Pupil Premium

2017-18

In 2017-2018, Meldreth Primary will be allocated £43,040 of funding to support pupils who are eligible for pupil premium grant (PPG).

We intend to use this to support our children with high quality teaching and training for teachers, priority reading support and small group and individual pre and post teaching to support pupils in their academic development.

We also run a variety of interventions across the school to support pupil’s social skills and their wellbeing, this includes funding for class outings, residential visits and supporting the cost of access to wrap around care including breakfast club.

In addition to the focused teaching interventions provided to pupils listed here, we also use teaching approaches which close the gap in attainment outlined below.

Objectives in spending 2017/2018: 

To raise outcomes for pupils through:

  • Additional English and Mathematics support to personalise learning and raise outcomes for pupils 
  • Providing social and emotional support/interventions to improve attendance and behaviour
  • Enhanced/improved cultural capital – trips, activities, extra curriculum activities and support with uniform, materials etc.

Summary of planned spending:

  • Spirals club (Social, communication & interaction support) 
  • Nurture Club (Owls) 
  • Better Reading Partnerships (intense daily reading support) 
  • Individual or small group additional tuition for children
  • 1st Class@maths intervention
  • Success@Arithmetic intervention
  • 1st Class@writing intervention
  • Change 4 life club (social, behaviour, attendance and attainment support through physical activity) 
  • Inference Training reading intervention
  • Individual and group interventions run across the school in classes for EYFS – Y6 in classes
  • Individual counselling
Date of next planned review: April 2018

2016-17

Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) received: £35,620

Objectives in spending:

To raise outcomes for pupils through:

  • Additional English and Mathematics support to personalise learning and raise outcomes for pupils 
  • Providing social and emotional support/interventions to improve attendance and behaviour
  • Enhanced/improved cultural capital – trips, activities, extra curriculum activities and support with uniform, materials etc.
To secure better levels in core sujects: Maths and Literacy.
To promote happiness and wellbeing through extending our provision of social and emotional support and interventions, to allow pupils to take part in enrichment and cultural activities and to support parents in providing uniform and other materials.

Summary of spending and actions taken for 2016/17 academic year:

We supported our pupils in their academic development with high quality teaching and training for teachers, priority reading support and small group and individual pre and post teaching. 

We ran a variety of interventions across the school to support pupil’s social skills and their wellbeing, this included funding for class outings, residential visits and supporting the cost of access to wrap around care including breakfast and after school club.

In addition to the focused teaching interventions provided to pupils listed here, we also use teaching approaches which close the gap in attainment.

2015-16

Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) received: £45,520

Objectives in spending:

To raise outcomes for pupils and to secure better levels in core sujects: Maths and Literacy.To promote happiness and wellbeing through extending our provision of social and emotional support and interventions, to allow pupils to take part in enrichment and cultural activities and to support parents in providing uniform and other materials.

Summary of spending and actions taken for 2015/16 academic year:
One-to-one tuition Additional classroom time to support daily reading, Teaching Assistant hours to allow pupils to access additional support, payments to cover school trips, residential trips and enrichment workshops.

2014-15

Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) received: £39,500

Objectives in spending:

To secure better levels in core sujects: Maths and Literacy.To promote happiness and wellbeing, to take part in enrichment activities and to enable children to fit into their peer groups and socialise well.

Summary of spending and actions taken for 2014/15 academic year:
One-to-one tuition Additional classroom support, Teaching Assistant hours, payments to cover school trips, residential trips and enrichment workshops.