Manor Fields Primary School

PE and Sports Funding


The Golden Mile is a safe, simple and measurable health & physical activity initiative accessible to all your pupils regardless of age or ability.

We aim to inspire and encourage your school community through physical activity with the focus on fun, rewarding personal achievement, raising money and school competition.

We reinforce the message from the Department of Health that children should engage in regular daily physical activity habits across the week, every week all year round.

The Golden Mile is an ALL YEAR ROUND initiative whereby pupils, staff and families can get involved. Simply walk, jog or run around your Golden Mile track within the safety of the school grounds and then use our downloadable resources to help you upload the number of laps your pupil’s achieve.

Your interactive School and class pages will do the rest and convert laps into Miles and display the pupil’s progress via graphs, league tables.

Sports Funding

The government provides additional, ring-fenced PE and Sports funding that can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

Please click here for full details on our sports funding for 2020/2021

Please click here for full details on our sports funding for 2019/2020.

Please click here for full details on our sports funding for 2018/2019.


Meeting national curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety.

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres?

N.B. Even though your pupils may swim in another year please report on their attainment on leaving primary school at the end of the summer term 2021.

Whilst we were unable to obtain data from school swimming sessions due to Covid, families completed a questionnaire to gauge their children’s participation and confidence. 75% reported that their child can swim with 65% saying their child  can swim 25 metres.

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort use a range of strokes effectively [for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke]?

Please see note above.

% Unable to obtain data due to Covid-19 

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations?

% Unable to obtain data due to Covid-19. However, the Yr 6 residential visit on Exmoor provided the children  with  opportunities to describe  what actions they would take to stay safe near rivers and natural lakes.

Schools can choose to use the Primary PE and sport premium to provide additional provision for swimming but this must be for activity over and above the national curriculum requirements. Have you used it in this way?

Previously, we have used the premium in this way but it was not possible this year. Reinstating this good practice is an aspiration for the next academic year.