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St Swithun's Church of England Primary Academy

Valuing individuals, aspiring and achieving together in faith

Pupil Premium


Pupil Premium Statement

2018/19 Academic Year


Pupil Premium is an additional grant given to schools annually, based on the number of pupils registered as either Looked After or entitled to Free School Meals. It is intended that schools use this to narrow the attainment gaps of vulnerable groups of children. 


The anticipated allocation of Pupil Premium Funds in the Academic Year 2018-19 is £47,520


Below is a breakdown of how the school intends to use the grant:


Initiative Projected cost
Year 6 Intervention Teaching Assistant   £13,983 (£10,516 + £3,467)
Nurture and intervention Teaching Assistant  £18,730
Updating reading book stock  £1,500
Investment in new Big Maths scheme and training  £3,500
Investment in new Literacy Scheme  £1,500
Contribution towards Partnership Collaboration events  £1,500
Extra-curricular Computing club  £900
Subsidy for Homework Project resources     £500
Marvellous Me App to improve parental engagement  £400
Behaviour, attendance and achievement awards/rewards £2,000
Total £43,613


The school intends to assign remaining funds to projects which further our aims for the progress and attainment of pupils eligible for the funding. Decisions will be made during the academic year and listed above.