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PE and Sports Grant

The Government provides additional sport and PE funding through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for schools to make improvements in the provision of PE and sport for students of primary age so that they develop healthy lifestyles.

This funding is to benefit primary school aged students.

Meadows School's allocation for the 2020-21 academic year is: £15,000

Funding will be received in several parts during the academic year

It is intended to be spent on (circumstances permitting):

  • Different pe and sports activities to introduce students to new experiences and skills
  • Additional equipment to assist with student co-ordination, motor skill development and development of student abilities
  • Personal trainer group sessions - agility and fitness

Meadows School's allocation for the 2019-20 academic year was: £10,000
 
This funding was received in 2 parts - November 2019 and March 2020
 
This was spent on:
  • Additional equipment to assist with student co-ordination, motor skill development and development of abilities
  • Trampolining
  • Roller blades
  • Swimming instructor training
  • Cycling - including Bikeability training and bike hire at a local Pinetum
  • Yoga mats
  • Personal trainer group sessions - agility and fitness
  • Horse riding lessons in the Ashdown Forest
  • Ice-skating