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Pupil Premium 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

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:
  • To increase numeracy resources to include manipulative objects
  • Extend Lexia license for another 3 years
Family Liaison
  • A dedicated Student Family Support Assistant targets persistent absentees, and hard to reach families
Behaviour for Learning and Social emotional wellbeing
  • 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 achievements.
  • Investment in Thrive training to enable children to become more self-assured and ready to engage with life and learning.
  • Investment in therapy and counselling provided by CATS (Child and Adolescent Therapy)

Vocational Skills

  • A dedicated CIAG/Job Coach to support students in their preparation for adulthood and provide work placement opportunities
  • Continue to 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

To be added June 2018

Intentions for 2018-2019

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) anticipated

Total number of pupils on role
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG
Total amount of PPG anticipated                               
Intentions for 2018/19
  • Added In September 2018