The pupil premium is additional funding to help schools close the attainment gap between children from low-income and other disadvantaged families and their peers. Schools receive funding for pupils aged 5 to 16 who are:
Schools are expected to use their funding to raise the attainment of disadvantage pupils and close the attainment gap between eligible pupils and their peers. At Our Lady's pupil who receive PPG have all enrichment activities and swimming funded using the grant. Details of spending in the current and previous academic years is given below.
The documents below give details of the planned spending for the current academic year; an evaluation of the spending for previous years and also in-year progress for PPG pupils compared to the rest of the class.
At Our Lady's we use the Sutton Trust Toolkit to evaluate the impact of interventions and strategies used throughout the school. A copy of the current evaluation can be found below.