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Sports Premium Funding 2020-21

Total allocation £19,650 (Period September 2020 – August 2021)

In 2019/20, our Sports Premium funding supported the development of sports and PE for one academic year. (Our total allocation was £19,500)

 Our main targets were:

  • To train the new PE co-ordinator to ensure good practice is maintained
  • Train 1 member of staff as a qualified swimming teacher
  • Continue to explore and expand links with other sports partnerships and sports clubs to encourage participation in afterschool competitions
  • Continue to support intensive swimming 1-1 lessons so that numbers of children achieving 25 meters by the end of year 6 rises.
  • Develop range of afterschool clubs
  • Provide a school football pitch
  • Develop active playgrounds in EYFS
  • Continue to support out of hours leadership skills and sporting holiday clubs – focussed on children who lack opportunities for outdoor play/sports

Funding Allocation

 In order to achieve our aims funding was allocated accordingly:

  • Afterschool sport clubs to include football, gymnastics, netball, rugby, ballet, yoga and multi-skills - £1,250.00
  • Extra cost of intensive swimming lessons - £3,392.00
  • Membership of sports partnership £180.00
  • Development of individual leadership skills through part funding residential Leadership Challenge Programme - £2,125.00
  • Development of active playgrounds including a new football pitch - £1,970.36
  • Training for our PE Co-ordinator - £254.00
  • Support for inter school competitions - £954.20


  • High quality PE teaching across the school supported by the PE lead teacher (sustainable)
  • High quality intensive teaching programme (sustainable)
  • 120 children attended after school sporting clubs (sustainable)
  • 60 children attended out of school competitions – one of which was run by the school itself. The school won the boys Aston School football competition
  • Rise in numbers of children able to swim 5m, 10m and 25m in years 4 & 5 (sustainable)
  • Activity in playgrounds improved by the provision of active equipment (sustainable)
  • School facilities improved by development of a football pitch with up to 40 children/day taking part in lunchtime football club (Ages 6-11) (sustainable)
  • 95 Children took part in residential sporting leadership program over a period of 3 days
  • Within Year 6 – 58% of children can swim 25m, 58% can use a range of strokes effectively, 15% can perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations.


(£10,328.64 to be carried forward this funding had been allocated in the following way

  • Extensive swimming support - £3,392.00
  • PE Co-ordinator release time/support - £200.00
  • Sporting holiday clubs April/July, part funding 5 days leadership support programme - £6,600.00
  • Active playground equipment - £136.64)

These allocations were not spent due to closure for Covid-19 and will therefore be carried forward.

Targets for 2020-2021

This year our targets for Sports funding aim to build upon the work achieved last year and ensure sustainability of sports and PE

Our main targets are:

  • To continue to provide high quality PE despite Covid-19 restrictions
  • Improve active playgrounds particularly in EYFS
  • To review, evaluate and update current provision and devise new CPD to raise teacher confidence resulting in higher standards for all
  • Widen the range of sports taught and participation in these
  • Provide sporting holiday clubs and team leadership skills 
  • Raise the % of children who can swim 25m by the end of year 6