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Pupil Premium Grant

Pupil Premium is an amount of money allocated to schools and academies to support specific children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement, including pupils who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years, those looked after by the local authority and children of armed service personnel. Schools and Academies are able to decide how best to spend this money to enhance learning and give targeted support to boost achievement and attainment. They must however be accountable for how the money is spent in providing this support. The academy receives £1320 for each eligile pupil.

From September 2012, all schools and academies are required to report the amount of funding received and how they have use and intend to use future pupil premium money.

Pupil Premium Funding 2016-17     £123, 861

How we have used our funding:

Funding of an additional qualified teacher to facilitate smaller class sizes in upper KS2 and allow for more personalised learning.

Funding of 0.5 teacher to provide targetted support within KS1

Funding of HLTA to provide targetted support within KS1

Specific small group and individual work with teaching assistants under the direction of the class teacher.

Subsidised educational and residential visits.

Release time for teachers to undertake termly personalised learning/pupil progress  meetings with pupils from Yrs1-6.

Subsidised extra-curricular after-school clubs eg. gymnastics, martial arts and performing arts.

Professional emotional counselling for pupils. (Mentis Therapy)

Acquisition of dedicated maths and literacy resources to support teaching and learning

Additional teaching assistant employed to support FS2 pupils with, specific SEN and social and emotional issues.

Partial funding of Learning Mentor to support the social and emotional development of pupils

Pupil Premium Funding 2017-18     £133, 601

How we have used our funding:

Funding of an additional qualified teacher to facilitate smaller class sizes in KS1 and allow for more personalised learning.

Funding of 0.5 teacher to provide targetted support within Yr2

Funding of an additional teacher 0.5 within Yr3/Yr4

Funding of dedicated teaching assistant in year 3 to support pupils with SEND needs

Subsidised educational and residential visits.

Release time for teachers to undertake termly personalised learning/pupil progress  meetings with pupils from Yrs1-6.

Subsidised extra-curricular after-school clubs eg. gymnastics, martial arts and performing arts.

Professional emotional counselling for pupils. (Mentis Therapy)

Bespoke speech and language therapist one day a week (split with SEN budget)

Acquisition of dedicated maths and literacy resources to support teaching and learning

Additional teaching assistant employed to support FS2 pupils with, specific SEN and social and emotional issues.

Funded home/academy online resources.

Partial funding of Learning Mentor to support the social, emotional, wellbeing development of pupils

Annual funding of assessment / tracking software (OTrack)

Pupil Premium Funding 2018-19       £158,893

How we will use our funding:

  • To reduce Key Stage 1 class sizes to support effective teaching and learning
  • To fund dedicated TAs to deliver bespoke intervention programmes.
  • To provide individual specialist councelling sessions for pupils in need
  • To fund one of the Academy Wellbeing Mentors who is avaiable to pupils and families who need support or who are experiencing a time of crisis
  • To maintain an effective whole academy tracking system (OTrack)
  • To subsidise a variety of musical enrichment opportunities eg: 1:1 and small group instrumental lessons, wolrd music experiences and whole class instrumental lessons
  • To subsidise class trips, enrichment visitors and residential visitis
  • To fund our daily Breakfast Club
  • To fund activities and staff linked to positive mental health and well-being
  • To provide new books to supplement the academy library
  • To provide SATs revision materials for our Year 6 pupils
  • To fund the role out of 'Jigsaw' PHSE scheme across the academy
  • To fund our engagement in LA 'Healthy Places' programme

File icon: pdf Pupil Premium Strategy 2017-18 [pdf 83KB] Click to download
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