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This commitment is not just a statement of intent it is a call to action and one of the critical catalysts for the PE & Sport Premium Funding released to Primary schools and academies throughout Autumn.

Schools and academies play a pivotal role in shaping our children’s future. They are responsible for imparting academic knowledge and laying the groundwork for a lifelong love of physical activity. The good news is that there is funding available to support these endeavours. By two instalments over the course of the academic year, schools may receive up to £1000 per pupil depending on the number of eligible pupils in years 1 to 6.

Providing fundamental movement skills (FMS) is key to a child's progression:

“FMS (fundamental movement skills) are best developed between 3 and 8 years old. Therefore, developing careful progression from reception to primary school is vitally important.”

UNDERSTANDING MOTOR DEVELOPMENT DL GALLAHUE, JC OZMUN AND JD GOODWAY

Getting pupils to participate in activities that involve them moving in all different ways and practising different skills is important for their physical development. During these key ages, it sets a foundation for their ability to complete physical tasks in both sport and day-to-day life.

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Education can help to build the foundations of equality and inclusion:

“Through the careful selection and sequencing of curriculum content that develops pupils’ competence, more pupils can believe that PE is for them, and inequalities can be reduced.”

OFSTED RESEARCH REVIEW PE, 2022.

Having competence in their abilities will give pupils confidence to take part in more physical activities. In turn, this means they have more chances to engage and socialise with their peers.

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Each school must make the most of available resources to ensure every child gets equal access to high-quality PE. We are committed to helping local authority schools and academies to excel by providing a wide range of quality PE and sports equipment to support the daily activities of pupils.

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Unlocking potential for all

Every child deserves an equal opportunity to develop their physical, mental, and emotional well-being throughout their school life.

"Without being taught the language of sport and physical activity, pupils can miss out on an enriching aspect of our communal life."

OFSTED RESEARCH REVIEW PE, 2022.

Let's come together to ensure that every Primary school child, regardless of their background and physical ability, has the necessary tools and resources to offer an all-inclusive, top-tier Physical Education. Together, we can unlock the potential within every child and help to build a healthier, happier future.

Find out more about funding eligibility here.

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