Primary PE and Sport
Swimming Competency


As of April 2018, 85 out of the 90 pupils in our 2017-2018 year 6 cohort could do each of the following:

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

Figures for our 2018-19 year 6 cohort will be updated in due course.



Ridgeway Primary School and Nursery

Primary PE and Sport Premium Grant Report

Actual Spend: 2017-18


Total Grant Received

(September 2017 – August   2018)


Planned Total Expenditure

(September 2017 – August   2018)


Total Expenditure

(September 2017- August 2018)





Item/ Project




Sustainability/ Next steps


Croydon Sports Partnership 2017 - 2018


  • -To access borough competitions run   through the Croydon SSP. To participate in additional competitions, including   bespoke sports festivals for KS1 and KS2 pupils.
  • -To receive advice on co-ordination of   external coaching; assistance in identifying suitable coaches or   organisations, and quality assurance through the SSP.
  • -To access staff support   for PE teaching including timetabled team teaching and bespoke whole school CPD training.
  • -To receive assistance and advice with curriculum planning and assessment for PE.
  • -To liaise with secondary schools through the CSSP network. To share good practice between schools and networking   opportunities including PE Team Leader meetings.
  • -Developing Young Leaders.


  • - Improved links between schools. 
  • -Opportunities for children to participate in new sports (e.g. athletics events and specialised equipment).  Larger scale competitions were possible.
  • -Whole school staff training by a CSSP qualified coach on teaching Dance and Flexibility for Fitness. Teachers more confident in delivering high quality Dance lessons, benefitting pupils from increased expertise.
  • -CSSP coach team teaching with teachers from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 supporting the delivery of high quality RealPE lessons.  

-Level 0 competition introduced within KS2 to enhance and encourage all pupil participation. Personal best recording sheets kept on record.

  • -Advice from CSSP coach (ongoing) has helped PE leaders reflect on more thorough planning and high quality lessons.
  • -Plan to train approximately 40 children from the new year 5 cohort as Young Leaders (summer term).
  • -RealPE training for PE leader.
  • -Initial one day training for Real GYM for PE leader to explore a potential new programme.
  • -Secondary aged children to support organisation and running of enrichment sports festival for 30 Pupil Premium children across the school to increase participation in sports.

-Maintain positive links with schools   and continue with events/festival/competitions.

  • -Children are more likely to take up/pursue new sports/activities.
  • -RealPE programmes continued to be used for EY and   KS1.
  • -Dissemination of expertise from staff with more personal coaching to be   shared with all staff - support offered as required. 
  • - PE leaders to monitor delivery of lessons to ensure consistency.
  • -PE leaders monitoring planning and   delivery closely and reviewing existing plans (ongoing).
  • -Young Leaders to support younger   children with sports events (e.g. sports morning).  Continue to train Young Leaders on an   annual basis (considering which year group are best suited for this).
  • -PE leader using RealPE training to support other staff in the Early Years and KS1 to develop confidence and the delivery of high quality lessons.

- Explore possibility of Enrichment Festival being run on an annual basis with secondary support.

-In Level 0 competition, children are now competing to improve their personal best as an on-going competition.


KS1/ KS2 Dance Club

(External coaches)


-To create opportunities for children to participate in after school activities.

-High quality dance sessions from an experienced dance teacher.

-Children experienced performing a rehearsed dance piece in front of a large audience at the Croydon Schools Dance Festival.

- Plan to offer this opportunity on an annual basis.


RealPE Sports Equipment


  • -Purchase equipment to enhance the teaching of RealPE lessons.
  • -Children have increased opportunities for being active and developing skills related to sports.
  • -Quality resources enable high quality teaching and learning in KS1 RealPE and KS2 Level 0 competition.
  • -Children are more active and healthier through regular exercise.
  • -Resources can be used by children across all age ranges in current and future years.


Donation towards hall screens


-Purchase of screen to enhance and support the teaching of RealPE lessons and flexibility for fitness lessons.

-To extend the opportunities of teaching PE lessons.

-Supporting the teaching of high quality PE lessons within KS1 and KS2 through the use of instructional videos (e.g. RealPE), modelling examples in dance/fitness, sharing performances.

-New equipment will offer new opportunities and support the teaching of PE for future years.

-Children will be motivated and stimulated by multi-media technology and sharing on screen.


Year 5 Fit for Life


-To understand the effects of lifestyle choices on health and well-being.

  • -To work in teams through a number of   tasks and challenges.
  • -To understand the benefits of exercise and a wider appreciation of alternative active pursuits.

-To understand the importance of   making healthy lifestyle choices.

  • -Workshop enhanced the new year 5 cohort’s learning about the human body (spring context).
  • -Children participated in high energy, aerobic activities and learned about how these activities were good for health and fitness.


-Children take forward into life an   increased awareness and understanding of healthy living, including the benefits of exercise and healthy eating.


Staff release for training


-To improve the quality of teaching   and learning within core skills (e.g. balance, agility etc) for EY and KS1   pupils

-Teachers more confident in delivering high quality RealPE lessons, benefitting pupils from increased   expertise.  Core skills more evident and developed.

-Staff trained can deliver in school training for RealPE and support other teachers to ensure consistency of teaching high quality PE lessons.

-Children will have more finely honed   core skills for future PE lessons, including games in KS2 and external sports clubs/ participation.


Imoves program


-To develop active classrooms through regular active bursts throughout the school day.


-Children participating in 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day.

- A resource accessible for KS1 and KS2 teachers with videos and activity ideas.

-Daily 15-minute activity blasts will help pupils focus on learning.

-Mindfulness sessions to support well-being.

-Active classroom lessons injecting activity in lessons from literacy to science.

-Full PE curriculum promoting physical literacy.

-Initial idea to encourage active classrooms.

-Currently researching ideas to support active classrooms for September 2018.

Sports equipment for Reception


-To develop physical development in the Early Years.

-Higher levels of engagement and participation through the use of different equipment.

  • -Children are more active and healthier through regular exercise.
  • -Skills relevant for gross and fine motor skill development.
  • -Resources can be used by children across all three classes.

KS1 Trim Trail (contribution)


-To develop and support physical development in KS1.

-A greater range of physical development opportunities for KS1 children.

  • - Children are more active and healthier through regular exercise.
  • -Skills relevant for gross and fine motor skill development.
  • -Resources can be used by children across all 9 classes.

Enrichment sports festival staff release


-To create links with local senior schools within the Croydon Sports Partnership.

- To offer wider opportunities for all children in our school.

-Higher participation in sport for 30 Pupil Premium.

-To improve outcomes for Pupil Premium children (as per School Development Plan)

-To motivate and inspire disadvantaged children to get more active

Gymnastics equipment and flexibility for fitness mats


-To enhance the teaching of gymnastics and flexibility for fitness.

-A greater range of physical development opportunities for all children.

-Development of key skills for gymnastics and use of equipment.

New KS1 Wall Bars


-To improve the quality of KS1 PE lessons

-A greater range of agility and physical development activities for KS1 children

-Wall bars will be there for future generations to use

Sports equipment and resources for KS2


-To improve the range and quality of resources available for the teaching and learning of PE in KS2

-Improved range of resources and equipment will improve children’s access to high quality lessons and engage them more readily in lessons.

-Equipment will be available for future generations to use.

Whole school summer sports equipment


-To enhance and support the teaching of PE across the school.

-A greater range of physical development and sports opportunities for all children (e.g. athletics track)

-Development of athletic skills.

Croydon Schools Athletics Association  affiliation fee


-To participate in local sports competitions.

-Higher participation in local sports competitions.

-To be able to participate in local events annually.