Sports Premium Grant


Government Funding for P.E.

Whitegate Church of England Primary School PE Sport Funding 2016 – 2017

The government is providing additional funding of 150 million per annum to improve provision of physical education (PE) and Sport nationally in primary schools. This funding is jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport.

Purpose of the premium

The premium must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, in the 2016 to 2017 academic year, to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles.

Funding for 2016 to 2017:

Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £8,000 and an additional payment of £5 per pupil as recorded in the annual schools census in January 2016. Whitegate Church of England Primary School will receive a total of £8610 for the academic year of 2016-2017. (PE and sport premium allocations for 2016 to 2017).

Overview of the School

Number of Pupils and Grant Received 2016-17

Number of eligible pupils on roll  122

Lump sum received


Additional money received at £5 per pupil


PE and Sport Premium Total


Use and Impact of the Funding

How the money is spent at Whitegate Church of England Primary School:

We spend our money on specialist PE coaches who provides at least one Physical Education lesson to each class throughout the school. This not only ensures a very high standard of physical education across both key stages and consistency through the delivery of lessons, but enables inavaluable Continuous Professional Development for teachers within school. As part of the Vale Royal School Sports Partnership, Whitegate Church of England Primary School, For £1510 per annum we access over 25 different sporting events run through the year at Hartford High School from EYFS2 to Year 6, as well as supporting Continued Professional Development for staff, in the form of courses and joint teaching experiences.  Please see the document below for further information.


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Contact the School

Whitegate CE Primary School


Chair of Governors:
Mrs Teresa Finney

Head teacher:
Mrs Caroline Mackenzie

Clerk to Governors:
Mrs Susan Knight

Main Contact: Mrs Caroline Mackenzie Mrs Michelle Shephard (Bursar)

Tel: 01606 288080