What is Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England. The purpose of the funding is to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Who are they?
Children who are entitled for this funding are children who are classed as Looked After Children (LAC), children with parents in the Armed Forces– although these are at a reduced rate – and children who eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or have been eligible within the last 6 years (Ever 6).
What do we do?
- Focussed one to one tuition in Reading, Writing and Maths to address gaps in learning.
- A pupil premium teacher was appointment to run interventions to support PP pupils.
- Bespoke intervention programmes e.g. Managing Emotions, Cooperation Skills, Raising Self Esteem, Better Reading Partners, Switch On Reading, Breakfast Club, and ‘Achievement for All’ structured conversations.
- Curriculum enrichment to improve aspiration e.g. visits to Oxford University and engagement with the Children’s University.