Homefields Primary School Pupil Premium
What is Pupil Premium?
Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools for the specific purpose of boosting the attainment of pupils from low-income families. Funding is based on children who have registered for a free school meal at any point in the last 6 years, children who are in care or adopted, and children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.
The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is additional funding for early years settings to improve the education they provide for disadvantaged 3- and 4-year-olds.
The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between these children and their wealthier peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most. Whilst schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit we are required to publish online information about how we have used the Premium.
Pupil Premium at Homefields Primary School
At Homefields Primary School we value the abilities and achievements of all our pupils, and are committed to providing each pupil with the best possible environment for learning. We recognise that each child is unique and will have different needs, which may well vary throughout their time in the school. We have planned to spend our Pupil Premium funding to try to give them all the support that they need to “Step up and achieve their potential"
Our Pupil Premium strategy looks at identifying 'INDIVIDUAL BARRIERS TO LEARNING' and breaks them down for each child. This then enables a bespoke offer of provision to be created for each individual child depending on their needs beyond the universal provision offer.
For the academic year 2020-21 our school is expecting to receive £31,617
For the academic Year 2019-20 our school received £ 28.586
For the academic year 2020-2021 our school received
The percentage of our pupils known to have been eligible for Pupil Premium is 4%. The national average percentage is 27.3% for Primary Schools.