Physical activity has numerous benefits for children and young people’s physical health, as well as their mental wellbeing (increasing self-esteem and emotional wellbeing, and lowering anxiety and depression). Children who are physically active are happier, more resilient and more trusting of their peers. Ensuring that pupils have access to sufficient daily activity can also have wider benefits for pupils and schools, improving behaviour as well as enhancing academic achievement.
At Stamford Park Primary School, we use the PE and Sport Premium funding to develop and add to our PE offer, as well as to increase our capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now are sustainable going forwards.
Below is our report for 2022 / 2023, detailing how we have spent our PE and Sport Premium funding for the previous academic year: