Home Page PTFA

Great Abington Primary School

Sports Premium

School Context

Sport and PE are a central pillar in our curriculum and enrichment offer for the pupils of Great Abington Primary School. Despite being a small school in 2018 we employed a full time sports assistant to support the leadership team in driving and sustaining improvement in PE and sports. We are extremely proud of our Gold Award for School Sports - our 5th in a row!

How much Sports Premium did Great Abington receive?

  • The school received £17,162 for the 2020 - 2021 reporting period


How has the Sports Premium been spent?

  • Employing a full time sports assistant
  • Membership of the South Cambridgeshire School Sports Partnership
    • Access to events | Staff development | Advice and Guidance
  • Teacher training
  • Transportation for specific events such as Cross Country


The impact the school has seen on pupils’ PE, physical activity, and sport participation and attainment

  • Targeted girls team sports - specifically football, netball and rugby
  • Targeted EYFS pupils who did not achieve a good level of development in physical development
  • Achieved the School Games Sports Mark at Gold standard
  • Participation in school based and local competition
  • Hosted a Cluster Fun Run event
  • Updated equipment


How the improvements will be sustainable in the future?

  • Teacher feedback positive on impact on their knowledge, skills and understanding of the PE curriculum
  • Annual sport development plan monitored by Governors
  • Sports Assistant is a permanent member of staff
  • Additional community work with the parish recreation committee


Percentage of pupils within our 2020 - 2021 year 6 cohort who met the national curriculum requirement to:

  • Swim competently, confidently, and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
    • 95% of our 2020 - 2021 Year 6 cohort 
  • Use a range of strokes effectively
    • 95% of our 2020 - 2021 Year 6 cohort 
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
    • 95% of our 2020 - 2021 Year 6 cohort