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Pupil Premium 2016 – 2017

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received 

Total number of pupils on role 149
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 87
Total amount of PPG received £71175

Summary of PPG spending 

Objectives in spending PPG:

Raising attainment and achievement of students to at least expected progress through:

  • Raising literacy and numeracy levels
  • Providing social and emotional support and interventions to improve attendance, behaviour and social emotional well being.
  • Work with individual students and their families to reduce the number of persistent absentees.
  • Enhanced/improved opportunities to access trips, residentials, extra-curricular activities including after school clubs and activity days
  • Improve skills for day to day activities through access to regular OT.
Summary of spending and actions taken:
  • Investment in kinaesthetic and visual maths resources
  • Investment in new reading books
  • Investment in new reading programme
  • Access to trips including theatre trips
Family Liaison
  • A dedicated Student Family Support Assistant targets persistent absentees, and hard to reach families
Behaviour for Learning
  • Behaviour for Learning Coordinator to enable a more detailed analysis of the behaviour of students and produce behaviour plans and whole school systems using new online system.
  • School reward system is designed to motivate students by recognising pupils achievementsInvestment in Thrive training to enable children to become more self-assured and ready to engage with life and learning.

Vocational Skills

  • Appointment of CIAG/Job Coach to support students in their preparation for adulthood and provide work placement opportunities
  • Employ a Teaching Assistant to support students during internships and work placements

Residential trips and educational visits:

  • Trips include Carlton Camp, Calvert Trust, Flamingo land, Faramir Sailing, Blackpool, London and the Lake District


  • To provide the opportunity for all students to have toast, fruit, milk or fruit juice on arrival each morning.

After school and holiday clubs, activity days

  • After school activities take place one night per week with a variety of activities on offer


  • Access to an occupational therapist

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Intentions for 2017-2018

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) anticipated

Total number of pupils on role 157
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 77
Total amount of PPG anticipated                                 78995
Intentions for 2017/18
  • Added In September 2017