Pupil Premium Policy
At Hatch Warren Infant School, we believe that all our children have an equal entitlement, and should have an equal opportunity to:
What is pupil premium?
The Pupil Premium (PP) is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals (FSM); this will also include pupils eligible for FSM at any point in the last 6 years (known as the Ever 6 FSM measure). Those children looked after or previously by the local authority (LAC or Post LAC), or who have been adopted from care, the children of armed service personnel, this will also include service children who have been eligible for service funding in the last 5 years (known as Ever 5 measure).
The intended purpose of this funding is to accelerate progress and raise attainment through targeted support for these vulnerable children.
Why should I apply?
It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils for whom they are responsible.
All our staff and governors accept responsibility for ‘socially disadvantaged’ pupils and are committed to meeting their pastoral, social and academic needs within a caring environment. The targeted and strategic use of pupil premium will support us in achieving our vision.
The range of provision the staff and Governors consider making for this group include:
It will be the responsibility of the Headteacher to report to the Governors on:
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