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Following on from the Budget announcement delivered by the Chancellor, funding commitments to support primary PE teaching and improve the use of school sport facilities has been set out.

The budget document states

“To ensure that children get an active start in life, the government will bring forward an updated School Sport and Activity Action Plan following the Comprehensive Spending Review. Ahead of that, the Budget provides £29 million a year by 2023-24 to support primary school PE teaching and help schools make best use of their sports facilities. The funding will support high quality teacher training and professional development for PE, informed by best practice PE teaching”

AfPE and Youth Sports Trust are seeking clarity from the government departments on the future funding of the Primary PE and Sports Premium and School Games Organiser network.