Pupil Premium 2013-14

This money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils who are eligible for Free School Meals. From 2012, it was expanded to include all children who have been eligible for free meals within the last 6 years.

This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially.

So far in 2013/14, school has received £131,761 in Pupil Premium funding.

This money is being used towards helping provide the following initiatives:

Planned Spend Aim
Year 5/6 Booster Groups
Small group tuition to enable pupils to further develop their core skills in English and Mathematics.The second aim of this work was to further develop pupils’ self-esteem and positive attitudes to learning.This is the cost of an experienced teacher to take the groups.
Breakfast Club£1,000 To help pupils start the day with a healthy meal.  This allows them to come into school alert and ready for learning.The money has funded provisions and staffing of the club.
Additional Teaching – to close the gap£19,600 (teacher)£11,000 (TA) 5 mornings – teacher5 mornings – 1 L3 TA
Inclusion Workers£44,000 To support pupils through all different aspects of life and to teach social skills and self-esteem.  These staff members also support families.
Funding Places on School Trips
To ensure the children are able to participate and to give the children the opportunity to experience new and challenging activities.  A percentage of the cost of trips and visits was paid.
Resources for Vulnerable Pupils£10,000 Sensory Room constructed.Curriculum items purchased.
Intervention Programmes
A wide range of small group support opportunities have been paid for to help pupils with the different areas of learning.
Play Therapy
Small group work
Funding Club Activities
Subsidised places at school clubs allowing the children to participate and to give children the opportunities to experience new and challenging activities.