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Pupil Premium

What is it?
The pupil premium is funding allocated to schools for the specific purpose of boosting the attainment of pupils from low-income families. Funding is based on children who have registered for a free school meal at any point in the last 6 years, children that have been in care for more than six months and children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

Why has it been introduced?
The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) and their wealthier peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most. Whilst schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit we are required to publish online information about how we have used the Premium.

 

For more detailed information please see our Pupil Premium Plan 2019-20

Total amount of PPG received     £211,200

Nature of support  

9%    Improving T&L (training and support)

57%    Learning support and intervention 

10%    Curriculum enrichment

24%    Focus on families and support 

Overall Aims 

 

1. To secure quality first teaching and further develop the use of AFL and questioning

2. Develop language and comprehension skills in order to improve rates of progress to narrow 

the gap for those PP pupils not on track to achieve Expected Standard 

3. Develop reasoning and arithmetic skills to help more PP children make better progress in maths to support raising attainment 

4. To continue to develop the school curriculum and provide learning opportunities in ‘real life’ 

contexts to help improve progress, raise aspirations and attainment  

5. Embed Kagan Co-op Learning structures to support school priorities (collaborative 

learning is one of the top five factors in improving learning according to the research of John Hattie and Visible 

Learning) 

6. To provide visits and experiences to enrich children’s language and understanding of the world 

7. To offer extended school support eg, after school clubs, breakfast club etc  

8. To provide support and encouragement to parents in order that they engage with school and 

support their children’s learning 

9. To develop the iSPARKLE Curriculum in order to raise aspirations 

Success Criteria:  By the end of 2020
 

1. Identified HA PP children achieve GDS in Maths and Reading in each year group

2. PP children without significant identified needs make at least expected progress in Reading and Writing

2.1 Further improve the percentage of Year 1 pupils passing the Y1 Phonics screening in order to close

the gap on the national standard

3. PP children without significant identified needs make at least expected progress in Maths

4. PP children demonstrate confidence as learners as seen through their self-evaluation of school key learner attributes

5. Children can talk confidently about the school during pupil interviews and all Year 5 PP children (without significant identified needs) will pass their ESB exam

6. Number of PP children going on residential trips in Year 4 and 6 is at least 90%

7. To raise PP attendance to at least 96%

8. Attendance at Parents’ evening is maintained at above 90% and feedback from parents remains positive

 

For documents relating to the Pupil Premium Plan, please see below:

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