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Pupil Premium funding breakdown 2015-2016

In the Academic Year 2015-2016 the school received £82,316.

The funding was used to benefit 60 children. 


Funding Need  

Funds Allocated

Impact on Attainment / Participation

Additional Teaching group in Year 5/6 and Year 3/4 for mathematics to enable teaching in smaller groups


In 2016 the pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium in Year six made progress in line with National trends across all subjects. Reading was a particular area of strength with pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium outperforming other children in the school.

Early Years Foundation Stage intervention support and specialist group and individual interventions in KS1 and KS2 for children working below age related expectations


At the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, pupils demonstrated a significant improvement in their language skills, self-confidence and self- awareness as a result of early language help and the pre-teaching of vocabulary linked to their learning.

Phonic interventions had striking impact with pupil premium pupils in both Years 1 and 2 exceeding national expectations.

Pupils in receipt of the Pupil Premium that have benefited from the THRIVE approach have all made good progress against their THRIVE assessments. The improvement in their social and emotional well-being has ensured that they have made good progress in Reading, Writing and Maths.

Some pupils in receipt of the Pupil Premium have benefited from the additional use of ICT to allow them to access the ‘Curriculum’

Our more able pupils who are in receipt of the Pupil Premium have benefited from 1:1 and small group work from a teacher.

Our more able pupils have benefited from the Pupil Premium through attendance at Gifted and Talented events.

Parent link support – pastoral support          



Improving self-esteem and well-being through the Thrive Programme


Daily Thrive sessions have had a significant impact on the behaviour of key pupils, for whom low self-esteem is a barrier to their learning.



Payment for extra-curricular activities


All pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium were able to access residentials and school educational visits. These visits have supported them with their learning in class, as well as enriching their life experiences. Some were able to access after school clubs and peripatetic music teachers

Enabling access for all to trips and residentials



SATs week breakfast club


Identified pupils have been provided with a healthy breakfast five days a week, so enabling them to be fit for learning. There has been a noticeable improvement in the behaviour of some pupils, as they start the day calm and ready to learn.