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The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities to reach their potential.
Pupil premium funding is available to:
·         local authority maintained schools, including special schools and pupil referral units (PRUs)
·         voluntary-sector alternative provision (AP), with local authority agreement
·         special schools not maintained by the local authority (NMSS)
·         academies and free schools, including special and AP academies

The amount of money that is made available is as follows:-

£1320 for pupils entitled to pupil premium
£1900 for out of authority children who have a guardianship or residence order.
Total amount received 2016/17- £45,746 (from the January census)


Plans 2016/17


Objectives in spending PPG:


To increase the percentage of pupils reaching SEMH target over a 12 month period

Progress to be monitored by the SLT


Pupil’s progress is consistently good in all year groups.

Progress to be monitored termly in Target Review meetings with SLT.

Class teachers to monitor termly so that provision can be adjusted accordingly.


All low attaining pupils to be monitored by Class Teacher and SLT termly.

Progress to be monitored by the SENCO and the SLT termly.


To enhance the creative curriculum by offering enhancement through trips, visitors and a residential trip focusing on developing pupils in all areas (social, emotional, behavioural and academic)


To increase life skills opportunities through visitor workshops and safer schools officer forums



Outcomes to date:

  • Pupil’s life skills and experiences are continuing to improve.
  • Data shows Pupil Premium children perform as well, if not better as non Pupil Premium children.



Record of PPG spending by item/project 2016/7






Caythorpe court Residential Visits


£390(Dec 2015)

£546 (Feb 16)

To enhance social skills, raise self-esteem and for pupils to experience independence.

Improved peer/adult interaction. Higher levels of self esteem and confidence.



Enhancement opportunities


To give children life experience and enhance the curriculum through art.

Children enjoy the visits and have a greater understanding of creative skills.

2 day circus workshop


To enhance learning through practical experiences.

Improved levels of achievement across the curriculum monitored by subject managers.

Exotic Animals


Living Eggs


Specific academic support




1:1 Numeracy support


To build upon knowledge and understanding and help to close gaps in learning in Numeracy.


Greater academic success and learning/ progress shown over time in this area.

1:1 Literacy support


To build upon knowledge and understanding and help to close gaps in learning in Literacy.

Greater academic success and learning/ progress shown over time in this area.

Specific additional need support




Speech and Language Therapist (weekly)



To support pupils with specific speech and language difficulties

Children improve oral communication, use of vocabulary and social confidence.

Additional educational psychologist sessions


To support pupils with low self esteem through emotion literacy and coaching

Children able to recognise how to deal with negative emotions and why they may occur.

Play therapy sessions


To allow specific pupils sessions that helps them to explore their feelings and emotions through play.

Pupils become more confident within themselves and lower SDQ scores.


Total PPG received


£ 45,746


Total PPG expenditure


£ £46,331.08


PPG remaining