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 2016-17, the school received £27,740 of Pupil Premium Funding.
Teaching Assistant support for PP children within the classroom and delivery of individual strategies such as Precision Teaching, Better Reading Partners and phonics.
|To help children reach their full potential in Numeracy and Literacy. ||Children able to access the curriculum with their peers and make progress across the academic year. |
|Teaching Assistant support for those children with emotional needs. This may include one to one support or small group work. ||To enable children to cope in the classroom setting and to access the curriculum. ||Children with emotional needs able to cope in the classroom setting and make goood progress. |
|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. All children wear the school uniform. |
|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. This enabled KS2 children to participate in school music events and learn to play an instrument. Tennis lessons and kit for KS2 pupil provided. |
Resources in KS1 –specific resources to support the teaching of Literacy.
Resources in KS2 -Reading. (Y3/4)
|To help children to reach their full potential in Literacy.||At the end of KS1 the very great majority of PP children achieved at least national expectations in reading and writing. All PP children in Year 3 and 4 achieved at least national expectations in reading at the end of the academic year. |
|Staff training – Phonics and Numicon||To develop staff expertise in specific strategies and materials.||Improved staff confidence in the delivery of the Phonics curriculum. The very great majority of children pass the phonics test in Y1. Numicon used to support the teaching of Mathematics across the Key stages. |