Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium Grant is allocated to schools based on the number of children entitled to free school meals, or those who have been entitled during the previous six years, including children who have been looked after in care continually for more than six months. For details of how to claim FSM please see the bottom of the document.

The Pupil Premium Grant for 2019-20 is £1320 per pupil and the school will receive £44,540 for this academic year (23 pupils).

We aim to spend the Pupil Premium Grant on raising achievement for those children from disadvantaged backgrounds as well as ensuring full involvement of all pupils in school activities. The interventions are research and evidence based or have previously been shown to be successful at the school.

For details on how we intend to spend this year's Pupil Premium funding, please click here

For analysis on how we spent last year's Pupil Premium funding, please click here

For analysis on how we spent  Pupil Premium funding in 2017/18, please click here


Barriers to learning

Barriers to learning for pupils in receipt of the Pupil Premium Grant include:

  • Multiple areas of deprivation: education, income, vulnerability, health, crime, living environment, housing, employment.

Factors affecting children include:

  • Low starting point on entry
  • Split families
  • SEND
  • Lack of parental support and engagement
  • Poor attendance
  • Poor behaviour and attitude to learning.

 Your child may be able to get free school meals and additional Pupil Premium funding if you get any of the following:

  •  Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual       gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

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.

Children under the compulsory school age who are in full time education may also be able to get free school meals.

For more information please visit, www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-meals 

To claim FSM and therefore enable your child to access this additional support, you can either complete the form available from the school office or complete an online application.

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Nov 15, 2019

Children in Need - "Spotty" Day

Today the children dressed in their spotty tops for Children in Need.  We also had a surprise visit from Pudsey Bear during assembly.  He then visited all the children in their classrooms.  He was astounded at the amount Grange raised today ... £378.54.  Well done and thank you to everybody. 

 

Oct 25, 2019

50/50 Club Winners

The draw took place for the 50/50 Club today during Assembly.  The lucky winners for October are:

1st Place -  Sarah Dando
2nd Place - Julia Siegler
3rd Place -  Mrs Mapperley

Well done to you all.

Grange Primary School,

Elder Avenue,

Wickford,

Essex,

SS12 0LR

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