Pupil Premium 2016-2017

September 2016- September 2017 

The school will receive £25 680 for the financial year 2016-2017 allocated to pupil premium calculated on the numbers who have free school meals at any time within seven years of primary education, and children of armed service personnel.  This is a reduction of £6 600 from the previous year.  This is because fewer parents are applying. This maybe because of reduced numbers of parents eligible for FSM or the introduction of Universal Infant Free School Meals means parents do not apply for FSM status. However the school continues to promote application for the Free School Meals (FSM).  The school will be reassessed for funding levels in January 2017 for financial period of April 2017-March 2018. It is expected that the sum of money allocated will be reduced due the lower numbers of families applying/eligible for Free School Meals benefits.

This is the way we propose to allocate the money this year.








Music Tuition

Children will continue to receive music tuition.  We will continue to promote musical tuition in violin or woodwind after assessment of eligible children’s ability to learn an instrument.

Play therapist

A play therapist will continue to offer counselling and support to some children and we have expanded this to other children who are assessed in need of this service.  Sessions will vary according to need, either over a ten week programme or longer if required.

SENCO release

Continuing last year’s success this has been extended.  The SENCO will continue to monitor and deliver to eligible children the services they require.  The SENCO will also help deliver feedback sessions to children eligible to receive pupil premium funding.

Reading Assistant

This is a person appointed to hear pupil premium children read regularly, to develop skills in comprehension and to promote love of reading.

Teacher led group interventions

This is delivered every week in sessions of up to an hour to Year 6 pupils.  Support is given in reading, writing, mathematics, spelling and grammar.  The programme will vary throughout the year targeting Year 2 children in term 3.


These include a range of services and goods including school uniform, Breakfast club attendance and food, attendance at school organised after school clubs.


Pupil Premium Letter for parents