Research linked to the work of the Education Endowment Foundation suggests that the most effective use of the Pupil Premium funding is through a 3 tiered spending approach.
Investing in high-quality teaching, for example:
Additional support for some pupils focussed on their specific needs, for example:
Support for non-academic issues that impact success in school, such as attendance, behaviour and social and emotional challenges. For example:
Pupil Premium: Funding and Accountability for Schools
The purpose the PP funding is clearly articulated:
- Improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities
- Close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils of all abilities across the country.
You can find further information about the pupil premium in Pupil Premium Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 174KB, 8 pages).
Please read the information above which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.