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Sports Premium Funding at Cononley Primary School

What is Sports Premium Funding?

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

Our Aims

At Cononley Primary School, we use our Sports Premium Funding to:

  • broaden the range of sports which children can access in school
  • improve the quality of physical activity in the outdoor play areas
  • improve skills
  • enable pupils to take part in competitive sports with other local schools
  • support gifted and talented pupils and build links with local sports clubs
  • improve participation in sport and games for all children
  • promote a healthy, active life style
  • provide continued professional development for staff

Sports Premium Funding 2015 – 2016

Click here to see how we spent our Sports Premium Funding 2015 - 2016.

Sports Premium Funding 2016 - 2017

Click here to see how we spent our Sports Premium Funding 2016 - 2017.

Sports Premium Funding 2017 – 2018

This year, our Sports Premium Funding is £8510

This is how we are spending our Sports Premium Funding this year:





To improve the skills and knowledge of staff by working alongside specialist sports coaches


To improve the skills and enjoyment of pupils through working with specialists.



(Specialist PE coach - KS2)



Adam Cox (Skipton Tennis Club – KS2)





 £500 for Term 1




£385 for Summer Term  - second half term 2017.


To further develop outdoor provision for Physical Development in EYFS

Resources to develop fine and gross motor skills.





To develop outdoor provision for KS1 and KS2 at playtimes and increase the activity of the children. 

To complete replacement of the matting underneath the 'Trim Trail' on the playground which has become unsafe.  



To develop the role of Year 6 Sports Leaders to increase the activity of children at playtimes. 

Cost of a coach to work alongside the Sports' Leaders to develop a variety of sports activities at lunch break

  £330 per term


To increase activity at playtimes by providing a lunch time  sports club. 


£300 for Term 1


To support cluster sports events with local schools

South Craven School



To fund a Year 5 and Year 6 Healthy Lifestyle Transition Event with cluster schools which focuses on activity through team building. 

High Adventure Outdoor Centre




Additional activities, resources, visits, visitors or events still to be decided: 





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