Physical Education & PE Funding
P.E. is undertaken right throughout the school and is a most important activity leading towards good physical co-ordination and agile movement. To be excused PE for a longer time would require a note from a doctor. Correct kit is essential: plimsolls, black shorts, yellow polo shirts (available with the logo at a cost of £7.50 from the school office) It is an enjoyable subject and all children are to take part unless a note from parents is produced. All jewellery must be removed and clothing named. Children should not wear ear-rings until they are old enough to remove them themselves. In line with health and safety guidelines only small studs must be worn at school. Older children will take part in organised games, athletics and swimming. Currently we have school teams in football, netball, cross county, rounders, cricket, and athletics. Please look at our PE overview which informs you the different PE units our staff, including our coaches, deliver across the school year.
The government has been providing funding of £150 million per annum since the academic year 2013/2014. Every school in the UK has received £8000 plus an additional £5 per pupil. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport is only to be spent on sport and PE…Read More