What is Pupil Premium Funding?
Pupil Premium is additional government funding allocated to schools to boost attainment of disadvantaged children to ensure that all children fulfils his/her potential, regardless of their circumstances.
The funding is allocated to schools for children who have registered for free school meals in the last six years, are in care, or have parents in the Armed Forces.
Schools can choose how they wish to spend their money, based on their knowledge of individual pupils needs. However they are responsible and accountable for how they use the additional funding to support pupils from low income families and other target groups.
How much Pupil Premium Funding has Christ the King Catholic Primary School Received?
In 2014-2015 the funding allocated to our school was £44,100. The number of children eligible to benefit from this money was 31.
In 2015-2016 the funding allocated to our school was £50,000. The number of children eligible to benefit from this money was 34
In 2016-17 the funding allocated to our school was £48,670. The number of of children eligible to benefit from this money was 32.
In 2017-18 the funding allocated to our school was £45,460. The number of children eligible to benefit from this money is 37.
Examples of proposed Pupil Premium expenditure 2018-2019
Social Skills Groups £2,500
Specialist TA Support £11,860
Breakfast Club £1,500
Extra Curricular clubs £1,200
Music Tuition £500
Trip Visits Including Residential £2,700
Outdoor Centre Summer Camp £1,000
Software for monitoring Pastoral and Welfare Issues £500
Uniform and Health Related Support £1,600
After School Family Support Sessions £1,200
Training courses £500
As a result of the additional funds children were supported in a variety of ways which improved their self-esteem and confidence, provided them with additional resources and enrichment. Many of the children made progress and achieved in line with their ability and starting point as a result of additional support and interventions.