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Whinneybanks Primary School

Tel: 01642 817713 Head Teacher: Mrs S Thorpe Email: whinneybanks@mcschools.org.uk SEND Coordinator: Mrs N Watson Chair of Governors: Mrs L Green

Whinneybanks Primary School
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Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.

Pupil Premium 2016/2017 

The following outlines how the Pupil Premium is being used in the current (2016/17) financial year.

The report should be read alongside the school’s Framework for the use of the Pupil Premium

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG)/Ever FSM 6 received 2016/17
Total number of pupils on roll 397 + Nursery
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 180
Amount of PP received per pupil (+Service children) £1320 (+£300 x 3)
Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) £1669.50
Total amount of PPG received (including Ever FSM 6 & EYPP) £240,169.50
Nature of support 2016/17
Employment of specialist staff to deliver Reading Recovery based support to pupils with difficulties in learning to read. Training of a further member of staff in Reading Recovery.

Employment of experienced staff to provide English and Maths teaching to KS2 pupils with special needs in English and / or Maths.

Reducing the size of classes to 30 or below in every year group.

Provision of a HLTA to support teaching in our large Reception to improve opportunities for effective assessment and feedback so promoting accelerated progress.

Provision of an additional teacher in Y1 to further reduce class size and improve opportunities for effective assessment and feedback so promoting accelerated progress.

Extensive provision of experienced teaching assistants to provide specialist support to the Y2 and Y6 SATs classes.

Provision of experienced EAL TA to provide support to non-English speaking students.

Provision of additional experienced teaching assistants to support small group and individual interventions in reading.

Employment of a Family Liaison Officer (FLO) to support parents in helping their children achieve their best in school.

Employment of a specialist teacher to support pupils whose behaviour may prevent them from making as much progress as they could.

Additional funding to enable all pupils to access and enjoy curricular enrichment opportunities, especially whole day and residential trips (e.g. London, Edinburgh, Robinwood…).

To view our Pupil Premium funding in the previous year and associated impacts, please click on the link below:

Pupil Premium 2015/16

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