The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current inequalities, by supporting the more disadvantaged pupils to ensure that they benefit from and have access to the same opportunities as all the other children.
Allocation in 2016/17 is £23,760 a full evaluation can be found by clicking here
How we intend to spend the money this academic year:-
Additional Teaching Assistant support
Small Group Support & Booster groups
Academic Support including 1:1 tuition and assessments
Reduction in selected school trips by 50%
Reduction in annual Residential Visits by 80%
A Free School Uniform Allowance
Free KS2 Fruit tuck every day
Additional Swimming sessions in KS2
New IT equipment
Classroom specialised resources
We have also been running some innovative projects to provide extra support for our parents and provide family pastoral care. Including our Learning Alongside Phonics project.
The Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body monitor the impact of all spending and interventions, including the pupil premium.
Information data on the achievement of our pupils can be found on the schools performance tables at http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance