In 2017-18, the pupil premium allocated (including pupil premium plus) was £25,080

This was spent was as follows:

  • Teaching support resources £1280.00
  • 30 hours per week for dedicated staff time to receive additional individual or small group intervention - £17,100.
  • Provision of extended school opportunities - £6,700

All identified pupils receive extra support during the school day with intervention programs as part of their Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Raising Achievement Plan (RAP).

11/16 (69%) of disadvantaged pupils are currently achieving age-related expectations (ARE) and maintaining at least expected progress. 3/5 pupils which are not currently meeting ARE also have recognised SEN. They have made good progress over the 12 months, closing the gap with their peers. However 2 pupils have been making slow progress. These are now being given extra support and intervention through RAPs. 7/16 eligible pupils are also receiving further support through the after-school club – all using pupil premium funding. Parents, pupils and staff feedback has all been extremely positive of this use of the pupil premium.

The 2018/19 allocation is expected to be £21,120.

Extended school opportunity will be continued until the beginning of  2018/19 at an anticipated cost of £2,400. The school has also arranged for 5 hours per week to be allocated for after school 1:1 or small group tuition at a cost of £2,850. The school has also arranged 27.5 hours of increased support staff time for pupils to receive individual or small group intervention during the school day, costing £15,870.