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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.


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.

Pupil Premium Impact 2014-15