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Find out the payment dates and allocations for 2021/22 and learn about carrying over unspent funding due to coronavirus.

This article is based on guidance from the DfE and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), and the conditions of grant in 2021/22.

Coronavirus: you can carry forward unspent funding into 2021/22

You are able to carry forward any unspent funding that you couldn't use due to coronavirus, from the 2019/20 and 2020/21 academic years over to the 2021/22 academic year. 

You'll need to spend this funding by 31 July 2022. You may need to update your PE and sport premium spending plans for 2021/22 to reflect this change. 

Online reporting for 2021/22

You must publish information on your website about how you've used your allocation this year by 31 July 2022. 

If you carried over any funding, your 2021/22 online report should outline how you spent this funding. 


The funding only applies to primary schools. 

You'll receive the premium if you're a:

Nursery schools, studio

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