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Shelton Junior School
Policy for Effective Pupil Premium Spending
What is it?
The Pupil Premium is allocated by local authorities, or the DfE, to schools and academies with pupils between Foundation Stage 2 and Year 11, on roll in January of each year, that are known to have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any time in the last six years (so-called Ever 6 Pupils). Each of these pupils attract £1,320 for the academic year 2016-17
Schools have to spend the Premium, which is additional to their underlying budget, in a way they think will best support raising the achievement of funded pupils in comparison with their non-Pupil Premium peers within the school and nationally, whatever their academic starting point and potential.
To ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all pupils, since our primary purpose is to ensure that quality first teaching (QFT) is provided throughout the school.
To ensure that appropriate provision is made for pupils who belong to vulnerable groups; this includes ensuring that the needs of socially disadvantaged pupils are adequately assessed and addressed.
In making provision for socially disadvantaged pupils, it is recognised that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged or that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for Free School Meals (FSM), so we will ensure that entitled parents and carers are supported sensitively in applying for the meals, but also therefore the additional funding.
All our work through the pupil premium will be aimed at accelerating progress, moving children to at least age related expectations (ARE) especially in English and Maths, but also in areas where eligible pupils show a particular aptitude, but where their parents’ financial circumstances prevent them from accessing specialist coaching or instruction.
So how does this relate to PE at Shelton?
Shelton, in line with the government do recognise that not all Pupil Premium children are disadvantaged, however we do aim to encourage family engagement and interaction within school, PE and sport. We aim to hold an event/ sessions with specialist coaching and sessions regarding PE, healthy and active lifestyles.