The primary PE and sport premium 2019 to 2020 (“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 2019 to 2020. 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 2019 to 2020 academic year is paid in 2 instalments from the Secretary of State to the authority as follows:
|Financial year||2019 to 2020 academic year||Payment date|
|2019 to 2020||September 2019 to March 2020||30 October 2019|
|2020 to 2021||April to August 2020||30 April 2020|
Excerpt from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pe-and-sport-premium-conditions-of-grant-2019-to-2020/pe-and-sport-premium-conditions-of-grant-2019-to-2020-local-authorities-and-maintained-schools