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What is the sports premium?

The Sport Premium is allocated to schools in order to improve the provision of PE and School Sport,
and ensure that pupils may lead healthier lifestyles. Compass Primary receives approximately £292.

What is the purpose of the funding?

Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.

Possible uses for the funding might include:


  • Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers when teaching PE

  • Supporting and engaging the least active children through new or additional clubs

  • Paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport

  • Providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE and sport

  • Running sport competitions, or increasing pupils’ participation in the School Games

  • Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport

  • Providing places for pupils on after school sports clubs and holiday clubs

  • Pooling the additional funding with that of other local schools.

How does Compass use it's sports premium for primary pupils?

Compass primary has established close links with STEPS Club for Young People and uses the facilities there along with those onsite at Compass to complete sports activities. In addition, Compass Primary guarantee all children receive in excess of 2 hours Physical Education per week when considering all time spent being physically active.

Spending the grant

In 2015/16, Compass Primary spent the grant on equipment for use in teaching the students in order to extend the skills, experiences and opportunities for them to take part in different activities. The equipment can be split into 3 categories:

Replenishing stock - total cost £72

1-15 Bibs, dunlop bike floor pump, sondico football x 10 & ball storage bag.

Extending opportunities - total cost £67.50

Plastic frisbees, training pro dodgeballs, sondico pure futsal.

Positve effects of excercise - total cost £156

Crazy catch classic, crazy catch freestyle, pulse watch & reacta ball

Whats on offer to all primary pupils weekly or termly 

Football, multiskills, athletics, cricket. gymnastics, badminton, basketball, ultimate frisbee & dodgeball

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