The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
It is the statutory responsibility of the school to report the amount of the school’s allocation from the Pupil Premium grant(5) in respect of the current academic year; details of how it is intended that the allocation will be spent; details of how the previous academic year’s allocation was spent, and the effect of this expenditure on the educational attainment of those pupils at the school in respect of whom grant funding was allocated.
In the 2015 to 2016 financial year, we received £5800. This money was spent through targeted Teaching Assistant support, largely Mrs Sue Hunt, and targeted teaching from our Inclusion Co-ordinator, Miss Louise Gregory. In the 2016 to 2017 financial year, we have received £5800.
For more details, click here. Our approach for individual Pupil Premium pupils is reviewed termly as part of Pupil Progress meetings and annually in July to review the approach for the coming academic year.
In the 2014-15 financial year, pupil premium funding was £1,300 for each eligible primary-aged pupil.
Funding to support looked-after children was £1,900 for each eligible pupil. Eligibility for funding extended to all children who:
- Have been looked after for 1 day or more
- Were adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005 or left care under:
- A Special Guardianship Order on or after 30 December 2005
- A Residence Order on or after 14 October 1991
In 2014-15, we received £7100. The money was spent largely through targeted Teaching Assistant support and targeted teaching from our Inclusion Co-ordinator, Miss Louise Gregory. A small part of the money was used to enable children to access sports coaching and music tuition in individual cases.
It is not possible to report on the impact on attainment without jeopardising the anonymity of the five pupils eligible.