The Government, through the Department for Education, invests £6.3m per year to primary schools in Tyne & Wear to improve PE and school sport. Tyne & Wear Sport have been commissioned by Sport England to help strengthen the links between primary schools and those organisations working in sport both locally and nationally, including local authorities, external sport providers, the Youth Sport Trust (YST) and the Association for Physical Education (afPE). Key to this task is working with those primary schools that want or need help to make the most effective use of the additional funding and available support.

Please scroll down or use these links to find out more about the Primary PE and Sport Premium:

We also offer:

  • planning and support for the delivery of training to school staff

  • providing advice and guidance on the use of external, appropriately qualified coaches/volunteers in line withwith recognised standards and good practice

  • supporting schools to participate in the School Games and other relevant programmes

  • providing links to local partners, including community sports clubs

We also work with various local organisations within Tyne & Wear, many of which have offers that will enhance and improve your school's provision. For further information on these local organisations please contact Claire Lee on 0191 4972326 or email

National partners such as the Youth Sport Trust (YST) and Association for Physical Education (afPE) have also put together information and membership offers to support primary schools with their premium funding.  For further information on the YST guidance please click here, and the link to the afPE website can be accessed here.