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.
What is the purpose of this 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:
How does Thornhill Primary School use its Sports Premium?
Thornhill Primary school has established close links with Solent University. At present we are in a Service Level Agreement with Solent to deliver an enhanced package of Sport Provision to the school which supports the role of our two full time PE specialist members of staff.
We are also part of the Premier League Primary Stars network, who provide weekly coaching and professional support.
Thornhill Primary is also a realPE Legacy school from September 2019.