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Pupil Premium Information

At Great Missenden School pupil premium funding for 2013 – 2014 will be used to support a range of academic and wider school life activities and experiences. This year we will receive £900 of funding per pupil for all children who have been eligible for Free School Meals at any time over the past 6 years.

The pupil premium allocation is spent either by providing academic support to boost attainment or as a means by which pupils learning or experiences may be enriched.

Where pupils attainment is good, the funding will be used to enrich their learning through:

  • Funding residential and educational visits
  • Funded extra curricular clubs and activities
  • Challenge groups to ensure pupils fulfil their academic potential (Literacy & Maths)
  • Breakfast club
  • Music tuition
  • Other areas specific to the individual needs of a pupil eligible for pupil premium funding.

Where pupils attainment is below the national expectations, the funding will be used to support the pupils learning needs through:

  • 1:1 tuition
  • Intervention groups (Reading, Writing & Maths)
  • Other areas specific to the individual needs of a pupil eligible for pupil premium funding.

Pupil Premium Allocation and Impact on Attainment

During the academic year 2012 – 2013 we received £18,850 of pupil premium funding. This represented funding at a rate of £600 per pupil for 31 FSM pupils and one service child (£250). Support was focussed on raising academic attainment and providing additional pastoral care and guidance.

The impact of this spending can be seen in good rates of progress for all pupil premium children. This group has also demonstrated noticeably improved learning behaviours, with improvements in levels of involvement and engagement with their learning.

Teacher assessment of the 7 pupil premium children in year 6:

100% achieved or exceeded the national average of level 4 in Writing. All children eligible for pupil premium made at least satisfactory progress with 70% making good or better progress since the end of Key Stage 1.

100% achieved or exceeded the national average of level 4 in Reading. All children eligible for pupil premium made at least good progress with 56% making outstanding progress since the end of key Stage 1.

100% achieved or exceeded the national average of level 4 in Maths. All children eligible for pupil premium made at least satisfactory progress with 70% making good or better progress since the end of Key Stage 1.

Teacher Assessment of the 2 pupil premium children in year 2:

100% achieved or exceeded the national average of level 2 in Writing.

100% exceeded the national average of level 2 in Reading and Maths.

Caroline Taylor, Deputy Head and Pupil Premium Champion