Huthill Lane, Great Wyrley, Staffordshire WS6 6PG

01922666335

office@st-thomasmore.staffs.sch.uk

Pupil Premium Info

Our Pupil Premium allocation for 2018/19 is £33,000

Not every child in receipt of Pupil Premium experiences social issues, and not every child with social issues is in receipt of Pupil Premium.

We want all our pupils to want to come to school and to want to suceed.

This will be used to fund the following initiatives:

  • Release time and costings to train teachers and T.A's involved in the maths hub project. (Years Reception to Year 6).
  • Reading and Maths intervention groups in Upper KS2 (Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays each week.)
  • Extra resources to support reading at home and in school e.g. C.G.P books, Bug Club and Education City. (Whole School).
  • Develop all pupils communication skills through BSL (sign time Nursery - Year 6).
  • To find residential visits and school trips for pupils in receipt of pupil premium. (Whole school).

Further details are available in school.

Our Pupil Premium allocation for 2017-2018 is £23,670.

The main barriers to learning for some of our pupils in receipt of this funding (and others) in 2017 / 2018 are:

  • Attendance & punctuality.
  • Support at home.

These issues will be / have been addressed by:

  • Increasing communication with parents / carers in regard to attendance and punctuation and ensuring all pupils want to come to school to learn
  • Pupil premium pupils are given  CGP homework books in where appropriate.

Other uses of the funding include:

  • Continuing to fund a sign language teacher (approximately £5 k per annum.)
  • To fund residential visits and school trips to those pupils in receipt of Free School Meals. (approx. £1 k per annum.)
  • Provide a reading intervention programme for some pupils in Upper KS2
  • Funding reading programmes for use in school such as Bug Club and Education City.