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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of Pupil Premium.

Pupil Premium Statement

 

The aim of the premium is to raise the attainment of children who are from lower income families, children from Armed Forces families and Looked After Children. Brandon Primary has a good record of gaining high attainment for all our children from all backgrounds.

Barriers to learning

Spending in 2017-2018

Our allocation of pupil premium is £134,400 for 103 pupils

 

We will spend our allocation on-

  • Increased staff to pupil ratios - most year groups have small classes to aid learning and teacher input ratio per child
  • Parent Support advisor to support children and their families, to promote good attendance and develop positive attitudes to learning
  • Whole school author visit
  • Teaching assistant time to support intervention groups
  • Purchasing of resources for the Reading Detectives intervention to increase parental engagement in reading and promote reading for enjoyment
  • Purchasing of incentives to improve attendance and reading participation
  • Top-up funding for residential visits
  • Funding for music lessons and educational visits for some pupils to support holistic learning
  • Additional Educational Psychology time
  • Learning support packages such as Symphony Maths, Lexia etc and web packages to engage such as Spellodrome and Mathletics
  • Provision of breakfast club providing a nutritional breakfast and sports coaching
  • Provision of morning maths breakfast club aimed at Pupil Premium children
  • Provision of pupil organisers to support children’s attitudes to learning
  • Provision of target books to assist assertive mentoring and children’s ownership of their learning
  • iTrack assessment tool to track the progress of individuals, groups and classes
  • Purchase of NFER tests to ensure accurate assessment and appropriately targeted intervention

2015-6

Our allocation of pupil premium is £152,220 for 114 pupils

 

We will spend our allocation on-

  • Increased staff to pupil ratios - most year groups have very small classes to aid learning and teacher input ratio per child

  • Free School Meals

  • Booster groups for Y2,Y5 and Y6

  • Parent Support advisor to support children and their families, to promote good attendance and develop positive attitudes to learning

  • Whole school author visit

  • Additional teaching assistant time to support intervention groups

  • Top-up funding for residential visits

  • Funding for music lessons and educational visits for some pupils to support holistic learning

  • Additional Educational Psychology time

  • Learning Support packages such as Symphony Maths, Bug Club, Lexia etc

  • Provision of porridge club

  • Provision of morning maths breakfast club aimed at Pupil Premium children

  • Provision of pupil organisers to support children’s attitudes to learning

  • iTrack assessment tool to track the progress of individuals, groups and classes

  • Purchase of online assessment tools to ensure accurate assessment and appropriately targeted intervention

  • Delivering BRP - a programme directed at improving the reading skills of reluctant readers.

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