Each academic year the Department for Education allocate a sum of money to ensure 'ALL pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, swimming sessions (which would normally take place during summer term) were not able to be delivered. The following data is for the 2019-20 cohort when they completed their initial swimming sessions in Year 4. Historically, we have seen a much larger number of children reach the requirements following the additional sessions in the summer term of Year 6 (2018-19: 90% and 80%).
KS2 National Curriculum Swimming Requirements: