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Primary PE and Sport Premium - Best Practice and Initiatives across the 5 Key Indicators

Schools must use the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer. There are 5 key indicators that schools should expect to see improvement across. A range of best practise examples and initiatives that Black Country Primary and Special schools are adopting, including the approach and actions undertaken, cost implications, evidence and impact on the school and young people as well as the future steps, plans and sustainability can be found by clicking on the indicators below or using the search facility to view a wide range of initiatives.

Key Indicator 1

The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity - Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school

Key Indicator 2

The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement

Key Indicator 3

Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

Key Indicator 4

Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

Key Indicator 5

Increased participation in competitive sport


This area contains approaches of how schools are meeting the national curriculum swimming requirements. (NC)

Further examples are also provided for additional provision for swimming and water safety funded through the Primary PE and Sport Premium. (PPSP)

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This page has been designed to showcase and share practice and initiatives from schools across the Black Country. The initiatives and case studies have been developed as part of commissioned research into use of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding between February 2018 and September 2018. The responsibility for quality assurance of products, services and programmes detailed rests with the schools.

Submit an Initiative

If you would like to submit an initiative of best practice for inclusion in this database, you can download a copy of the template here. Please note any submissions will be subject to quality assurance and approval before being uploaded.


If you have any questions regarding this database, or would like to submit an initiative, or would like to check the suitability of your project for inclusion please email Tim Aldred (

This research and search facility has been developed with support from Black Country Primary Schools, Walsall MBC, Black Country SGO’s, afPE, Youth Sport Trust, Dudley Association of Governing Bodies and a number of private providers. 


Timely data and learnings in relation to physical activity and sport in the Black Country and the added value we can offer.

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