Pupil Premium Statement
What is it and what are the benefits
Pupil Premium (PP) is money allocated by the government to schools to spend to close the gap in educational success and achievement which currently exists both nationally and locally between ‘disadvantaged’ pupils and their peers.
There are currently three rates:
Service Child Premium - £300 per year
Pupil Premium - £1320 per year for primary aged children
Pupil Premium Plus - £1900 per year
Service Child Premium - Children of parents serving in the armed forces.
Pupil Premium - Children who have been eligible for free school meals at any time during the last 6 months.
Pupil Premium Plus - Children in care, children who have left care under a Residence Order on or after 14 October 1991 (under the Children Act 1989), children who have left care under a Special Guardianship Order on or after 30 December 2005 (under the Children Act 1989), children who were adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005 (under the Adoption and Children Act 2002).
At Carrington Junior School (CJS) we are committed to making sure that every child, whatever their circumstances, achieves the very best they can, so there is no gap in achievement for our disadvantaged children.
At CJS we use the Pupil Premium money we receive to give our Pupil Premium children support in the classroom that they particularly need to succeed in their learning, close any gaps between them and their peers and be the very best they can be.
How is the money spent to support the children?
The school plans to spend the money to identify the specific needs and any barriers to learning for all Pupil Premium children through the following:
How are we accountable for the spending of this money?
How might the Pupil Premium be used to support my child at CJS?
Our plans for the academic year are developed in the Autumn term as teachers look at the needs of the new children in their classes and review the previous year outcomes.
Some examples of how you can expect us to provide additional support our PP Children with the money are:
If you believe your child needs support to overcome a barrier to learning that you have identified the then do please come and speak to the Headteacher or the Inclusion Manager.
How do I register for Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium money the school receives is based on the numbers of children from families who are also eligible to claim.
If your child is eligible for free school meals (FSM) please register them now so you don’t miss out on the extra educational support.
Please be reassured that if your child is registered as receiving PP support only your child’s teachers and finance admin staff will be aware of this. In all other respects your child’s PP status remains confidential.
Does my Child meet the eligibility Criteria for Pupil Premium?
You can register your child for Free School Meals and Pupil Premium if you get any of these benefits:
Children from forces families and looked after children are eligible for Pupil Premium.
Children who get any of the above benefits in their own right (ie they get benefits payments directly, instead of through a parent or guardian) can also get free school meals.
At CJS we use high quality teaching and learning as the preferred and most effective way way to ensure those children achieve their potential.
We will also use high quality interventions with proven evidence of impact to assist our pupils who need additional support in a time limited way.
We also recognise the vital role that parents and carers play in the lives of their children and their success.
Pupil Premium will help ensure that children of all abilities reach their full potential.