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Pupil Premium

Since 2011-2012 schools have been allocated Pupil Premium funding for children from low-income families who were eligible for free school meals or had been looked after continuously for more than six months. Funding has also been allocated for pupils whose parents serve in the armed forces.

Barriers to Educational Achievement

Current research suggests:

  • Disadvantaged children have less developed literacy skills than those from more prosperous households.            

  • By the age of three, children from the most prosperous households have heard 30 million more words than children from disadvantaged households.

  • Children from disadvantaged households are more likely to require speech and language support.

  • Children from disadvantaged households are more likely to require additional support in personal and social skills and emotional well-being.

These pages provide information on how the school has spent its pupil premium funding and the impact of that expenditure.

For more information please contact the school and ask to speak to our Deputy Head who has responsibility for pupil premium: Miss Natalie Lay.

The governor responsible for pupil premium funding: Rev. Ian Suttie.

'Pupils who receive the pupil premium are well supported. Funding is used to enhance their learning through employing extra teachers and providing extra support from teaching assistants; this ensures that they have the same opportunities as other pupils’

Ofsted July 2015