million for physical education (PE) and sport – often referred to in the media as a ‘Sport Premium’. This funding should be used to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.
Some quotes from teachers and pupils
"Children responded very well to the specialist teacher's methods and enjoyed the new and diverse activities shown to them. It was a very useful collaborative teaching programme."
"I found it useful to see how the coach kept the children active using short instructions and progressed the children through different stages of challenge."
"I've learnt how to co-operate as part of a team."
"I've benefited from extra games lessons because I've tried out new sports and enjoyed them too."
"I feel I have got faster, stronger as a whole and a lot more confident because we don't normally do games like these at our school."
"I enjoyed gymnastics because I learnt new stretches and how to hold a balance."
"We loved being able to plan the hockey matches ourselves."
"Mr Lane pushed us to our limits."
"I've been teaching PE for 17 years and simply cannot believe the amount of ideas and tips I've learnt in the last 5 weeks - I can't wait to use them in the future!"
"Jack (Durham) really inspired me to take up trampolining."
"I liked the beep test because it helped me with my stamina and speed."
"Now I can probably beat my dad at tennis. Thank you for inspiring me."
"This is the first time I have played tennis. I really enjoyed it."