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The Use and Impact of Sports Premium at Hampton Primary School

The Government invested £320 million per annum in order to improve the provision of physical education and sport in primary schools. This funding is provided by the Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport. All schools with 17 or more primary-aged pupils received a lump sum of £16,000 plus a premium of £10 per pupil.  Hampton Primary School's Sports Premium allocation was £21,810 in 2022-23.

This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision for PE and sport in schools to encourage healthy and active lifestyles. We are required to publish on-line information about how we have used the additional funding, including details about our sporting provision alongside curriculum details. This will ensure that parents and carers are made fully aware of the PE and sporting provision at Hampton Primary School.

There are 5 key indicators that schools should expect to see improvement across with this additional funding:

  • the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity - the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school
  • the profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement
  • increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  • broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  • increased participation in competitive sport


Schools must spend the funding to improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils, but they are free to choose the best of way using of the money.

  DfE source

Sports Premium 2022-23


  • Sports Coach providing specialist sports delivery from FS – Year 6 through additional lunchtime sports provision, After School Sports club including Change 4 Life club, sports competitions, and Team Teaching for school staff.  
  • Sports Coach training to deliver and team teach enriched sporting activities – Climbing Wall, Fencing and Archery.
  • Intra-house tournaments termly for all year groups organised and run by Hampton Sports Crew.
  • Baseline fitness assessments and progress measures.
  • Membership of the HBH Schools Sport Network providing staff support, access to sporting competitions and online assessment.
  • Participation in inter school tournaments and events, including travel, organised through HBH Sports Partnership.
  • Swimming lessons subsidised for year 1
  • Trophies purchased for Sports Person of the year x 2 to promote the importance of PE; these are awarded based on effort the children have shown, participation and collaboration.
  • CPD for staff.
  • Outdoor activity lunch club provided for children.
  • Forest School outdoor activity after school club.
  • Subsidised Bikability for year 6 children.
  • Sports Crew training to support children leading sporting activities.
  • Purchase of further sports kit for children to wear at competitions, promoting team identity.
  • School minibuses and staff driving training to enable participation in competitions and events off site.
  • Purchase of surplus PE kit for children who persistently do not have/ or bring a PE kit to school to increase PE participation.
  • Additional LSA hours to support afterschool sports clubs and competitions.
  • Additional swimming booster lessons for year 6 identified children requiring extra sessions to achieve 25 meters swimming target.

         Data from academic year 22/23 

         Entry Year 6 - 69% could swim 25 meters

         Exit Year 6 - the percentage of pupils within Year 6 for the academic year 2022/23 that can do each

         of the following:

  • swim competently, confidently, and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres - 88%% 
  • use a range of strokes effectively (for example front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke)  - 88% 
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations - the swimming pools in the local area were unable to facilitate this due to lack of space and time – 25%



    Additional Sports Lead (12hpw) to facilitate after school clubs, lunch clubs,

    competitions and peer mentoring £8,066

    Partnership package/leagues/competitions/cups £1657

    Replenishment of club equipment and kit £725

    Staff training £775

    Top up swimming £900

    Table Tennis £2210

    Minibus running costs x 1 £8,568


    Sports Premium spent 2022/23 £22,901

    £21,810 Sports Premium + £1,091 school budget

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