The Pupil Premium is funding provided to schools which is additional to main school funding. It is allocated according to the number of pupils on-roll who are eligible for free school meals (FSM), a smaller amount allocated according to the number of children of service families, and an allocation for each pupil who has been ‘Looked After’ (in care) for 6 months or more. In 2012, funding was extended to include pupils who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years. The proportion of children at Clarendon eligible is currently over 40%.
It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility. However, schools are to be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupils from low-income families.
The Headteacher reports to the governing body on the attainment of pupils who are in receipt of Pupil Premium. This shows that this cohort of pupils achieve as well as others within literacy, reading and mathematics. We ensure that any pupil making less than expected progress is targeted for additional support. This happens for pupils that are or are not in receipt of the Pupil Premium.
From September 2012 schools were required to publish how the grant is spent. Please see below for information regarding how the Pupil Premium will be spent in the current financial year.
Total Number of eligible pupils for academic year 2018-19 is 43 and the total allocation is £60,005
|What we are doing to support pupils||Planned Expenditure|
|Staffing Costs, including additional teaching time for 1:1 and groups||£38,134|
|Family Support Worker||£12,936|
|Family Group Resources||£500|
|Health and Wellbeing||£2,647|
|Breakfast Club Funding||£1,200|
|Workshop and Enrichment Resources||£2,200|
|Wider Educational Opportunities|
|Residential School Journey Subsidies||£4,000|
|Enrichments Trips/Visits Subsidies||£1,500|
|Wheelchair Accessible Transport||£1,000|
For information on how Pupil Premium was spent and the impact statements for previous academic years, please click on the PDFs below.
If you believe your son/daughter may be eligible for Free School Meals but have not already registered this with us, please get in touch as soon as possible.
If your child is eligible for Free School Meals, it not only benefits you but provides extra resources towards your child’s progress and benefits the whole school community if you claim. The school receives further funding to provide additional resources to help your child make good progress.
You can apply on-line or contact Clarendon’s Family Support if you would like help in applying for this.