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Pupil Premium

How we use our Pupil Premium Funding 

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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium, is additional to main school funding, and sets out to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals; those looked after by the local authority and children of service personnel.


Medmerry spends its allocation on:

Provision of adult support in the classroom and through withdrawal for small booster work.

Before & after school clubs and for school trips

Provision of specialist interventions

IT equipment


Pupil Premium Provision 2014 – 2015

Nature of Support

  • Intervention programmes organised by the SENCO
  • Adult support for individuals and small groups
  • Additional teaching support for individuals and small groups
  • Subsidies for school trips, clubs, uniform
  • Experience days
  • Purchasing wider range of graded reading texts to support and motivate able readers

Focus of Support

  • Speech and language development
  • Helping children to develop appropriate social skills and provide emotional support
  • Maths and English
  • Reading comprehension
  • Jump Ahead child development programme
  • Home / school liaison

Impact of Support

  • In Year 2, 2 of the 3 children who are eligible achieved a level appropriate for their age, or higher, in reading, writing and maths.
  • In Year 6, all of the children who are eligible achieved a level appropriate for their age, or higher, in reading, writing and maths.
  • All children were able to take part in school trips.
  • Children feel supported and know they have a designated adult to turn to for emotional support, particularly during break and lunch times.
  • Children in KS1, on the Jump Ahead programme, have increased confidence and improved speaking and listening skills.