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Pupil Premium Statement - Report on Spending


What Is Pupil Premium Funding And How Much Is It?


The Pupil Premium is funding in addition to the school’s budget. Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding to best support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils. In 2017/18 the allocation was £11,720. 


How Is It Used?


In 2017/18 the pupil premium funding was used in a variety of ways. These included:


  • Contribution to outreach support from Children’s Centre
  • Counselling for 3 PP children
  • Speech and language therapist support
  • iPads to support PP children
  • Additional TA support to deliver personalised learning programmes
  • Additional resources, such as SEN intervention resources
  • Enabling pupils to participate in a school trip
  • Helping family with school equipment and uniform (bag etc)


What Impact Does It Have?


Examples of impact in 2017/18 include:

  • Significant progress in social and emotional development
  • Pupils more engaged and motivated
  • Reading: 7/7 narrowed gaps throughout the year. 2/7 now secure at end of year.
  • Writing: 4/7 narrowed the gap. 1/7 now secure.
  • Maths: 5/7 narrowed the gap. 3/7 now secure.


How Is It Monitored?


  • Individual pupil progress is monitored using the school tracking system, or IEPs where appropriate.
  • All teaching staff meet termly to monitor progress of groups and update provision maps
  • Provision mapping allows staff and resources to be deployed effectively by SLT
  • Teachers provided with data of PP children, and identify next steps.
  • SLT analyse data to evaluate progress and impact
  • Staff and pupil feedback contributes to measuring impact and achievement
  • Governing Body regularly monitor the systems in place to ensure pupil premium funding is appropriately allocated and impact is measured and