Primary schools urged not to waste £320million physical education funding opportunity

Originally published May 17, 2019 in The Telegraph.

By Jeremy Wilson

Primary schools have been urged to maximise a collective £320 million opportunity to improve the provision of physical education and sport amid significant concerns that funding is not being universally used to create a long-term legacy.

Both the Youth Sports Trust and the Association for Physical Education welcomed recent communication from policy officials at the Department for Education that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue at its current doubled rate for the 2019/20 academic year, but there are also calls for the opportunity not to be wasted. Read More