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Pupil Premium 2014-2015

2014-2015 allocation was £93,300 (plus £9,910 carried forward)

The following shows how we are allocating the money from the Pupil Premium Grant throughout this academic year:


- Small group support for basic skills provided by class teachers one afternoon per week for each class

- Purchasing additional cover for classes to release class teachers to provide targeted support each week

- Continuing to employ support staff for additional hours to enable targeted interventions to take place across the school

- Direct pastoral support for families and individual pupils through continuing to employ our Family Support Officer

- Continuing to employ Kalmer counselling to provide individualised support and small group work

- Begin to implement the Thrive approach across the school, supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of our pupils

- Continuing to subsidise Breakfast Club

- Continuing to employ teaching assistants for increased hours to offer specific support where needed

- Literature Works programme

- Buying a range of teaching and learning resources from Scholastic to support the implementation of the National Curriculum 2014

- Providing training and support to staff from an expert in the field of technology

- Increasing the number of licenses for the Lexia programme to allow more pupils to access the intervention across the school at a given time

- Providing additional release for the SENCO to support pupils and families across the school

- Purchase of additional ICT equipment to enhance the learning opportunities of pupils across the school

- Working in partnership with Hen Power

- Providing financial support where needed to ensure that all pupils have the same access to visits and residential trips, school equipment and uniforms as required

Of the 93% that achieved Level 4 or above in reading, writing and mathematics, 80% achieved Level 4B+ and 13% achieved Level 5.   The percentage of disadvantaged pupils (11 in the cohort) who reached Level 4B+ was 82% and 18% of these disadvantaged pupils achieved Level 5 in reading, writing and mathematics.


Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 progress for PP pupils

In reading 100% of our PP children made expected progress with 45% making better than expected progress.  In writing 100% made expected progress with 45% better than expected and in mathematics 100% made expected progress while 36% of our PP children made better than expected progress.


End of Key Stage 2

2014 Cohort

30 pupils

(11 PP pupils)


Average Point Score (APS) by subject




Non PP Average Point Score

29.5 (29.7)

28.6 (28.6)

28.9 (29.6)

PP Average Point Score

30.3 (27.5)

30.3 (26.2)

28.6 (27.2)


Value added by subject





Value added for ALL pupils

101.0 (100.0)

101.0 (100.0)

100.9 (100.0)

Value added for PP pupils


100.7 (99.7)

101.8 (99.8)

100.3 (99.7)

National data in brackets ( )