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:
|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.|
|A wide range of small group support opportunities have been paid for to help pupils with the different areas of learning.|
|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.|