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PE & Sport Premium

Victoria Academy’s vision is for all pupils to be physically active and to have the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle in both physical activity and sport for now and their future. Here at Victoria we have a strong emphasis on PE and sport with active participation in local community and county competitions alongside non-competitive events. 

The PE & Sport Premium funding allocation for Victoria Academy is £17,910 for the academic year 2022-2023. 

Our objectives with the PE & Sport Premium funding is to continue the delivery of high quality PE, high standards and aspirations for all our pupils against these 5 key indicators:

  • The engagement of all pupils in physical activity – kick starting healthy active lifestyles.
  • Continuing professional development for all school staff to increase confidence, knowledge and skills.
  • To increase the range of extra-curricular PE and Sport clubs with the aim of providing access for all. 
  • To support our non-swimmers with access to weekly swimming lessons.
  • To engage vulnerable, low self-esteem pupils in regular physical activity.

Academic Year 2021 – 2022

PE Sports Premium Funding for the Academic Year 2021 – 2022 was £17,990

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

  • Provided opportunities to learn about healthy relationships, eating, mindfulness and fitness.
  • Raised the quality of outdoor learning by seeking community/ national funding to improve school sporting facilities and the effectiveness of outdoor learning areas.
  • Developed our playtime and lunchtime sports activities – resulting in more active children.
  • Continued to increase participation in competitive gymnastics.
  • Increased confidence of staff to prepare pupils for competition.
  • Raised profile of gymnastics in school, continued to increase confidence, knowledge and skills of staff members in teaching gymnastics and purchased 15 new gym mats to enable safe areas to practice gym sequences for competition.
  • Continued to increase participation in sport.
  • Raised the profile of cricket in school and increased confidence, knowledge and skills of staff members in teaching cricket.
  • Profile of P.E and Sport raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement.
  • Increased participation in competitive sport at lower key stage 2.
  • Engagement of more pupils in regular physical activity.
  • CPD delivered to all teaching staff to support the delivery of a new curriculum.

Victoria Academy PE Action Plan and Funding Impact 2022-2023

Victoria Academy PE Action Plan and Funding Impact 2021-2022

Year 6 class attainment in swimming 2021-2022:

National Curriculum 2014 Standard


To swim competently, confidently and proficiently for at least 25 meters.


To perform a range of strokes effectively


To perform safe self-rescue


Sainsbury’s School Games Mark

We have been awarded ‘The Sainsbury’s School Games Mark’.  This accolade is awarded in recognition for our commitment to the school games, physical education and school sport.  Congratulations to the pupils and staff for their dedication