Primary PE and sport premium: summary

Find out the payment dates and allocations for 2023/24, and be clear on how you can spend the grant.

updated on 28 September 2023
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School types: All · School phases: Primary
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  1. What is it?
  2. How eligibility works
  3. Understand your allocation amount
  4. Payment dates
  5. Spending the grant
  6. Accountability and reporting

This article is based on guidance from the DfE and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), and the conditions of grant for 2023/24.

What is it?

The PE and sport premium is funding for you to spend on helping your pupils be more healthy and active.

You should use it to make sustainable improvements to the PE, sport and physical activity you provide, such as:

  • Funding high-quality PE and sport for at least 2 hours a week
  • Providing a wide range of extracurricular sport and competitive opportunities
  • Providing or improving equal access to sport for boys and girls

Increasing all staff’s confidence, knowledge and skills in teaching PE and sport Increasing engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity and sport Raising the profile of PE and sport across the school, to support whole school improvement Offering a broader and more equal experience of a range of