The level of Pupil Premium for 2016-17 was £1,320 per pupil for pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM) and £1,900 for pupils in care or who have been adopted from care.
Total Pupil Premium income for 2016 – 2017: £10,560
In 2016 – 2017, the school continued to use Pupil Premium Funding to support initiatives to raise achievement and to develop pupil confidence and resilience.
It used the funding:
- to ensure disadvantaged pupils close the gap with their peers through Read, Write, Ink
- to provide 1:1 tuition
- to fund wrap around care which includes a healthy breakfast and enabling children to get to school on time
- to fund transport for vulnerable children (short term) to ensure that vulnerable children are in school on time
- to fund training for Teaching Assistants
- to provide a free weekly after school activity to pupils currently in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM)
- to make a £50 contribution towards school uniform or the cost of school trips or an additional after school activity clubs for pupils in receipt of FSM
- to provide counselling for pupils