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Sports Premium and Swimming Impact Report 2020-21

The Sports Grant is given to school to promote physical education and competitive sport. This is a report on how we intended to spend  the grant in 2020/21 and its impact on the school. This report is also available to download. 


Overview of the school:

Number of Pupils and total Sports Grant received
Total number of pupils on roll             388
Total amount of Sports Grant received      £ 19,909


The report gives information on swimming data and the percentage of Year 6 pupils who can competently, confidently and proficiently swim a distance of at least 25 metres. It also reports on the percentage of pupils who can use a range of strokes and perform safe self-rescue procedures in different water based situations.

Curriculum Focus of Sports Grant Report 2020-21


The report is divided into five key indicators:


  • the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
  • the profile of PESSPA being raised across the school for whole school improvement
  • increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and Sport
  • broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  • increased participation in competitive sport


The full report with details of intent, implementation and impact can be downloaded below. The report also comments on sustainability and next steps for academic year 2021-22.