Stacey Howard is a specialist teacher (supporting SEND children in mainstream PE) at Holy Family School, Carlton, Yorkshire, and is the winner of Sky Sports Living for Sport Teacher of the Year Award.
In April 2013, the Government announced new funding of £150 million for Physical Education and sport. This funding should be used to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The typical Primary school receives on average £9,250 a year and, schools have been very creative in which they have effectively used the funding. Initially Ofsted offered schools some examples on good use of the money, including:
There is a sport for everyone; that’s my strong belief. But reaching students who seem to have no interest in sport, or who are clearly disillusioned by PE at school, is nevertheless a challenge that requires real energy and innovation.