In 2011-12 the Government launched its Pupil Premium funding. This money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM).
From 2012-13, it has been expanded to include all children who have been eligible for FSM within the last 6 years. This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially. In 2015 -16 the school recived £23940 of Pupil Premium Funding.
Teaching Assistant support for PP children within the classroom and delivery of individual strategies such as Precision Teaching and Better Reading Partners.
|To help children reach their full potential in Numeracy and Literacy. ||At the end of KS1 all PP made at last expected progress in reading and maths. |
|Funding places on school trips |
To enhance the curriculum, ensure the children are able to participate and to give children the opportunity to experience new and challenging activities.
|All children enabled to participate in school trips and visits, including the Y6 residential visit.|
|Provision of school uniform items|
To aid inclusion and support the child's well-being.
|New uniform supplied for individuals.|
|Funding extra- curricular activities|
(in and out of school)
|To ensure the children are able to participate and to give children the opportunity to experience new and challenging activities.||Music lessons provided for those children whose family requested them. Enabled children to participate in school music events and learn to play an instrument.|
|Resources in KS1 –specific resources to support the teaching of Literacy.||To help children to reach their full potential in Literacy.||At the end of KS1 all PP children achieved at least national expectations in reading and writing.|
|Staff training – Phonics and Numicon||To develop staff expertise in specific strategies and materials.||100% of PP children passed the Phonics screening check at Y1.|