Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is a government-issued funding stream designed to support pupils from less financially-advantaged backgrounds. Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding.

For the financial year 2020-21, there were 13 pupils eligible for Pupil Premium, this is 17% of pupils. The amount of Pupil Premium funding the school received was £17, 015 this figure includes LAC funding and funding for Services pupils. In this year the money was spent in a number of areas. These included:

  • A proportion of TA and Teacher time
  • Breakfast Club
  • School uniform
  • Swimming lessons
  • Training
  • Resources
  • Specialist equipment
  • Professional Services
  • Trips and Residentials
  • Music lessons

The impact

Statutory assessment has been suspended since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

For the academic year 2018-19, end of year data shows that outcomes for pupils eligible for Pupil Premium is:

KS2 SATS

6o% of KS2 PP pupils were at Expected in Maths and Writing (National 51%)

60% at Expected in Reading (National 62%) 80% at Expected in Writing (National 68%) Maths 60% at Expected (National 67%)

KS1 SATS

25% of KS1 PP pupils were at Expected in Reading, Writing and Maths

50% at Expected in Reading (National 62%) 50% at Expected in Writing (National 55%) 50% at Expected in Maths (National 62%)

EYFS

The PP pupil in Reception met all of the learning goals apart from Reading, Writing, Number and SSM

For the financial year 2021-22

The total PP budget is £16, 247 + carry over £19535. There will be 11 pupils and needs within new intake will be identified

The areas we are focusing on this year include:

  • Phonics
  • Maths
  • Reading
  • English
  • Self-confidence
  • Behaviour, Mental Health, Social and Emotional
  • Communication and Language

Parents have also been consulted on where the school can use the PP budget to support out-of-school activities such as sports and clubs.

The support being given is similar to last year and includes;

  • A proportion of TA and Teacher time
  • Training
  • Resources
  • Specialist equipment
  • Professional Services
  • Trips and Residentials
  • Music lessons
  • Breakfast Club
  • Provision of school uniform