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Pupil Premium at Newby Primary School

The Pupil Premium is additional funding allocated to schools in order to support looked after children and children who are entitled to free school meals. The funding is to accelerate progress and raise attainment in English and Maths.

You can read our Pupil Premium Policy, including how we monitor effectiveness, click here.

Pupil Premium 2016 – 17

In the 2016-2017 academic year, Newby will receive approximately £162,940 in Pupil Premium funding, based on current numbers on roll. Click here to see the planned expenditure.

For more information on the Pupil Premium, please visit: www.education.gov.uk/schools/pupilsupport/premium

Pupil Premium in 2015-16

In the 2015-16 academic year, Newby received £164,313 in Pupil Premium funding. Click here to see the breakdown and impact of Pupil Premium spending.

Pupil Premium Philosophy

We use pupil premium in a variety of ways to provide additional staffing, experiences and equipment to our school – both inside and outside the curriculum.  By broadening the horizons of children from our lowest income groups, we aim to give them experiences that other children take for granted.

As every child has different needs and interests, the intervention strategies we use focus on motivation, achievement and positive experiences.  We have considered research on effective interventions conducted by the Sutton Trust which shows that some of the most effective interventions focus upon strong relationships with pupils, different types of learning, and giving feedback. We have also taken into account other areas of research, such as those which show that early years interventions and parental involvement are very valuable in accelerating progress by 3 – 6 months.

We expect the cumulative effect of all our interventions to follow our children throughout their entire school careers.