Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.
School leaders are best placed to assess their pupils’ needs and use the funding to improve attainment, drawing on evidence of effective practice. It is up to school leaders to decide how to spend the pupil premium.
Evidence suggests that pupil premium spending is most effective when schools use a tiered approach, targeting spending across 3 areas, with a particular focus on teaching.
Investing in high-quality teaching, for example:
2. Targeted academic support
Additional support for some pupils focussed on their specific needs, for example:
3. Wider approaches
Support for non-academic issues that impact success in school, such as attendance, behaviour and social and emotional challenges. For example:
At Littlemoor, our aim is to ensure that our teaching and learning meets the needs of all our pupils, helping all pupils achieve their individual potential. The Pupil Premium funding helps Littlemoor ensure that we provide extra provision for our pupils who fall into this group; assessing and addressing their individual needs.We are fully committed to raising the aspirations and attainment of all our learners.
We have created a Pupil Premium Strategy in line with the above guidance for 2021-2024. Please refer below to our Pupil Premium Strategy Statement for 2021-2022.