Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools by the Government (See link below). It is allocated to children who are known to be eligible for Free School Meals (FSM), Service Children and children who have been looked after continuously for more than 6 months (LAC). This includes pupil's eligible for FSM at any point in the last six years (known as Ever 6 FSM measure) as well as children who have been adopted or are under a special guardianship order.
It is up to the school to decide how the Premium is spent, as we are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils at school, and it is used to ensure that these children are supported in making good academic progress every school year.
We have high aspirations for all the children in our school community and believe that all children should be given the opportunity to reach their full potential whatever that might be.
We seek, as a school community, to give all children the tools to naviagate through life and we provide personalised learning opportunities and targeted support to allow every child to flourish.
Our priorities at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School are:
This provision will include:
Decisions around spending are arrived at by:
Our funding allocation is variable based on the number of pupils entitled.
We review and write our Pupil Premium Statement annually. Please find our current and previous statements below.