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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 and the 2021/22 report with (impact to date) can be downloaded below. 


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 reports also 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


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 reports for 2020/21 with details of intent, implementation and impact can be downloaded below. The report also comments on sustainability and next steps for the next academic year. The report for 2021/22, sets out the school's intent, implementation and impact and sustainability to date. (December 2021)