Pupil Premium Allocation

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Pupil Premium Allocation 2017-10-12T17:19:05+00:00

Pupil Premium 2016/17

Objectives in spending PPG

  • For pupils eligible for PPG to make at least expected attainment and progress and for the attainment gap to be narrowed
  • Provision to raise literacy and numeracy levels and progress
  • Provision of social and emotional support through interventions, nurture groups and access to a professional counselling service in house
  • Enhancement of curricular opportunities, school visits, extra-curricular activities, holiday clubs and before and after school childcare
  • Provision of personalised learning through 1:1 tuition and mentoring, small group interventions, additional teacher and teaching assistant support, holiday and before/after school booster groups

Pupil Premium Allocation

St Mary’s CE Primary School received £278,000 for its pupil premium allocation in 2015/2016 to specifically support pupils from disadvantaged/deprived backgrounds. This is an additional government funded grant to enable schools to narrow the gap in pupil achievement.

St Mary’s spent its pupil premium in the following ways:

  • Introduce, manage and review an entirely new assessment & reporting system across KS1 and KS2
  • Targeted teaching support from staff
  • Every year group has well trained Teaching Assistant to specifically target Disadvantaged children and monitor progress and attainment closely alongside the class teachers and Phase leaders
  • Providing free places at after school/extra-curricular clubs
  • Providing financial aid for trips and excursions
  • Providing additional resources and books for certain pupils
  • Providing lunchtime homework clubs, mentoring and 1:1 tuition
  • Providing alternative experiences to boost self-esteem, raise motivation and develop speaking and listening skills including residential trips and short breaks
  • An on-site counsellor and a play therapist
  • A Family liaison team to assist parents in accessing school life and local services including a Family Support worker in the Lower Phase targeting hard to reach families
  • Workshops for targeted families on supporting children’s learning at home
  • Purchase of software and online subscriptions to support learning in school and at home

Pupil premium spending for year 2017/18 is currently being drafted for approval by governors


Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2016 – 2017
Pupil Premium Grant 2015 – 2016
Pupil Premium Grant 2014 – 2015
Pupil Strategy Statement