Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. It is allocated to:

  • children of statutory school age who have been eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years (also known as Ever 6 FSM)
  • children who are looked after by the local authority
  • children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.


For the academic year 2014-2015 the school was allocated £158,600 Pupil Premium Funding.

We spent this funding in the following ways:


Pupil Premium Purpose
One to one Tuition 36 weeks of the year. Supporting Year 6 until end of May.
An extra teacher to keep class sizes in Years 4 and 5 below 30. Amazon 26         Orinoco 26     Kinabatangan 23
0.5 teacher to deliver maths intervention. Working with children in Year 2 and Year 6.
Breakfast club staffing and food items. Ensuring pupils attending breakfast club have a meal before school.
Intervention provided by dedicated members of support staff. Pupils throughout school.Targeted at narrowing the gap in attainment between pupil premium and non pupil premium children.
Musical Instruments. All pupils in Year 4 & 5 received tuition in Fife playing.
Teach Direct Student. Release time for Key staff to allow targeted work in Year 1 and 2.
Consultancy. Working with identified staff regarding teaching and learning.
Extra teacher in Year 6. Providing extra support for mathematics and Grammar and Spelling in Year 6.





Measure Pupil Premium – school 2015 England Average 2015
% reaching L4 in English 94.4% 89.0%
% reaching L4 in Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling 83.3% 80.0%
% reaching L4 in Maths 83.3% 87.0%
% reaching L4 in English/GPS and Maths 72.2% 80.0%




Measure Pupil Premium – school 2015 England Average 2015
2 Levels Progress KS1-2 in Reading. 94.1% 91.0%
2 Levels Progress KS1-2 in Writing. 94.1% 94.0%
2 Levels Progress KS1-2 in Maths. 82.4% 90.0%



This year the school has been allocated £184,680 Funding.

We plan to spend it in the following ways:


Provision Estimated Cost
Continuing One to one Tuition £5,400
Maths Training and TA staffing to deliver – Success@Arithmatic/1st Class @ Number £3,000
Additional 2 Teachers to keep class sizes small in Year 5/6 £62,718 
TA Staffing to increase attainment in Literacy and Numeracy through high quality support and intervention £67,885
Breakfast Club Staffing and food £17,924
Extending musical opportunities – Fife lessons for Y4 & Flute Lessons for Y5/6 £4,404
Residential subsidy 4,000
Developing the use of ICT to raise attainment £21,481 






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