This statistical release presents the cost per participant of the School Games.
More specifically the average public sector cost per eligible student at schools participating in the School Games for 2011-12.
The headline statistic will be used as an input indicator1 to measure the performance of the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). Input indicators show what is being ‘bought’ with public money, i.e. the resources being invested into delivering the results that DCMS and partners are aiming to achieve.
The release provides detail on the calculation and the component parts. It details the schools participating in the School Games, the students at these schools and the public sector finances allocated to the School Games.