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Main Barriers to Learning for Pupil Premium Children

The main barriers to learning for our pupil premium children are listed below:


Limited support from home

Low self esteem and lack of confidence in their learning ability

Readiness to learn and learning behaviours

Financial barriers to access a range of additional educational experiences to broaden their horizons


Pupil Premium 2017 - 2018

This academic year we received £15,840 Pupil Premium


Use of pupil premium

Cost of effectively implement the ‘Switch onto reading and Writing’ programme. 1:1, three times a week for 12 weeks plus assessment time at the beginning and end for selected PP children throughout the year


Total = £3,500

To provide targeted use of the Pupil Premium

To raise mathematical attainment for the pupil premium pupils


Numbers Count sessions  -£1,500


Back on Track sessions  - £2,000


Total = £3,500

To provide children with opportunities to develop their reading and writing skills with additional in class, 1:1 or small group support.

Additional reading and writing support


To provide physical development support programmes for identified children


To give additional support in life skills activities such as telling the time and using money


To provide opportunities to learn social skills, communication skills, increase confidence, self esteem  and improve behaviour

Social skills groups, circle of friends, tranquillity zone, cooking, gardening and Equine Assisted Learning, Forest School sessions, Lego social skills groups


1:1 time to work on IEP targets


Training in emotional wellbeing and cost of implementing 1:1 programmes


Drawing and talking therapy training and cost of implement of the programme


Speech and language programme work with identified PP children



Impact of Pupil Premium 2016 - 2017

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