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Pupil Premium

Whitehall Biannual Residential Trip 2018   

"Our child has grown in confidence through infants and enjoys the teachers"   Parent questionairre May 2021   

DFE Statement:

“Schools, Headteachers and teachers will decide how to use pupil premium allocation, as they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils”.

Pupil Premium Strategy for 2019 -22.  This strategy is reviewed each term and is a standing item at Governing Body Meetings.

Here are our previous Strategy and Evaluation forms:

2018/19 Strategy and review  

2017/18 Strategy and review

From September 2014 all infant aged children (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) have received their midday school meal free of charge. Alongside this schools were also given additional Pupil Premium funding. This additional funding and is worked out on this basis:

£1320 for any child, per year, registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years (if you are in receipt of Income Support, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190), Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit, Universal Credit.

This additional funding does not unfortunately include all children who are now eligible for free school meals at Key Stage 1 under the Universal Free School Meals scheme. £1,900 for each looked-after pupil who has been looked after for 1 day or more, was adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005, or left care under a special guardianship order or a residence order. £300 for pupils who are part of an Armed Forces family or whose parent/s are in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence. This additional funding is spent on improving attainment outcomes for your children. We do this in a variety of ways, these include:

  • Small group support in the classroom
  • One to one precision teaching approaches
  • Intervention groups focussing on English and Mathematics
  • Extra one to one reading support
  • Financial support for extra-curricular activities including musical instrument teaching, cookery sessions and our visit to Whitehall
  • Staff training to develop the expertise of our teachers and teaching assistants
  • Extra meeting time with parents

If you think your child may be entitled to this additional funding please come in and talk to us in school as soon as you can. This funding will be used to benefit your child and our school as a whole.

You can also fill in this form and drop it into the school office, for the attention of Mrs Dugdale, in confidence.

You can also follow this link if you think you are eligible for Free School Meals.