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Aim

The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. We judge, throughout the year at pupil progress meetings, and with the publication of the RAISE Online report each autumn, whether we have been suceesful in achieving this aim.

Principles

  • To ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all the pupils.
  • In making provision for socially disadvantaged pupils we recognise that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged.
  • We also recognise that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals.

Provision and nature of support

  • Provision of small group work with experienced teachers and teaching assistants focused on overcoming gaps in learning-groups of 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, 1:4 (adult: child ratio).
  • Increased group/individual support in maths and English throughout school following the principles of Assertive Mentoring.
  • Employing a counsellor in school to support pupils with emotional concerns.
  • Part fund educational visits for vulnerable pupils.
  • Liaising with external agencies.
  • Pastoral support and challenge for pupils / families that have recurring poor attendance.
  • Employment of designated teachers and teaching assistants to increase learning opportunities for targeted pupils.
  • Focused additional support on phonics and reading with targeted support in those areas.
  • Using additional support to accelerate progress to at least age related expectations in English and maths.
  • Extra support at lunchtimes to support individual children to improve well-being , self-image and self-esteem and consequently achievement.

Pupil Premium At Heybrook

Please click the link for the 2016/17 pupil premium report: Heybrook pupil premium report

The leadership and governors meet on a regular basis to discuss the level of pupil premium funding and the impact it is having. A summary of this information for the current and past academic year can be seen in the school’s strategy statement.. If you would have any further questions about pupil premium funding at the school please do not hesitate to contact us and ask to speak to Mr Stanley or Mr Rigg.

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