Pupil Premium, Sports Grant and Swimming

All schools receive funding called Pupil Premium, which relates to the number of pupils on Free School Meals, in order to narrow the gap towards national expectations and give all students the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Although all students in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 now get Universal Free School Meals, schools only receive the Pupil Premium funding if parents or carers are registered for Free School Meals. Please ask at the office for advice.

Pupil Premium

For the year 2020-21, all schools in England received £1,345 per eligible student. During this academic year, they include: students currently on Free School Meals (FSM), students who have received FSM within the last 6 years (Ever6), students who are looked after (CLA) and children of service personnel.

Further details can be found via the following linked document in the attachments below.

Sports Grant

The Government’s vision for PE and school sport, supported by the national partners is:

"All pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport."

The funding is being jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary school to spend on improving the quality of sport and PE for all their students. The government has provided double funding for 2020-2021.

Further details can be found via the attachments below.

Swimming

The government requires schools to report on the number of students, in Year 6, who met the national swimming requirements. At Dixons Manningham we teach swimming in Year 3, 55% of our Y6 pupils met the requirement, when they went swimming in 2016-2017 (Y6 in 2019-2020).

National Curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety:

  • 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.

Ready to Succeed?

Join Our Team View Our Impact

If you need to get in touch with us, please use our contact page.

Latest Tweets

Twitter

Amazing DT skills by Y6! https://t.co/X1SnToT6la
8:14pm 15.10.2021

Twitter

RT @dixonsmn_pc: An incredibly suspenseful first draft inspired with knowledge from our lessons about Romans this term. Wonderful to see a…
6:49am 14.10.2021

Twitter

RT @dmn_y3: Great music session today with Year 3. Y3 Nepal here, learning and teaching each other their first guitar chords. @dixonsmnp @y
6:48am 14.10.2021

Twitter

RT @dixonsmn_pc: Making the most of the last few days of dry, sunny weather. #Unity @dixonsmnp https://t.co/CXv3ZJU7yV
9:17pm 11.10.2021