Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium Plus?
The Pupil Premium ( PP) is funding in addition to the school’s budget and is used by the school to address any underlying inequalities between children eligible by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who need it most.

It is allocated according to the number of pupils on-roll who have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) within the last 6 years. Pupil Premium payments are also allocated for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces or have previously served in the last 5 years. ‘Pupil Premium Plus’ (PP+) is allocated to pupils who are ‘Looked After’ (in care) or adopted. Schools are accountable for the ways in which funding is spent for these pupils.

Schools are free to decide how to allocate Pupil Premium funding to best support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils.

Duties in Relation to PP and PP+
The head-teacher has the responsibility to ensure that Pupil Premium funding is used effectively. It is the head-teacher’s responsibility to ensure that the Governors receive regular reports.

Members of the Governing body will ensure that an annual statement is published on the schools website on how Pupil Premium funding is used to address the issue of closing the gap.

This report will show

  • the progress made towards closing the gap between Pupil Premium and non-Pupil Premium pupils
  • an evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of provisions in terms of progress and impact on those pupils receiving these provisions
  • a detailed breakdown of expenditure

Pupil Premium. 2017/2018

Facility Details Balance Spent No. Of PP children involved
Grant   £13,780 (10 children)    


  • Summer Term 2017
  • Autumn Term 17
  • Spring Term 18
12 x 2 hours intense catch up sessions set by teachers and delivered by Mrs. James. £1,340 £12,440 6 pp pupils
Cookery morning x 3  Children able to attend with their families to cook and eat together at no charge. £960  £11,480  7 PP children with families
Borwick Hall  Residential holiday open to all junior children. £600  £10,880  5PP children helped with payment
TA interventions L3/ HTLAs Intensive daily work to help pp children narrow the gap towards age appropriate targets. £6000  £4,880  Infants -5pp children on daily programmes. Juniors- 3 pp children on daily programmes
Transport to events Enabling all children to take part in after school activities. £225 £4,655  5PP children helped
TA2 Help on one to one basis. Literacy and numeracy +SEN targets. £4,500 £155 7pp children involved
School trips Enabling all children to take part. £100 £55 3 pp children helped with payments

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