In 2018 -19, Anson Primary school was awarded £16,900 in order to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision and developing healthy lifestyles.


The Grant was used as follows:


  • Professional development of our staff using specialist PE teachers to provide high quality intervention and work alongside our staff to increase their subject knowledge and confidence in PE. £8,380
  • A wide range of physical after-school activities will be offered to pupils throughout the year with no charge. This will cost £2,280 for the year
  • Increase in swimming provision - £3,500
  • New lunchtime sport opportunities for pupils were introduced at a cost of £2,740.



Responses show that pupils across the school have a good have knowledge of Healthy Lifestyles and skills in a variety of sports have improved with intervention activities. A baseline fitness tracker across the school showed over 90% of pupils having a good level of fitness. Pupil attendance at an associated after-school activity last year was 89%. The school has also been able to compete in several inter-school competitions, including football, cross-country and athletics. In 2018/19, 100% of Year 6 pupils achieved the required KS2 swimming standard.



In 2019-20, Anson Primary school expects to be awarded a further £16,900 in order to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision and to continue developing healthy lifestyles.


It is intended to use this grant to widen the opportunities for pupils with repeated specialist PE intervention at an estimated cost of £8,400


Continued after-school provision is expected to cost £2,280


Increasing staffing costs and transport to more inter-school competition is expected to cost £2,720


The increase in swimming provision for all pupils to achieve KS2 standard will also continue to be supported at a continued cost of £3,500.