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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.




PP Allocation for 2020-2021 = £231,340

Actual spend = £236,881

Objectives in spending PPG:

To improve attainment and progress, and to close the gap between pupils receiving pupil premium funding and pupils who are not receiving it.

Barriers to Learning:

Large number of pupils not attending school since March 2020 due to school clousres; deprivation of language and vocabulary development; limited emotional resilience and self-esteem; English as an additional language; neglect and abuse; low attendance and poor punctuality; lack of access to a good morning routine and a healthy breakfast; poor evening and bedtime routines, leading to lack of sleep; high mobility


Summary of spending 2020-2021:

RWInc Phonics and Spelling 

Pastoral Staff, inc Safeguarding Liaison Officer 

Learning Champions

Clerical Officer to target attendance and clubs

PixL Subscription and CPD


1:1 Tuition

Uniform and book bags

Breakfast Club

Easter School

Achievement for All














Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received 2020-2021

Total number of pupils on roll (Jan 20 Census)


Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

Service Children

Adopted from Care




Amount of PPG received per pupil

Service Child

Adopted from Care




Total amount of PPG received



The review of impact below was last amended in December 2020.  Governors monitor the impact of PP monies at Strategic, Engaging Learning, Resources and Curriculum and Standards' committees.  Our overall judgement is that the Pupil Premium is showing added value and is impacting on pupils' achievement and well-being.




Desired Outcomes

Chosen Action / Approach

Measured Impact of Outcomes

In Foundation Stage, a GLD of at least 75% to be achieved for all pupils and 70% for disadvantaged pupils

Focus on the basic skills of reading, writing and number

Use of RWI phonics Practice sessions

Week 1 learning of pictures (5 per day)

Accelerated teaching of Set 2 Sounds

Daily one to one tutoring

Learning Champion in FS reading daily with PP pupils

Baseline data - 22% all pupils and 19% disadvantaged pupils (23% non)

At the end of autumn 2, 34% of all pupils and 26% disadvantaged pupils (37% non)


At the end of autumn 2, 67% of all pupils were at or above the expected level on the RWI programme (21% at end of autumn 1)

Disadvantaged - 59% at or above (5% at autumn 1)

To maintain outcomes in Key Stage 1 so that they are all in line with national;

Focus on expected in reading and at greater depth in maths for disadvantaged pupils. 

Use of RWI phonics Practice sessions

Daily one to one tutoring

RWI Spelling in Y2

PiXL therapies in Y2 for Maths

Speed Reading each week

Achievement for All - one child per class

Booster Clubs

Phonics baseline in Y1 - 31% of all pupils were at or above the expected level on the RWI programme with 26% still unable to orally blend.

Disadvantaged - 22% were at or above, with 39% unable to orally blend. 

At the end of autumn 2, 48% of all pupils (34% at autumn 1) at or above, with all pupils able to orally blend. 

Disadvantaged - 35% at or above (26% at autumn 1); all able to orally blend.


Y2 Outcomes

95% of all pupils met the standard in the Phonics Screening Check (92% disadvantaged).

Reading - 62% at ARE (48% disadvantaged/68% non)

Writing - 57% at ARE (36% disadvantaged/66% non)

Maths - 67% at ARE (44% disadvantaged/76% non)

SPaG - 59% at ARE (36% disadvantaged/68% non)


Greater depth for maths - 13% all pupils (8% disadvantaged)

To maintain outcomes in Key Stage 2 so that they are in line with national, with a particular focus on SPaG

For disadvantaged pupils, focus on greater depth for writing

RWI Spelling Y3-Y6

PiXL therapies

Achievement for All - one child per class

Booster Clubs and one-to-one tutoring

Easter School for pupils in Y6

Y6 Outcomes

Reading - 61% at ARE (44% disadvantaged/74% non)

Writing - 58% at ARE (47% disadvantaged/66% non)

Maths - 49% at ARE (42% disadvantaged/55% non)

SPaG - 69% at ARE (58% disadvantaged/77% non)


Greater depth for writing - 11% all pupils (12% disadvantaged)

To improve behaviour across school.  To have 45% of behaviour grades as outstanding. The number of fixed term exclusions to be below 1%.

OBE to be used across school to raise awareness of expectations.

Daily Mindfulness sessions

Identified TAs in each year group to support early intervention of any poor behaviour, preventing escalation

Class behaviour grades 97% good or better, with 23% outstanding.

No exclusions autumn 2; in fact, the average numbers of reds and ambers continue to be lower than the same period of time last year.

Pastoral TAs supporting pupils emotionally if the need arises through the emotion tokens.

Whole school attendance target of 96% is achieved for all groups

Persistent absence figures are no greater than the national figure of 9%

Weekly Attendance Strategy Group

Daily monitoring by clerical officers - 

Safeguarding Liaison Officer 

Pastoral support is readily accessible in all year groups; nine vulnerable children have been accessing the breakfast club since it opened on 28th September.

Support vulnerable children with family routines, a good breakfast, uniform, book bags, access to the curriculum and pastoral support

Free Breakfast Club 

Free uniform/book bags 

Safeguarding Liaison Officer support 

Access to pastoral support

Autumn term attendance was 95.7%; Currently, 24 PP pupils are PA for spring 1 (12% of PP = PA). Projected figures currently are 13 PP pupils will be PA for spring 2 ( 7% of PP = PA). Currently, 7% of all pupils are PA for spring 1, with 4% of all pupils projected to be PA for spring 2.

Summary of PPG spending 2019-20

This allocation has been partically spent

Summary of spending 2019-2020:

RWInc Phonics and Spelling inc Development Days

Pastoral Staff, inc Safeguarding Liaison Officer

Learning Champions

Clerical Officers to target attendance and clubs

Release of teachers for PiXL Therapies

PixL Subscription and CPD

Manor Adventure residential visit

1:1 Tuition

Uniform and book bags

Breakfast Club

Achievement for All













The next review of our Pupil Premium Strategy will be in March 2021.