To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the allocation of PE and Sport Premium funds to primary schools in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years; and if she will make a statement.
27 March 2017
We want all pupils to be healthy and active. This is why since 2013 the government has provided ring-fenced funding through the Primary PE and Sport Premium to help improve the quality of PE provision.
The funding allocations for the premium for academic years 2013-14 to 2016-17 are listed in the table below:
From September 2017 revenue from the soft drinks industry levy will be used to double the funding to £320 million a year, enabling schools to further improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport that they offer.