Pupil Premium

Schools are required to report annually to parents their Pupil Premium Allocation.

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011. Schools were given additional funding to raise attainment and progress of children from lower income backgrounds.

The Pupil Premium allocation from 2011- 2012 was £33,096.

This was used to:-

  • Purchase the RM maths IT Programme to enable children to receive 15 minutes per day with a personal programme of maths
  • Provide a Classroom Assistant to support KS1 children with Basic Skills every afternoon
  • Provide a Family Support Officer to support  families or children with any needs they may have and also support the improvement of attendance and punctuality
  • Provide support from the Behaviour Support Service
  • Provide One to One tuition for some children in KS2
  • To purchase Rapid Maths Resources - an intervention programme to support progress in maths

The Pupil Premium allocation from 2012 - 2013 was £50,139

This was used to:-

  • Provide support staff to support KS1 children with basic skills every afternoon
  • Provide a Family Support Officer to support families or children with any needs they may have and also support the improvement of attendance and punctuality
  • Provide a Classroom Assistant to support children in KS2 with Basic Skills
  • To create single year and smaller classes by appointing an extra teacher from September 2012

In 2012 our end of KS2 children performed better than children nationally according to our Free School Meals data and also made better than expected progress than children nationally from the end of KS1.

The end of KS1 results in 2012 in all subjects were also were higher than the national average according to our Free School Meal data.