Pupil premium is additional funding distributed to schools to support specific groups of children. These include children from families whose parents serve in the armed forces as well those families eligible for Ever 6 free school meals and looked-after children.
Please click on the links below to see what we will be and what we have spent this additional funding on:
The Purpose of Service Pupil Premium
“Eligible Schools receive the SPP so that they can offer mainly pastoral support during challenging times and help to mitigate the negative impact on service children of mobility or parental deployment.
Mobility is when a service family is posted from one location to another, including overseas and within the UK.
Deployment is when a service person is serving away from home for a period of time. This could be a 6-9 month tour of duty, a training course or an exercise which could last for a few weeks.”
How Service Pupil Premium differs from the Pupil Premium
“The SPP is there for schools to provide mainly pastoral support for service children, whereas the Pupil Premium was introduced to raise attainment and accelerate progress within disadvantaged groups.”
The DFE has made available a PE and sports grant to be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sports in schools. This grant has been allocated to schools since 2013 and is designed to improve the quality of sports and PE teaching and increase the participation of children. The advantages of this have been increased health benefits, greater enjoyment levels, and increased participation in a wider variety of sports and physical activities.
Please click on the links below to see how we have used this additional funding and the impact we hope this will have on your child: