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Pupil Premium

The pupil premium is allocated to schools and academies with pupils that are known to have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any time in the last six years; those who are service children and those who are looked after children (LAC).


Download: PUPIL PREMIUM ANALYSIS 2015-2016

Pupil Premium

£1,320 for pupils (R-Y6)
£1900 for Looked After Children
£1900 for children adopted from care and
£300 for Service children (parents in the regular armed forces)

The strategic and targeted use of the pupil premium grant supports us in achieving our goal of helping every child to achieve to their full potential.

Total Pupil Premium Allocation 2015/16



We aim to secure the highest possible attainment for every child, particularly in the subjects of English, Mathematics, Physical Education/Well- Being and Science:

In order to achieve this, our practice is focused on closing all gaps that may occur between disadvantaged children and others;

We have high aspirations for all our children and are fully committed to ensuring the development of key skills, positive attitudes, qualities and attributes to enable our pupils to make a successful transition to secondary school and beyond;

We ensure that teaching, learning and progression opportunities meet the needs of all of our pupils;

We ensure that appropriate provision is made for pupils who are known to be vulnerable; this includes ensuring that the needs of socially disadvantaged pupils are adequately assessed and addressed;

In making provision for socially disadvantaged pupils, we recognise that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged;

We also recognise that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals. We will ensure that the pupil premium funding is used to support any pupil or groups of pupils the school has legitimately identified as being 'disadvantaged';

Pupil premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority classes, groups or individuals.


The range of provision the Trust makes for Pupil Premium- funded groups include:

Achievement and Standards work including additional class based or intervention work to accelerate progress of targeted individuals or groups (e.g. Saturday morning classes).

Learning Support to enable children to gain full access to learning and accelerate progress where there are specific barriers.

Pastoral Support which focuses on raising self- esteem, developing personal skills and supporting children to make good choices in order to maximise learning opportunities.

Enrichment opportunities to ensure that children are given a full opportunity to develop other talents including creativity and sports to also improve their well-being, self-confidence and motivation.

All of our work through the pupil premium will focus on accelerating progress moving children to age-related expectations and where possible, beyond.


It is the responsibility of the Principal to produce regular reports for the Trust which show the impact of the use of the funding:

Reporting will include:

The progress made towards narrowing the gap, by year group, for socially disadvantaged pupils;

An outline of the provision that was made since the last meeting;

An evaluation of the cost effectiveness, in terms of the progress made by the pupils receiving a particular provision.

Pupil Premium Impact:

Please download the Pupil Premium Expenditure report for a break down of how this funding was used to support eligible pupils in 2014-15.

The provision with the greatest impact were 1) the use of the funding to deliver a range of high quality intervention work with individuals and small groups in areas such as communication skills, reading, writing, number, physical development and social and emotional development and 2) the programme of intensive support that was provided for parents of eligible students.

Analysis of data from the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)- September 2014-July 2015  indicates the following progress and attainment.

FSM Children attaining a 'good level of development' (GLD) at the end of the EYFS:

77% 81%

 Below is a table that indicates the progress made across all 7 areas of learning for pupils eligible for FSM. 6 or more steps of progress is considered good/outstanding (Infomentor).

AOL % of FSM in the class achieving 6 +
Communication and Language 65%
Physical Development 65%
Personal Social Emotional Development 62 %
Literacy 65%
Maths 59%
Understanding the World 71%
Expressive Arts & Design 59%