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Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.


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Pupil Premium 2015 to 2016


Find out how the Pupil Premium impacts our school.


The pupil premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’).


Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel.


St Swithun’s Church of England Primary School currently has 52 pupils who fulfil one of the above requirements.


St Swithun’s Church of England Primary School Pupil Premium for 2015-16 Total Allocation is £68640 - should be noted that the funding runs 1st April to 31st March not academic year



Cost £

SIP Priority of focus

Intended Impact

Early Years Foundation Stage Unit maintain high staff/pupil ratio to ensure more opportunities for one to one and small group support


Support at entry for pupils who need this to meet foundation stage targets and expectations

Increased number of pupils achieving national outcomes at the end of foundation stage

Teaching Assistant employed to support with targeted interventions in Key Stage One PP children

50% of total cost of £26000 - £13000

Year One and Year Two PP closing the gap

See above

Two Teaching Assistants used to deliver targeted interventions across KS2 and support in the classroom (complement SEN work)

66% of total cost of £52000 - £34666

Interventions that include Ever 6 pupils including Springboard, Targeted Phonics and Writing sessions, basic number skills

Improve attainment and progress by targeting gaps to enable children to access full curriculum in the classroom. 


Additional classroom TA hours (NB three Pupil Premium Pupils in one class pupils given full time access to support with Pupil Premium funding 2days of this) to the end of July 15

 £3077 (total cost is £9617)

Additional TA support in classroom to support targeted 'Ever 6' pupils

To enable full access to the curriculum.

Targeted phonics work

£120 x 14 weeks


Phonics focused grp teaching in Yr2 from Sept 14 - ongoing

Reinforcement of Phase 3 to 4 for children who are not confident.

Fun Fit

All eligible pupils who need it

£123 x 12 £1476

To raise confidence of children six week blocks of 4 mornings per week TA led

To give greater confidence and associated benefits of stimulating the brain through practice of key body movements

Support for trips and residentials for 'Ever 6' pupils


Amount allocated to support 'Ever 6' pupils to take part in both school based and extra-curricular activities including residential

To support PSCHE development of pupils and to support academic studies.

Total Cost - £68640



Disadvantaged Pupils Strategy 2016 - 2017

Pupil Premium Pre September 2015