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Pupil Premium 

Pupil Premium was introduced by the Department of Education in 2011. It is additional funding allocated to the school to support groups of children who are vulnerable and could possibly under achieve. These include children who are entitled to free school meals, children of service personnel, children looked after by the Local Authority or adopted from care and in 2015_16, disadvantaged three and four year old children. 

The purpose of the extra funding is to provide additional resources from outside the school’s budget to accelerate progress and raise attainment.  In most cases the Pupil Premium is allocated to school and is clearly identifiable. It is the school’s decision as to how the Pupil Premium is spent, as schools are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However they will be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupils from low-income families.  

At Dalton School, we are committed to helping every child and their family achieve their very best, by providing a well-resourced and high quality learning environment. 

Total number of pupils of roll at Dalton School-  530

Total number of pupils eligible for the pupil premium grant - 154

 

The amount of Pupil Premium funding for disadvantaged pupils at Dalton School for the financial year 2015/2016 is £195,360

The amount of Pupil Premium funding for 2016_17 is £200,640 

Eligibility for the Pupil Premium Grant:

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 6 Free School Meals (FSM).  Ever 6 are those pupils who have been eligible for FSM within the past six years.

£1,320

Looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority.  

The LAC premium must be managed by the designated virtual school head (VSH) and used without delay for the benefit of the looked-after child’s educational needs as described in their personal education plan. Dalton School has two LAC children currently on roll.

 

£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

 

Service children

Pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 5 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence.

£300

Early Years Premium

 

Disadvantaged three and four-olds receiving free pre-school education.

£300 

 

Dalton School's Pupil Premium Policy 2015_16

 

Further information available:

Pupil-Premium-Summit-Report-FINAL-2015

 http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/pupilsupport/premium/b0076063/pp

 

How the funding has been used in:

2013_2014

2014_15

2015_16

 How the funding is being used in 2016-2017

 Click: End of Key Stage Results_ Disadvantages Pupils and Non-disadvantaged Pupils.  

Disadvantaged pupils made 100% expected progress in reading; 46% made more than expected progress.

92% made expected progress in writing; 42% made more than expected progress.

In Maths, 92% made the expected progress and 33% made more than expected progress.