Pupil Premium

Pupil premium is additional funding received by schools for each pupil from disadvantaged families or backgrounds who are entitled to free school meals, free school meals (FSM),  who are looked after by the state or who are in service families. Its purpose is to ensure that schools can pay for resources and initiatives that ensure that these children have the same opportunities as the other children in the school.

Pupil premium grant expenditure 2019/20

Overview of the school

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received
Total number of pupils on roll 42
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 3
Amount of PPG received per pupil

Amount of PPG received per Service pupil

Amount of PPG received per post LAC




Total amount of PPG received £4,940


Nature of support in 2019/20
We currently provide:

·     Intervention with a team of teaching assistants, working on specific needs and requirements (£2,000 per year)

·         HLTA working on social skills/social and emotional intervention (£2,800 per year)

·         Residential visits and day trips paid for using PPG funding for all PPG children (£100 per year)

.        Providing Breakfast and After School Subsidy for PPG children if required (as and when)



Curriculum focus of PPG spending in 2019/20
To provide:

·         Support for PPG children in areas of mathematics, including rapid recall and fluency, to enhance their learning

·         Phonics programmes developed and delivered to children in all key stages

·         To support areas that PPG children would not normally have access to. EG. Music lessons.

·         Continue the support already provided through intervention in mathematics, literacy and the foundation subjects


Measuring the impact of PPG spending
The impact of the PPG is measured every term using the school’s PPG provision map. Staff complete individual sheets outlining the provision and the impact that provision has had on attainment and progress of the children.

Year on year the support given to PPG children has ensured they are making expected progress or even higher in some cases, as their peers.

Every staff member is responsible for the impact and quality of the provision for PPG children.

This information is shared at Pupil Progress meetings with the SLT and at Governors Meetings.

The school follows the PPG policy that has been developed and adopted by the SLT and Governors.  This feeds in to the PPG provision mapping.

PPG children are high on the school’s agenda and every effort is made to ensure that we are diminishing the differences for all of our PPG children.

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