Academy Priorities and Impact
The government is providing an extra funding to schools. The aim of this funding is to improve the Physical Education (PE) and Sports programs offered by primary schools, and is provided jointly by various governmental departments, including Education, Health and Culture, and Media and Sport.
Although the funding will be allocated to primary school headteachers, it will be ‘ring fenced’ – this means it can only be spent specifically on PE and sport in schools. Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, though how they do this remains their decision.