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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

Pupil Premium

 

The Pupil Premium is funding in addition to the school's budget. Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding to best support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils. In 2017/18 the school received £59,004 in Pupil Premium allocations. 

 

In 2017/18 the Pupil Premium was used in a variety of ways. These included:

  • Additional TA support to deliver personalised intervention programmes and work with groups of children developing specific skills and attributes, such as phonics, reading, speaking and listening, confidence and self-esteem;

  • Employing outside providers to support vulnerable children with personalised programmes such as play therapy or counselling;

  • Employing an Educational Psychologist work alongside the SENCO to assess and support children with SEN who are in receipt of additional funding;

  • Employing a Learning Mentor to support vulnerable children and families;
  • Enabling pupils to participate in school residential holidays and educational trips.

 

Examples of impact in 2017/18 include:

  • Identified pupils made at least expected progress, with some exceeding their school targets.
  • The Learning Mentor plays a crucial role in supporting all children (including those with Pupil Premium funding) and their families.
  • The work of the Learning Mentor and teaching assistants, in support of class teachers, ensures that behaviour, including behaviour for learning, is outstanding.

 

The school plans to continue with these strategies during 2018/19, for which they will receive £68,680.

 

The following information shows the progress made by children with Pupil Premium funding, compared to other children, within school and nationally.

 

 

 

Disadvantaged Pupils (school)

6 children

Disadvantaged Pupils (nationally)

All Pupils (school)

58 children

All Pupils

(nationally)

Reading

Expected Standard

60%

64.3%

84.5%

75%

Higher Score

 

0%

17.8%

32.8%

28%

Writing

Expected Standard

50%

68.3%

79.3%

78%

Greater Depth

 

0%

11.5%

13.8%

20%

Maths

Expected Standard

66.7%

64.0%

84.5%

75%

Higher Score

 

0%

13.7%

37.9%

24%


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