What is it?
The pupil premium is funding allocated to schools for the specific purpose of boosting the attainment of pupils from low-income families. Funding is based on children who have registered for a free school meal at any point in the last 6 years, children that are in care or adopted and children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.
What are our main barriers to disadvantaged children's progress?
Children's independence, resilience, confidence and vocabulary.
Parental engagement and pupil attendance.
Access to a wide variety of life experiences and extra curricular activities.
What are we spending our Pupil Premium on this year?
Additional teaching assistant time and targeted interventions
Professional development of staff to continue to strengthen learning and raise teaching standards
Continuing to enhance digital technology in the classroom
Increased access to a wider variety of experiences and extra curricular activities.
See Action Plan below for more details.