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Our Lady of Peace Infant and Nursery School

Our Lady of Peace Infant School 

PUPIL PREMIUM 2015/2016

Pupils entitled to Free School Meals (FSM) are eligible for this funding and the government has deployed a fixed amount of money to schools per pupil, based on the number eligible. There is also an allocation for children in care - looked after children (LAC) and children who have parents in the Armed Forces.

Here at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Infant and Nursery School, we aim to use the government’s pupil premium funding in a targeted and strategic way to ensure that eligible pupils succeed and achieve their targets, in a loving and supportive environment – in line with our Mission Statement.

Principles:

  • We ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all pupils
  • We ensure that appropriate provision is made for pupils who belong to vulnerable groups, this includes ensuring that the needs of socially disadvantaged pupils are adequately assessed and addressed.
  • In making provision for socially disadvantaged pupils, we recognise that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged
  • We also recognise that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals. We reserve the right to allocate the pupil premium funding to support any pupil or groups of pupils the school has legitimately identified as being socially disadvantaged
  • Pupil Premium Funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority classes, groups or individuals. Each child will be placed on a Provision Map where their needs will be identified and provision put in place. This will be reviewed termly in order to monitor the impact of provision.

Provision 2015-16

The range of provision covered this year by pupil premium funding includes:

  • Additional support from teaching assistants to facilitate small-group teaching and focus on identified children in targeted curriculum areas
  • 1-1 support
  • Phonic Groups
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Small Group Work
  • Sports Participation
  • To fund educational trips for children for families on low incomes
  • Educational visits/school performances from outside agencies
  • The development of a nurture group "Helping Hands" for behavioural/emotional support.
  • Purchasing resources and materials to support particular curriculum areas eg phonics and reading
  • Art Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Bereavement Support
  • EAL support
  • Funding placements at Breakfast or After School Clubs.

All our work through the Pupil Premium will be aimed at accelerating progress and supporting children to reaching their full potential in their area of need.

Reporting

  • The Headteacher or delegated member of staff will report on the impact and outcomes of this funding to the Governing Body and Parents

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium funding is used to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

Our Lady of Peace Catholic Infant and Nursery School has received: Financial Year

Number of Pupil Premium Children

Amount of Funding

Total Funding

2014 - 2015

41/330

£1300 per child

£53,300

2015 - 2016

26/330

£1320 per child

£41,136

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