Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium 2017/2018

The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is an allocation of funding provided to schools to support children who may be vulnerable to underachievement. The PPG for 2017/2018 was as follows:

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM £1320 per pupil

Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order (Post Looked after Children) £1900 per pupil.

Extract DFE ‘Pupil premium : conditions of grant Terms on which PPG is allocated to schools’

The grant may be spent in the following ways:

  • for the purposes of the school i.e. for the educational benefit of pupils registered at that school
  • for the benefit of pupils registered at other maintained schools or academies
  • on community facilities e.g. services whose provision furthers any charitable purpose for the benefit of pupils at the school or their families, or people who live or work in the locality in which the school is situated

The grant does not have to be completely spent by schools in the financial year beginning 1 April  some or all of it may be carried forward to future financial years.

In 2017/2018 £15680.00 Pupil Premium Grant (including Post LAC) was received. This was used to provide opportunities through intervention programs and other activities which enhance children’s learning experience, well being and life chances.

We used this to enhance the following areas:

Area

Description

Raising Standards

To narrow the gap between lower attaining and middle attaining pupils in Maths, Reading and Writing  (e.g. those not working at age related expectations), whilst maintaining and stretching higher attaining pupils.

Whole school provision map

Interventions

To embed interventions as an effective programme in meeting pupils learning, emotional, social and behavioural needs

Support and train teachers and teaching assistants in techniques to manage pupil behaviour and close the gap in learning skills.

 

To achieve excellence in sport

To raise confidence and self-esteem of  KS1 and KS2 children.

Programmes and Booster Groups

To identify and narrow the gap in specific learning objectives

Music tuition

Peripatetic music lessons in school giving an opportunity, not otherwise available, for a child to learn an instrument

School Trips

Enhance wider educational opportunities.

Transport

Contribution to allow PP children to attend o.o.h sports provision.

NCC free school meal costs.

Promote wellbeing and health.

Cool milk  free milk costs

Promote wellbeing and health.

Closing the Gap

Five of the seven children for whom Pupil Premium (including Post LAC Funding) is received are achieving Age Related Expectations or higher.

Two of the seven children for whom Pupil Premium (including post LAC Funding) is received are below Age Related Expectations. They are receiving extra interventions and SEN Assessments. 

Pupil Premium Funding 2018/19

In the academic year 2018/2019 we will receive  £15680 Pupil Premium Funding,, including Post LAC (£1320 per child Pupil Premium and £2300 per child Post LAC) .  Pupil Premium Funding It will be used to provide opportunities through interventions and other activities that enhance the children's learning experience, well being and life chances.