PE Grant for 2019/20

The amount of premium received:

PE Grant allocation of £17,716.

Full breakdown of how this money will be spent:

This grant contributes to:

  1. Development of active playgrounds and professional development with the introduction of two PlayPods
  2. Introducing new sports; tennis and dance, as well as top up swimming for those children who were unable to swim 25m by the end of Year 3
Active playgrounds, PlayPod and professional development £13,400
Squash coaching £300
Tennis coaching £1,260
Swimming top up £856
Dance lessons £1,900


Impact the school has seen on pupils’ PE & sport participation and attainment:

Ramsbury has once again won the Top Performing Primary School in Wiltshire & Swindon in Sport for 2018/19 and we have also won the Wiltshire Sports Award’s – Schools’ Participation Award for 2017/18. We are also extremely proud to have achieved the School Games Platinum Award. From Wiltshire County level competitions we currently rank:



1st Tri-Golf
3rd Quad Kids
1st Hockey
3rd Tennis
5th Netball
7th Swimming
4th Orienteering
1st Tri-Golf
1st Quad Kids
1st Hockey
2nd Tennis
4th Girls’ Football
5th Netball
5th Swimming
7th Orienteering

How the improvements will be sustainable in the future:

Our consistent approach ensures that we continue to improve our pupils’ sporting achievements each year that they are attend our school, giving them the best possible chance to develop a lifelong passion for PE & sport. We have been the top performing primary school in Swindon and Wiltshire for the past five years and aim to retain our title every year.

How many pupils within Year 6 can do each of the following:

  • Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres: 26/29
  • Use a range of strokes effectively: 26/29
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations: 29/29

The positive impact that sport has on attainment is evidenced in a recent paper published by the Education Endowment Foundation.