PE Grant for 2020/21

The amount of premium received:

PE Grant allocation of £17,670.


Full breakdown of how this money will be spent:

This grant contributes to:

  1. Development of active playgrounds; introducing a new running track and professional development, with the refills of two PlayPods
  2. Introducing new sports; squash, 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, running track, PlayPod and professional development £13,280
Squash coaching £300
Tennis coaching £1,260
Swimming top up £1,539
Dance lessons £1,500



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 2019/20. We are also extremely proud to have achieved the School Games Platinum Award. From Wiltshire County level competitions we currently rank:

2019/20 2018/19 2017/18
  • 1st Girls’ Football
  • 1st Kurling SEN
  • 1st Netball
  • 3rd Girls Football
  • 5th Boys’ Football
  • 7th Netball
  • 8th Netball
  • 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: 24/30
  • Use a range of strokes effectively: 25/30
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations: 27/30

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