What is pupil premium?
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
In the 2016 to 2017 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each pupil registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years:
£1,320 for pupils in reception to year 6
Schools will receive £1,900 for any pupil identified in the January 2016 school census or the alternative provision census as having left local-authority care as a result of one of the following:
A special guardianship order
A child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order)
Pupil Premium at St Giles Academy.
For the academic year 2017/18 we have 186 pupils eligible for pupil premium which makes up 43% of our school.The school receives £249,320 to improve the outcomes of our disadvantaged pupils.
At St Giles we have a vision for our pupil premium spend:
For all disadvantaged pupils to be able to access a full and enriched school experience with high expectations and no barriers so that they leave St Giles Academy ‘life ready’
The school have identified different barriers to disadvantaged reaching their potential and the Assistant Head teacher along with other key members of the school have produced a plan to use the pupil premium funding to help remove these barriers.
Please find below a copy of the pupil premium action plan for the academic year 2017/18.
It will be the responsibility of the Assistant Headteacher (Mr Starbuck) to report on Pupil Premium, The impact of pupil premium spend will be presented to trustees three times a year.
Please find below a copy of the impact of Pupil Premium funding for the academic year 2017/18