The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to:
- local-authority-maintained schools, including:
- special schools (for children with special educational needs or disabilities)
- pupil referral units (PRUs – for children who can’t go to a mainstream school)
- academies and free schools, including
- special academies (for children with special educational needs or disabilities)
- alternative provision (AP) academies (for children who can’t go to a mainstream school)
- voluntary-sector alternative provision (AP), with local authority agreement
- non-maintained special schools (NMSS – schools for children with special educational needs that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996)
Pupil Premium spend 2019-20, allocation 2020-21
In 2019-2020, the Grimley and Holt Primary was allocated £3,420.
This money was allocated to 2 pupils and was used for:
- one-to-one support for PP children in areas where they were making less progress: poarticularly Maths mastery and writing.
- targeted home school support: through structured conversations and online learning
- subsidised/free wrap-a-round care, residential and non-residential trips, subscription free After school clubs, Free transport and tickets for Theatre, Pantomime and Young Voices events.
- Subsidised expenditure on Maths Mastery and Writing targets for individuals
The school has been allocated £9,070 for 2020-21.
FSM: 5 x £1345 = £6,725
PLAC: 1 x £2345 = £2,345
Pupil premium reports
A review and projection for use of Pupil Premium Funding can be found here.
We have also prepared a number of case studies to illustrate the impact of the Pupil Premium on the development of pupils at Grimley and Holt. While these case studies are anonymous, we would be grateful if you contacted school if you would like to view these documents.