Primary PE and Sport Premium

YST Primary PE and Sport Premium Guidance
A guide to the ring-fenced funding available for primary schools to improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their children.

Funding for the 2020/21 academic year

On 5 July 2020, the Education Secretary confirmed that the primary PE & Sport Premium would continue at £320 million for the 2020/21 academic year. On 16 March 2021, the Department for Education confirmed that funding from the 2019/20 academic year that schools haven’t spent due to the coronavirus pandemic must be spent in full by the end of the 2020/21 academic year.

Further information and guidance about using the grant can be found on the DfE website here.

On this page you will find a variety of tools and resources to help you think about how to get the most from your Primary PE and Sport Premium.

PE and Sport Premium Resources

In line with the PE and sport premium key indicators, we’ve highlighted Youth Sport Trust resources and training, as well as those from our key partners, that can support you to invest your premium underspend on the recovery from COVID-19 and maximum sustainable impact for years to come, see here. We have selected a number of resources to create a bespoke PE Premium package that you can purchase for £199, click here for more information.

Key Indicator Top Tip Posters

Brought to us by our friends at Complete PE, these posters give some quick and effective ideas per Key Indicator, see the pink buttons to download.

YST Primary PE and Sport Premium Toolkit

This free toolkit provides a framework for you to undertake a self-review of how to maximise the impact of your funding against your school’s priorities.

The toolkit comes in two parts:

  • Part One - An introduction to each key indicator with messaging from a headteacher sharing good practice about how they have achieved improvement and planned for sustainability. 
  • Part Two - Sustainability Actions, a proforma to help you as a school consider where you are now and what you need to do to improve and achieve sustainability in each key indicator.