The primary PE and sport premium 2021 to 2022 (“the premium”) will be paid by the Secretary of State for Education (“Secretary of State”) to the local authority (“authority”), as a grant under section 14 of the Education Act 2002.
In accordance with section 16 of that Act, the Secretary of State lays down the following terms and conditions on which financial assistance is given in relation to the premium payable for the academic year 2021 to 2022. The authority is required to distribute the premium to maintained schools only (including pupil referral units and hospital schools, but excluding maintained nursery schools).
The premium for the 2021 to 2022 academic year is paid in 2 instalments from the Secretary of State to the authority as follows:
If you are a new maintained school or if you are teaching eligible pupils for the first time in the 2021 to 2022 academic year, local authorities receive:
Excerpt from https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pe-and-sport-premium-for-primary-schools