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 2019-20, the school received £59,620 in Pupil Premium allocations.
In 2019/20 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;
Examples of impact in 2019/20 include:
The school plans to continue with these strategies during 2020/21, for which they will receive £56,490. This strategy will be reviewed termly.
Summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils at Torrisholme
In 2020-21, out of 414 pupils, 42 are eligible for Pupil Premium.
There is no end of Key Stage data available for 2019/20 because statutory assessments did not take place and children were learning remotely.