In 2011 – 12 the Government launched its Pupil Premium funding. This is sent to schools based on the number of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals.
This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure all pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially. In 2013 – 14 the school received £31 500 in Pupil Premium funding. This money was used to help provide for the following initiatives:-
|ParentSupportAdvisor||To support pupils and families in the following areas:
|Teaching AssistantHours||To support pupils’ self esteem, access to the curriculum, attitudes to learning, sense of well being and enjoyment of school.|
|Intervention Programmes: Teacher &Teaching Assistant led||To help children reach their full potential in Maths and English in both Key Stages.|
|Student support: Out of School Club||To support pupil’s social development and provide high quality childcare for parents before and after school and during holiday periods.|
|Family OutreachFunding places on:
|To enhance the curriculum, ensure the children are able to participate and to give the children the opportunity to experience new and challenging activities.|
- Attendance for the whole school in the 2013/ 2014 academic year was 96.6% up 0.8% on the previous year.
- 100% of pupils who receive Free School Meals achieved 2 levels progress in Reading and Maths, 75% in Writing.
- The school recorded a ‘Good Level of Development’ in Key Stage 1, in all 3 subjects.
In 2014 – 15 the school will receive £46 800 of Pupil Premium Funding. Expenditure will continue to focus on the areas outlined above as these have been shown to impact positively in terms of academic achievement and the social development of the children concerned.