The Pupil Premium is additional funding allocated to schools in England to support and promote the education of children. We would urge all parents who feel that they meet any of the following criteria to apply.
Who is Eligible?
To qualify for Free School Meals an Applicant must live in the London Borough of Richmond and is required to provide proof that they are in receipt of one of the following:
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income related Employment & Support Allowance
- Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- Child tax credit (without Working tax credit), and have an annual income of less than £16,190.
- Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
Pupil Premium Grant 2018 – 2019
Percentage of PPG pupils in school – 12%
Amount of funding estimated – £81,160
Nature of support
- Inclusion Team
- One-to-one tuition
- Additional support in lessons
- ELSA – Emotional Literacy Support
- Play Therapy support
- EAL support for children and parents
- On site counsellor for children and families
- Nurture groups
- Social skill groups
- Lego therapy
- ASD support
- Educational Psychology support
- Speech & Language Therapy support
- Occupational Therapy support
- School trips and journeys
- School uniform
- Homework Club
- Booster groups for Year 6 (early start)
- Breakfast Club
- Clubs (lunchtime and after school) e.g. computer, football
Curriculum focus of PPG spending:
- Educational Psychologist on site one day per week
- Occupational therapy support for assessment of pupils
- I-pads purchased to support in-class learning
- Additional support by staff as needed to support all ability levels.
- Pre and post teaching
- Extra targeted support is available across the school to encourage a love of reading and writing
- Extra staff to support all ability levels
- Pre and post teaching
- Additional phonics groups as needed
Out of school activities which encourage a love of school and a desire to attend – supported places in all of the following:
- Homework club where children can join their peers to discuss and complete their homework with appropriate adult support.
- Clubs at lunch and after school offer interest and excitement, and a safe place to be.
- School trips and workshops – these are on offer to all pupils and encourage team building, tolerance and understanding.
- Breakfast Club to provide care similar to a home environment – food, care, support, warmth and nurture to all pupils.
Booster groups which are for year 6 pupils only during particular times of the year.
All of the pupils to make expected or more than expected progress by the end of Y6.