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PE  Sports Grant funding

The Government is allocating funding to schools for improving physical education (PE) and sport in schools. This funding is for coaching and improving professional development for staff. In turn this should lead to increased opportunities for children to participate in sport and to represent the school.

Funding for 2016 to 2017


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Funding for 2015 to 2016



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Funding for 2014 to 2015


Richmond Methodist School was allocated £9355 for the academic year 2014/2015.




PE funding to be spent on


  • Continuing to purchase into a Service Level Agreement with Richmond School that includes hiring sports coaches to deliver a variety of sports including football, cricket and dance both during the school day and as an after school club.
  • Purchasing sports equipment including basketball,netballs, skipping ropes and bean bags and sport bibs.
  • Hire two swimming lanes at the local swimming to provide an after school swimming club.
  • Subscribing to the Yorkshire Cricket Board Chance to shine affiliation package.
  • Provide transport to events and competitions including gymnastic and cricket competitions.


PE funding has made a difference by:


  • giving children increased opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities including football, netball, gymnastics, frisbee, cricket, tag rugby, athletics and cross country.
  • Enabling the school to take part in competitions all over the County both in school time and after school hours including weekends.
  • Having increased sport equipment to offer a wide range of sporting activities as possible.
  • Establishing links with local community sports providers including Richmondshire Leisure Trust, Richmond Town football clubs and Richmond Cricket club. This has helped encourage children to participate in sport in and out of school and have a healthy lifestyle.