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This section contains reports outlining how the 'Pupil Premium' money is being used to enrich the learning experiences and levels of achievement of children in our school.
It is vitally important that you share with us information if you think your child may be eligible for Pupil Premium - if you are in receipt of certain benefits this may be the case.
PLEASE CHECK WITH THE OFFICE IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNSURE.
The Pupil Premium is paid to schools as they are best placed to assess what additional provision children need. OFSTED inspections report on how schools use the funding to affect the outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.
Performance Tables also hold schools accountable, with data on:
1. The attainment of pupils who attract the funding
2. The progress made by these pupils
3. The gap in attainment between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.
The Department for Education reward schools whose use of Pupil Premium has significantly improved the attainment of disadvantaged pupils with Pupil Premium Awards.
For more information please see:
Department For Education http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/pupilsupport/premium/b00231348/pupil-premium-information-for-schools-and-ap-
Pupil Premium Funding 2020/2021
From April 2020, the new rates are:
Schools will receive this funding for each pupil registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years.
Schools will receive £2,345 for any pupil:
For pupils who attract the £2,345 rate, the virtual school head of the local authority that looks after the pupil will manage the funding.
How much is the premium allocation?
DfE guidance on the conditions of the PE and sport grant for the academic year explains that allocations will be calculated using the number of pupils in years 3 to 6 as we are a Junior school. For 2020/2021 this is £17,380.
How we use the PE and Sport Premium
The Department for Education states that schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer. This academic year we propose to make the following improvements to the quality of PE in line with the guidance from the DfE: