Pupil Premium is additional funding allocated to schools to support pupils from low-income families. Although schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit, schools will be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupil’s attainment and progress.
As of the 1st January 2015, all schools across England have been required to ensure that milk is made available during the school day to all pupils.
As at present, all children aged between 5 and 18 who are eligible for free school meals (where the school claims a Pupil Premium) must be offered free milk. Schools use the dedicated schools grant to fund the provision of milk for eligible pupils.
The scheme offers each pupil 189ml of milk at a subsidised price of 22p per child per day. Children under five years old have milk free of charge, as do all those eligible to free school meals.
If you wished to view a leaflet about the school milk scheme then please click here.
Good teaching is allowing pupils to make up for previous gaps in their learning. Pupils have good attitudes to learning because teachers plan activities which maintain pupils interest and enthusiasm. Pupils are proud of their work and this is reflected in their books, which are very neatly presented.
The academy provides well for pupils of all abilities. The most able pupils are given work which is at the right level and are encouraged to do as well as they can and so they make good progress.
Pupils enjoy reading and use the well-stocked library to choose a different book each week. Daily reading sessions, together with well-taught phonics (the sounds that letters make) help to secure pupils good achievement in reading.