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The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG)

 

Background Information to the PPG

 

In 2011, the Pupil Premium Grant (PPG), which is additional to main school funding, was introduced by the Government to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their wealthier peers, by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most. 

 

Who Receives the Pupil Premium Grant

 

The Pupil Premium Grant is allocated to pupils in Reception to Year 11 from families, who are registered as 'Free School Meals' (FSM) or who have been registered as FSM at any point in the last 6 years (known as 'Ever 6'), together with children who have been in care for 6 months or more. 

 

2015-16 Pupil Premium Grant Funding 

 

The money must be spent on those pupils in receipt of the PPG to support their education, but it is for the school to determine how the money is spent

 

Disadvantaged pupils

Pupil premium per pupil

Early Years Pupil Premium

£300

FSM pupils in year groups Reception to Year 6

£1,320

Looked-after children (LAC) in care of the English Local Authority

£1,900

Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order

£1,900

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 5 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence

£300

 

 

The Pupil Premium Grant at Coleshill Heath School

 

The Staff and Governors at Coleshill Heath School are united in a shared vision, that EVERY child deserves the right to access educational excellence every single day, regardless of social background. Therefore our policy on the spending of our PPG is whole-heartedly centred upon our commitment to ensuring that the 'personalized needs' of all of our children are met, to support them to achieve their highest possible goals and reach their full potential...'Every child, every day!'  

 

We target and plan for the individual needs of each child in receipt of the PPG, allocating spending on a range of initiatives, which have been identified by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to have the greatest impact on 'narrowing-the-gap' and raising standards of progress. See https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/toolkit-a-z/

 

The provision we offer is centered upon identifying gaps in learning, tailoring bespoke intervention, be it academic and/or social and emotional provision, and moving children to, at a minimum, their age related expectation and beyond.

 

The Department of Education is a good source of additional information on the Pupil Premium Grant. https://www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/support-for-children-young-people

Please click on the document below, which explains how we are targetting our spending for the 2015-16 academic year, along with information for the last three years. 

Important Pupil Premium Information

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